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Tex Allen (II)

Tex Allen (birth name: "David Roger Allen," born January 18, 1944, New York City, New York Hospital Manhattan, NY, USA ) is (2018) a movie history scholar, writer, teacher, and SAG-AFTRA movie actor who also had early careers as a public relations and library manager (additional work he did during his 51 year career as a movie actor which work ... See full bio »

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 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Diplomat (uncredited)
 2013 House of Cards (TV Series)
Restaurant Patron
- Chapter 11 (2013) ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 2012/I Safe
Casino Manager (uncredited)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Republican Convention VIP (uncredited)
 2010 Salt
CIA Division Chief (uncredited)
 2009 State of Play
Investigative Reporter (uncredited)
 2009 My One and Only
Socialite (uncredited)
 2008 Body of Lies
Amsterdam Flower Mart Customer (uncredited)
 2008 What Happens in Vegas
Wall Street Banker (uncredited)
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series)
U. S. Senator (Unite Or Die)
- Unite or Die (2008) ... U. S. Senator (Unite Or Die) (uncredited)
 2008 The Wire (TV Series)
Newspaper Copy Editor
- Unconfirmed Reports (2008) ... Newspaper Copy Editor (uncredited)
 2007 Enchanted
New York City Socialite (uncredited)
 2007/I The Invasion
Washington DC Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 2007 The Knights of Prosperity (TV Series)
Comedy Club Patron
- Operation: Fighting Shape (2007) ... Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)
 2006 Flags of our Fathers
Retired Iwo Jima Marine Corps Captain (uncredited)
 2006 Step Up
Julliard School (NYC) Admissions Recruiter (uncredited)
 2006 The Sentinel
U.S. White House Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
 2005 Syriana
CIA Division Supervisor (uncredited)
 2005 Wedding Crashers
Assistant US Secretary Of The Treasury (uncredited)
 2005 xXx: State of the Union
Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
Johns Hopkins Med. School Teaching Physician (uncredited)
 2004 The Secret Service (TV Movie)
 2003 The West Wing (TV Series)
Camp David Food Chef
- Han (2003) ... Camp David Food Chef (uncredited)

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[About how movies are made]:

Movies are all about photography, and for an actor, about getting your picture taken. Who does it and how makes a lot of difference.

A two hour feature movie intended for presentation in a movie theater or on a TV screen is made up of roughly 1,000 fragments. The average fragment lasts 6 seconds. A "long take" shot averages about 12 seconds, and a short "reaction shot" ... See more »


Tex (David) Allen was hired in 1978 by Northern Telecom Of Canada (name later changed to NorTel) to become Financial Public Relations Manager in charge of the telephone and computer manufacturing company's Annual Report Of Operations, and other Quarterly Financial Report Publications. He wrote an award winning theme article for the 1978 Northern Telecom Annual Report which explained the ... See more »


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