Alan King

Biography: Comedian Alan King started out as a radio performer at the age of 14 and dropped out of school at 15 to work full time in the Catskills at the Hotel Gradus. His biting and satiric humor of growing up in tough nieghborhoods and his impersonations soon got him into trouble and he went on to work in the burlesque houses in Canada. He also became a professional boxer winning 20 straight bouts. Alan's style changed when he noticed how Danny Thomas was spoke to the audience not at them as he did. King began receiving roles on television programs in the 50's such as The Garry Moore Show where he appeared on a recurring basis, Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall and The Ed Sullivan Show. Alan appeared in several motion pictures most notably Casino.

Alan King's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 73 Casino
Lowest Metascore: 46 Mind the Gap
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
5 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
59 Rory O'Shea Was Here Feb 4, 2005 Tommy / Tommy 5.5
46 Mind the Gap Sep 24, 2004 Herb Schweitzer 5.9
69 Sunshine State Jun 21, 2002 Murray Silver 6.0
48 Rush Hour 2 Aug 3, 2001 Steven Reign 8.4
73 Casino Nov 22, 1995 Andy Stone / Andy Stone tbd