Actor Director Producer
Born in Los Angeles, Alan has been creating images and stories since he could walk and dance. He first acted on stage in Saudi Arabia at age 6. In High School, he competed in Speech and Drama while studying Humanities and Photography.
Alan received his BFA in Acting from CalArts and landed a few supporting roles in Film and Television as well as a Series Regular on pilots for Fox and Warner Brothers.
Alan is best known for playing Colin McCrae on the hit television show Gilmore Girls.
He's worked in film production for several commercial companies including Michel Gondry's Partizan. Alan has been Directing and Producing branded content over the last 5 years at BuzzFeed in Los Angeles and now with The Dad, Scary Mommy, and Fatherly in New York City.
Alan wants to next make exhilarating and eye opening films and television and move the world forward.
GILMORE GIRLS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE
Seasons 5 and 6 introduced Alan's character, Colin McCrae, to the hit show Gilmore Girls. Alan joined the Netflix Revival in 2016.
"MAKE A DOGS DAY: WINTER WONDERLAND"
Subaru - BuzzFeed
Directed By Matthew Gustafson and Alonso Homs
Facebook live muti-camera of puppies playing in the snow and then drying off in a cozy cabin. Finding volunteers to wrangle puppies was the easiest job.
"THINGS YOU WISH YOU COULD CONTROL IN HIGH SCHOOL"
Benzac - BuzzFeed
Directed By Ian Lynch
There are so many ways High School is a drag. This embodies most of it. Teagan Sirset won a Young Artist Award for her acting in this one.
"THE FIRST 100 DAYS OF MOMMYHOOD"
Acer - BuzzFeed
Directed By Michael Hoy
This was the time I learned how to shoot 100 days of a mom and her baby in 1 day.
3.1 Million Views
"CAN ONE PERSON ACTUALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE?"
Walgreens - BuzzFeed
Directed By Michael Langan
The Red Nose Day campaign had us make this stop motion video on the exponential and contagious results of giving.
"CAN WILL FERRELL, AMY POEHLER, AND JASON MANTZOUKAS PASS A HIGH SCHOOL TEST?"
Warner Brothers - BuzzFeed
Directed by Brad Woolf
Of course we had fun on this one. We all basically just watched the comedy masters do their thing. This was a promo for their movie, The House.
"PRO SKIERS REVEAL WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN GOLD"
Folgers - BuzzFeed
Gold Medal Skier, Ted Ligety, and Head Technical Coach, Forest Carey, talk over a cup of joe in Park City, Utah.