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Allen is of Gaelic origin, variant of Alan(Old German), meaning is â€˜Preciousâ€™. From English origin it means â€˜ Little rockâ€™.
Allen Ginsberg, an American beat poet; American actor and film director Woody Allen, who took the stage name Allen from his real first name; Bryan Allen is a professional ice hockey defenceman in the NHL( National Hockey League), playing for the Florida Panthers.
From Irish and Scottish origin Allen means â€˜ Fair and handsomeâ€™.
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is an American actor.Brimley became famous later in life for appearing in such films as The Hotel New Hampshire, John Carpenter's The Thing, and Cocoon. In 2001 he starred in the Turner Network Television film Crossfire Trail with Tom Selleck. He had an important role in The China Syndrome. He often plays a gruff or stodgy old man, notably on the 1980s drama series Our House. His first characterization was in Absence of Malice, in which he played a small but key role as a curmudgeonly, outspoken James A. Wells, Assistant U.S. Attorney General. He expanded on this characterization in The Natural, as the world-weary manager of a hapless baseball team. He is known to Star Wars fans as Noa Briqualon in George Lucas' 1985 made-for-TV movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor.
is a Welsh former professional footballer who played for Watford, Aston Villa, Norwich City, Millwall, Newcastle United and Stevenage Borough. Allen played 14 times for Wales between 1986 and 1993.Allen began his career with Watford, signing apprentice terms in July 1983, before becoming professional in March 1985. He scored Watford's only goal in 1985 FA Youth Cup final. He played and scored for the Hornets in their FA Cup semi-final defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in 1987, and in 19 cup appearances for Watford scored eight goals. He was loaned to Aston Villa in September 1987 by new Watford manager Dave Bassett, and joined Norwich for a fee of Â£175,000 in August 1988.