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Tina Alexis Allen

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As a break-out star on WGN’s hit series “Outsiders,” actress/author/playwright Tina Alexis Allen most recently starred as Shurn, a force to be reckoned with in the clash-of-cultures drama rooted in coal mining Kentucky. With Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giamatti on board as an executive producer, Allen acted alongside David Morse (“Treme,” “Hurt Locker”) and Ryan Hurst (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Bates Motel”).

The youngest of 13 kids in a Catholic family growing up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Tina was a tomboy at heart. After accepting a basketball scholarship to the University of Maryland, she caught the fashion bug, earned an MBA in marketing and moved to NYC. While working as a fashion executive on Seventh Avenue, she spent her weekends seeing Broa
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Tina Alexis Allen I actually don't believe in writer's block. So long as you keep writing in those moments when that voice in your head says, "this is crap!" then you n…moreI actually don't believe in writer's block. So long as you keep writing in those moments when that voice in your head says, "this is crap!" then you never have writer's block.
You have to be willing to write through the noise of "this sucks" but that's true about all art. You can't create and judge at the same time. A writer's block is a choice to listen to that self-criticsm, stop typing and close the computer.(less)
Tina Alexis Allen Laura, thanks so much for your question! Absolutely, unless it becomes a TV series but for sure I think it could very well be on the screen - big or l…moreLaura, thanks so much for your question! Absolutely, unless it becomes a TV series but for sure I think it could very well be on the screen - big or little. As for the actress to play the complicated younger me, there are so many great young actresses but I'd start with Elle or Dakota Fanning, Saoirse Ronan and I adore Emma Watson too. (less)
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Hiding Out by Tina Alexis Allen
"Hiding Out was a work of art by a truly courageous woman and survivor. It was also an account of family relationships, addiction, religion, family/personal betrayal and abuse, as well as a coming out story. This was an emotional read for me. I'm not " Read more of this review »
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"”So I stand against the wall, listen to REM, finish the beer, get more, keep my eye on the Freshman girl. Then some other girl, Deidre I think her name is, black spiked hair that already looks dated and trendy, black lipstick, black fingernail polish" Read more of this review »
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No Beast So Fierce by Edward Bunker
"”I was going to war with society, or perhaps I would only be renewing it. Now there were no misgivings. I declared myself free from all rules except those I wanted to accept--and I’d change those as I felt the whim. I would take whatever I wanted. I’" Read more of this review »
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I am directing a play in Hollywood called Extremities written in 1978 but oh sooooooo timely.
I am also working on the screen version of Hiding Out; outlining my next book and producing two feature films that I have written.

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