BiographyTyrone, Pennsylvania, USA
Alan grew up outside of Tyrone Pennsylvania, the home of 'Fred Waring'. Upon graduation from high school in 1969, was awarded a full scholarship from the U.S.A.F. (only 40 was awarded that year). He has an honorable discharge from the Air Force in 1971. And received a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1972. After graduation Alan received his draft notice for Vietnam. He enlisted into the U.S.M.C. and was sent to Quantico, Virginia to Officer Candidate School and got his 2nd Lt. commission in December 1972. The Marines sent him to Flight school at the U.S.N. Pensacola, Florida. Read more... primary flight training when the war ended and was honorably discharged. He had his theatre debut in a Jon Voight production of "the Basic Training of Pablo Hummel" in Los Angeles which starred David Proval. Was seen by 'Renee Valente' head of casting at Columbia Pictures who introduce him to director Buzz Kulik who used him in The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976). This led to other television and film roles. At this time there was some misfortunes. A never released film titled "Ellipsis" with Billy Gray and Toni Basil, and an unsold MTM pilot "Nichols and Dymes" aka "The Iron Cowboys". He co-owned a vintage clothing store on Sunset Blvd. for a while and briefly moved to Miami. He has done voice overs and looping for such shows as Magnum, P.I. (1980) and Miami Vice (1984). Currently living in Studio City, California.