Allen Leech

Allen Leech

Allen Leech (born 18 May 1981) is an Irish actor best known for his role as Tom Branson on the historical drama series Downton Abbey (2010–2015). He made his professional acting debut with a small part in a 1998 production of A Streetcar Named Desire, made his first major film appearance as Vincent Cusack in Cowboys & Angels, and earned an Irish Film & Television Awards nomination in 2004 with his performance as Mo Chara in Man About Dog. He appeared as Willi in the Queen and Peacock (2000), at the Garter Lane Arts Centre. The following years, he was in The Morning After Optimism (2001) and then Da (2002). His breakthrough film performance was in Cowboys and Angels (2003), followed by a role in the 2004 cross-country caper film Man About Dog. He played the role of Shane Kirwan in Ireland's RTÉ series Love Is the Drug (2004), for which he received a Best Actor nomination from the Irish Film and Television Awards. He followed that up with the role of Willy in the television series Legend (2006), for which he received a Best Supporting Actor nomination from Irish Film and Television Awards. In 2010, he appeared on the small screen in The Tudors (2010) as the doomed Francis Dereham. Leech also appeared in ITV 2010s television series Downton Abbey as chauffeur Tom Branson. He played the role of officer Sam Leonard in television series Primeval in 2011 in series five. He also starred in the 2012 film adaptation The Sweeney. In 2014 he starred as the spy John Cairncross, in The Imitation Game. He played Freddie Mercury's personal manager, Paul Prenter, in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), which earned him a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Allen Leech, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland
    Birthday
    5/18/1981
Cowboys & Angels
Cowboys & Angels
6
Man About Dog
Man About Dog
6
Rewind
Rewind
6
Factory Farmed
Factory Farmed
6
In Fear
In Fear
5.6
Grand Piano
Grand Piano
6
The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game
8
From Time to Time
From Time to Time
6.2
The Sweeney
The Sweeney
5.7
Attila the Hun
Attila the Hun
6.5
The Hunter's Prayer
The Hunter's Prayer
5.7
Bohemian Rhapsody
Bohemian Rhapsody
8
Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey
7.1
Doing Money
Doing Money
5.4
As Luck Would Have It
As Luck Would Have It
6.8
Downton Abbey: A New Era
Downton Abbey: A New Era
7.2
You Can't Run Forever
You Can't Run Forever
4.5
My Name Is Andrea
My Name Is Andrea
6.5
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor
4
Iníon an Fhiaclóra
Iníon an Fhiaclóra
0
The Escapist
The Escapist
5.6
Cold Meat
Cold Meat
7
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