Allan F. Nicholls

Allan F. Nicholls

  • Born on
    • April 8th, 1945
Allan F. Nicholls is a Canadian actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, composer and musician. He was nominated for both a BAFTA and WGA award for his writing on the 1978 film A Wedding. He is often credited as Allan Nicholls. Allan was lead vocalist in the mid-60s with recording acts J.B. & The Playboys (RCA), who later became The Jaybees then Carnival Connection (Capitol). After playing Claude in the musical "Hair" he returned to Montreal to briefly sing lead vocals with Mashmakhan before releasing a number of solo recordings before delving into a career with the movie industry. A "J.B. & The Playboys – Anthology" CD was released by Super Oldies in 2005. He is probably most well known to the general public for his role as team captain Johnny Upton in the movie Slap Shot.


Acting (10 Credits)

2008Moonlight & Mistletoe as Earl
1999Cradle Will Rock as George Zorn
1985Trouble in Mind as Sector Representative Pete Regis
1980Popeye as Rough House
1979A Perfect Couple as Dana 115
1977Slap Shot as Johnny Upton
1976Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson as The Journalist (Prentiss Ingraham) (as Allan Nicholls)
1976Welcome to L.A. as David Howard
1975Nashville as Bill

Writer (2 Credits)


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