Allan McKeown

allan-mckeown-400x600.jpg

Photo credit: 

Allan McKeown

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: May 21, 1946
Date of Passing: December 24, 2013
Birthplace: Ealing, England
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

Allan McKeown was a producer who won a Primetime Emmy in 1997 for the HBO series Tracey Takes On..., which starred Tracey Ullman, his wife of 30 years.

McKeown, who grew up in London, left school at 14 and later became a hairdresser who worked with such stars as The Beatles, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Michael Caine.

After changing careers in the late 1960s, he went on to produce films, television and stage shows.

Allan McKeown was a producer who won a Primetime Emmy in 1997 for the HBO series Tracey Takes On..., which starred Tracey Ullman, his wife of 30 years.

McKeown, who grew up in London, left school at 14 and later became a hairdresser who worked with such stars as The Beatles, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Michael Caine.

After changing careers in the late 1960s, he went on to produce films, television and stage shows.

His movies included the comedies Porridge and To Russia With Elton. His live theatrical ventures included Lennon on Broadway, a collaboration with Yoko Ono, and Jerry Springer the Opera at London's National Theatre, which won the Olivier Award for Best New Musical in 2004.

He made his most lasting impression on television, producing such U.K. programs as Shine on Harvey Moon, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Lovejoy, Birds of a Feather, Pie in the Sky and Goodbye Sweetheart. In the U.S., in addition to Tracey Takes On..., he produced another Ullman project, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union.

McKeown died December 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. He was 67.

 

Show more
Browser Requirements
The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:

Chrome
Firefox
Safari


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window