Date of Birth : Mar 16th 1971
Texas native, born in El Paso and raised in Plano. In 1993 he moved to New York to attend Juilliard and upon leaving began his career in the theatre with Bunny Bunny, for which he received the Clarence Derwent award for best New York theatre debut, and a Theatre World award for best actor. Alan has since appeared in several off-Broadway and Broadway plays. He could most recently be seen in The Roundabout Theatre’s critically acclaimed 2007 revival of Prelude to a Kiss on Broadway. In 2005 Alan appeared in Monte Python’s Spamalot.
After filming Death at a Funeral, Alan landed a role in James Mangold’s western, 3:10 to Yuma, opposite Russell Crow and Christian Bale due to be released this fall. Other movie credits include Judd Apatow’s Knocked Up, Serenity, the cult hit by Joss Whedon, I, Robot, where he played the robot, Sonny, opposite Will Smith, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story as Pirate Steve, Hearts in Atlantis with Sir Anthony Hopkins, A Knight’s Tale, 28 Days with Sandra Bullock, Wonder Boys, and Patch Adams.
Alan has appeared in many television shows and made-for-television movie events, but having written all of the above, he is tired of writing about Alan and would like to conclude with the list of special skills listed from a 1992 found resume: Stage combat, juggling, horseback riding, skate boarding, carpentry, and weird faces and voices.