Allen had attended Pennsauken High School in Pennsauken NJ. He was first seen on television "The Cosby Show" in 1990. He gave an impressive performance such that Allen appeared in that television for two seasons. He has also appeared as Marcus Stokes in an episode during the second season of "The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air". He made a guest appearance on "Malcolm & Eddie" as Preston.
Allen has also appeared in various films, from the film "Rooftops" in 1989 to the film "What's Done in The Dark" in 2006. Allen is 48 years aged American nationality actor belongs to black ethnicity and height 5 feet 10 inch. The information about Allen's married life and about his wife and children are not disclosed yet. Allen earns his most of the salary from the film and television industry such that his net worth is estimated to be about U.S $ 5 million.