Keith Allan currently stars as Murphy in the new SyFy original series “Z Nation,” which premiered on September 12, 2014
Born and raised in Sacramento, he attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. He then traveled to Colorado to work in theatre, where he was awarded The Drama Critics Circle award for his performance as the Emcee in “Cabaret.” He’s also lived in Seattle, where he trained and performed in regional theatre.
His television credits include “Will And Grace,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “C.S.I.,” “Enterprise” and “Mad Men” among others. As a filmmaker, he has produced, written and directed several short films including the official Sundance Film “The Big Abandoned Refrigerator Adventure,” which toured with the “Spike And Mike Sick And Twisted Film Festival.” In the summer of 2011, he co-wrote and directed his first feature “11/11/11” for The Asylum, and has continued writing and acting in several features for SyFy and the Lifetime network.
In his spare time, Allan likes to write, draw, hike, garden and travel, and gets his boogie on out on the dance floor. He considers himself a novice inventor having manufactured his own line of kinetic lamps for several years.
Allan currently lives in Los Angeles with his cat Harry Johnson.