Corey Allen

Biography: Corey Allen earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UCLA in Theatre in 1954. While there he received the department's Best Actor award and starred in the UCLA film, A Time Out of War, which won the Academy Award & Cannes & Venice Film Festival for Best Short Film. Upon graduation he appeared in approximately twenty plays in the Los Angeles area. Director Nicholas Ray spotted Allen and subsequently chose him for the role of "Buzz" in Rebel Without a Cause. This led to featured roles in another dozen films such as Private Property, Party Girl, Darby's Rangers and The Chapman Report. Allen also appeared in many leading television series including Perry Mason and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Meanwhile he created, directed for and co-produced the Freeway Circuit Theatre which toured the Southwest for six seasons. Allen also directed numerous Equity productions in Los Angeles theatres. This led to a thirty year directorial career in television and film during which he directed three moviesCorey Allen earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UCLA in Theatre in 1954. While there he received the department's Best Actor award and starred in the UCLA film, A Time Out of War, which won the Academy Award & Cannes & Venice Film Festival for Best Short Film. Upon graduation he appeared in approximately twenty plays in the Los Angeles area. Director Nicholas Ray spotted Allen and subsequently chose him for the role of "Buzz" in Rebel Without a Cause. This led to featured roles in another dozen films such as Private Property, Party Girl, Darby's Rangers and The Chapman Report. Allen also appeared in many leading television series including Perry Mason and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Meanwhile he created, directed for and co-produced the Freeway Circuit Theatre which toured the Southwest for six seasons. Allen also directed numerous Equity productions in Los Angeles theatres. This led to a thirty year directorial career in television and film during which he directed three movies including Avalanche; television movies including the Emmy winning "Anne Gillian Story"; created a dozen pilots for television series including "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Murder She Wrote", "Simon and Simon", "Codename: Foxfire", "Stone" and "Capitol". He has earned two Directors Guild nominations for Best Direction in a television series, the Award for Cable Excellence for Best Direction of "Paper Chase" and received an Emmy for Best Direction of a "Hill Street Blues". Throughout this career Allen instructed acting, including three years at the Actors Workshop, and for the last nine years, conducted cold reading workshops at the Margie Haber Studio. Allen was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Columbia College-Holllywood for his work in helping to create their acting and directing curricula. Expand

Corey Allen's Scores

Average career score: 62
Highest Metascore: 74 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 51 Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 2 Sep 26, 1993 Director 7.0
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 7 Sep 20, 1993 Director 8.5
74 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 1 Jan 3, 1993 Director 8.0
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 4 Sep 24, 1990 Director 8.6
tbd Magnum, P.I.: Season 8 Oct 7, 1987 Director tbd
51 Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 1 Sep 28, 1987 Director 8.2
tbd Dallas: Season 9 Sep 27, 1985 Director tbd
tbd Murder, She Wrote: Season 1 Sep 30, 1984 Director 9.5
tbd Hill Street Blues: Season 4 Oct 13, 1983 Director tbd
tbd Scarecrow and Mrs. King: Season 1 Oct 3, 1983 Director 8.0
tbd Simon and Simon: Season 2 Oct 5, 1982 Director tbd
tbd T.J. Hooker: Season 2 Sep 25, 1982 Director tbd
tbd Simon and Simon: Season 1 Nov 24, 1981 Director 9.0
tbd Hill Street Blues: Season 1 Jan 15, 1981 Director 9.3
tbd The Rockford Files (1974): Season 6 Sep 28, 1979 Director tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 2 Sep 23, 1978 Director tbd
tbd The Rockford Files (1974): Season 5 Sep 22, 1978 Director tbd
tbd Police Woman (1978): Season 4 Oct 25, 1977 Director tbd
tbd Police Woman (1978): Season 3 Sep 28, 1976 Director tbd
tbd Police Woman (1978): Season 2 Sep 12, 1975 Director tbd
tbd The Streets of San Francisco (1972): Season 3 Sep 12, 1974 Director tbd
tbd Hawaii Five-O (1968): Season 6 Sep 11, 1973 Director tbd
tbd Hawaii Five-O (1968): Season 5 Sep 12, 1972 Director tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 5 Sep 14, 1971 Director tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 4 Sep 17, 1970 Director tbd