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Why Victor From Night Teeth Looks So Familiar

Netflix's "Night Teeth" premiered just in time for spooky season 2021. The vampire thriller stars former Disney star Debby Ryan and Lucy Fry as two vampires who use rideshare driver Benny (Jorge Lendeborg Jr.) for a night of mayhem in Los Angeles. Netflix has been bolstering its roster of vamp-centered content. It is the current streaming home to the "Twilight Saga" in the U.S., and released "Vampires vs. the Bronx" in 2020. The "Castlevania" animated series has been running on the service since 2017.

"Night Teeth" features supporting performances by Megan Fox, "Euphoria" and "White Lotus" star Sydney Sweeney, and Alfie Allen. Allen plays Victor, the film's antagonist. Bored with the stalemate between humans and vampires, Victor is planning on turning Los Angeles into a vampire theme park for a night, using the destruction as a cover for his coup to overthrow the current VIV's (Very Important Vampires). Alfie Allen has been acting since childhood, but really came to prominence on a certain dragon-heavy HBO mainstay.

Alfie Allen went through it on Game of Thrones

Alfie Allen is the son of British comedy performer Keith Allen, and the little brother of singer Lily Allen. Lily actually wrote a song about her brother, "Alfie," about how he was wasting his life. Apparently, Alfie heeded his sister's warning and is now doing quite well as an actor.

Starting in 2011, Alfie played Theon Greyjoy on HBO's "Game of Thrones." Theon was a plaything of fate, getting batted about the Houses Stark, Bolton, and Greyjoy. He starts the series the hostage of the Stark family, goes back to his Greyjoy clan in Season 2, only to be captured and castrated by Ramsay Bolton. Allen was nominated for an Emmy in 2019 for his role on "Game of Thrones," and died gloriously defending Bran from the Night King.

Lily once claimed that she had been offered the role of Yara Greyjoy on the show, writing in a 2014 Reddit AMA "I've been asked to do a Game of Thrones cameo, they asked me if I'd be interested in playing Theon's sister, and I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and s**t. Once they told me what was entailed, I said no thanks." Alfie disputes this anecdote.

He kicked off the John Wick saga

While still on "Game of Thrones," Allen also played Iosef Tarasov in the first "John Wick" film. His gang kills Wick's puppy, kicking off Keanu Reeves' roaring rampage of revenge that is slated to span across five movies. Iosef should know better than to tick off one of his dad's old enforcers, but that is Iosef to a tee. He is an entitled kid who thinks he's hard. Allen told The Source that he found that Tarasov's fits informed his character, saying "He had just really show-y costumes. It was very very sort of expensive suits, leather jackets, and shiny shoes. It was brash."

The first "John Wick" also stars Michael Nyqvist as Iosef's father, Russian mob boss Viggo Tarasov. "30 Rock" star Dean Winters, Ian MacShane, and Willem Dafoe also play tough guys in this world where everyone seems to be either an ex- or current assassin. In the same Source interview, Allen highlighted working with John Leguizamo (who plays chop shop owner Aurelio)as a highlight of his work on the film.

Allen has hunted predators and dove into his own mind

Alfie Allen has crossed over to several genres since his time on "Game of Thrones" and "John Wick," including a memorable appearance in 2018's "The Predator" as Lynch, a war veteran  who fights against the rampaging alien race in small-town America. Allen doesn't shy away from experimental work, either; he starred in an abstract short film called "Nightwalkers," not to be confused with anything related to White Walkers.

Allen appeared with some of the biggest names in Hollywood when he was cast in "Jojo Rabbit," Taika Waititi's Oscar-winning adaptation of "Caging Skies." He was among names that include Scarlett Johanson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, and Stephen Merchant. After "Night Teeth," you can look forward to more from Allen, as he will star in "SAS: Rogue Heroes." Deadline confirmed the announcement of the BBC series in March, and it will tell the story of the British Special Forces unit's formation amid the height of World War II.