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Keegan Phillip Allen (born July 22, 1989) is an American actor who portrays Toby Cavanaugh in the TV series Pretty Little Liars.

Keegan Allen is also a photographer. He released his first photo journal, "life.love.beauty" on February 3rd, 2015.

History

Pretty Little Liars is a breakout role for him.  He has also made small appearances in the short film "Small Emergencies" and in TV shows such as Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Keegan Allen grew up in LA off of the Sunset Strip. He grew up in the business and the business grew up around him. His dad is an actor and his mom is a painter/artist. He didn't come into the business as an actor, he was more into editing and doing things behind the camera. While in high school and college he was really interested in video production and he wanted to know how the cameras and cinematography worked. He had always been involved in theater since he was very young, as he had always been fascinated by watching his dad get into characters and scene studies. He is thankful to his parents and is grateful for all his fans for getting him this far. 

Keegan made his acting debut in the 2002 short film, Small Emergencies. He did not act again until 2010 when he starred in Big Time Rush as he had been focusing on school and his other hobbies.

Photography is a big part of Keegan Allen himself as he carries a camera around almost everywhere he goes and takes professional and artistic pictures, often posting them to his Instagram @keeoone. After his role in BTR, he was seen in As a Last Resort, CSI, I Hate My Teenage Daughter and Bukowski. In 2010, Keegan auditioned for Pretty Little Liars to play Wren but received the part of Toby instead.

Filmography

Year Title Role
2002 Small Emergencies Parkeet Owner's Son
2010 Big Time Rush Model
2010 - 2017 Pretty Little Liars Toby Cavanaugh
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Max Ferris
2013 I hate my teenage daughter Jake

Quotes

Looking back, it's just like a good book, you know, you can look back on it and feel... Filled. And I feel very fulfilled with my experience on Pretty Little Liars.

Trivia

  • Keegan originally auditioned for Wren Kingston before being cast as Toby.
  • Keegan announced on Instagram on August 16, 2013, that he is making an album. The release date of the album is unknown.
  • He received an award for having abs since second grade.
  • Keegan was originally focused on learning the art of cinematography, video production, and editing and working behind the scenes on set instead of acting.
  • He starred in a video for ABC Family about bullying. It was titled, "You Should Know This About Me".
  • His Instagram handle is @keeoone
  • His Twitter handle is @KeeganAllen
  • Keegan had a cat named Minin that sadly passed away in 2017. A little over a year later, he got a new cat whom he named Tyn.
  • Since the finale of PLL, Keegan has attended a number of cons in honor of the show but had yet to appear in any television shows.
  • Keegan is an author and has written two books, "life.love.beauty." and "Hollywood: Photos and Stories from Foreverland".
  • He saw the Pilot episode of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists before any of the non-appearing PLL cast members did, and wished both Janel and Sasha luck via Instagram. In the video, he praised them on what a great job they did in the Pilot.
  • Keegan will host the Pretty Little Live event on Freeform celebrating the premiere of PLL: The Perfectionists.

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