Allen Perada is a native Californian living in LA originally from San Francisco and a graduate of SFSU (BA Broadcast Comm. AP ended 2013 being featured in the KIA Soul Hamster/L.Gaga 60 sec. Nat. spot and playing Sheriff Marks in the James Bills horror/ Grindhouse film "Hitchhiker Massacre" Allen started 2014 co starring in "The Other Side" directed by Jason Horton who directed Allen the LAFF HM film "Trap" and saw the indi film, "Parts of Disease", Allen co-starred in premier at the PAFF in Feb 2014. V-gamers might recognize Allen as the face of Capt. Del Rio in the VG "Halo 4". Allen has been tapped to play Dads to the lead character in two upcoming films. One, to his former "Trap" kidnap victim Ashton Lynette in an upcoming Zombie thriller, EAT and in Mark Toma's upcoming cop thriller "King Saud". A Dustin Mckim film "Hitman", now in post, from Canadian writer Phyllis Heltay also stars Allen as Moe a hit man with no tolerance for loose ends. AP was recently seen on TV in an ep. of, "Got Home Alive", for the Travel Channel about an American Biker kidnapped in Colombia and in the made for TV film, "Burned" on BET, featuring Eric Roberts, directed by Phyllis Tobin Bancroft the 2011 J&J Lens on Talent winner. Ap has Co-Starred on the WB's Seventh Heaven and in the, "Criminal Minds",ep, "Conflicted", directed by Jason Alexander where Allen plays cruel step dad to,"Twilight" star, Jackson Rathbone's character. AP started his acting career on shows like "Santa Barbara", "Renegade", "High Tide" and in films such as "Hook", "Body Snatchers" and "Mr. Jones". Playing the villain in the late Amir Shervan's 90s cult fav.,"Gypsy" was Allen's first lead role. Also a 90s rarity, Allen starred in the short film "For the Cause" the fx sci-fi gem shot gorilla style in the off hours on the Sony lot that caused a Hollywood buzz and landed Directer David Douglas a deal with Dimension Films.