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Allan (Mac) McKenna

Actor, Writer

Great Britain , South East
allan.mac2012@gmail.com

Current Work Details

What I do

act and write a bit. Help out at the wife's school

Company

Mencap - occasionally

Tel

01420 362637

Website

www.showreel.me.uk/MacMcKenna

Technical Skills

I'm a technophobe but can touch type

Resources / Expertise

Have driven HGV2, used to box for Caius Club Battersea, had a trial for Fulham at age 15

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

1986-1988

City Lit., Stukely St., London WC,
Acting, Can't remember. Must have passed.

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

The Bicycle Thieves, Sweet Smell of Success, Taxi Driver, the Pawnbroker.

I cried watching

Myself in a student flick. Christ I was awful

I left the cinema during

Gone with the Wind, Casablanca, The Apartment,Lord of the Rings.

Directors I love

Kazan, Don Siegal, Sidney Lumet, Scorsese

Actors I admire

Brando,Pacino,Gillian Anderson

Writers I respect

Erica Jong, Luke Rheinhart, Koestler, Laurie Lee, Orwell.

My desert island discs

Jeeez. I'm not the only one to fantasize about this then. Let's see: mostly jazz e.g. Brubeck,Kenton, Hampton and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and Bartok's 2nd Piano concerto. Oh and Dory Previn singing 'Lady with the Braid' and Burton reciting 'Fern Hill'

Books I have given my friends

Catcher in the Rye, The Dice Man, The Choirboys, Birdsong

My death row meal

Bottle of codein pills and a bottle of single malt.

The best thing I own

A magnolia tree my wife was going to chuck. It's flourishing and cheers me up to look at it.

More about me

What more? You mean you've read this far?

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Joined

20/05/02

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My Work & Credits

  • TV default

    Tesco's Xmas Pudding - Dec. 2012

    My role: granddad

    Format
    35mm
    Production company
    Some Such & Co
    Category
    unspecified
  • 69

    My role: Old Man

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Groundwork Pictures Ltd
    Category
    Short
  • Losing the Plot (Pilot)

    My role: Old Man Thompson

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Fingers in Pies
    Category
    unspecified
  • Film default

    I co-starred (along with Tiffany Shepis) in an Italian horror film called 'Nympha' in 2007

    My role: I must have done upwards ol a hundred shorts most

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Studio Interzona
    Category
    Feature
    • Document Name: Mac McKenna More... DOWNLOAD

      Formerly known as Allan McKenna to Equity and A.J. McKenna to avoid confusion with Alan McKenna.

  • Chessmaster

    My role: Chessmaster

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Cyrus Bales Films
    Category
    Short

My Actor Details

Agent

EPMC Talent, BMA

Union

Equity

Status

Professional

Casting Details

 

Appearance

Playing Range

50-60

Sex

Male

Ethnicity

White / Caucasian

Hair colour

Brown

Eye colour

Blue

Height

5'9"

Build

Medium

Location

Based in

Surrey/Hants border

Country of origin

Scotland maybe. If not Fulham

Willing to work in

Wherever.

Skills

Native Accent

London and SE

UK Accents

Irish, Scottish, Cockney, west country, RP

US Accents

Got away with a non-specific American accent once, i.e. the Ynnks accepted it.

International Accents

Australian?

Languages

English

Singing Skills

Baritone

Vehicle Licenses

Car, Truck

Extra Skills

Comedy, Improvisation

Other info

I've been acting since the mid-70s when I was working as a youth worker in London and started in street theatre with kids. I've appeared in several shorts (details of which I can't remember) and numerous stage plays. Why don't you have a facility for people to load their C.V.s?