Lily Rose Beatrice Allen (born 2 May 1985 in London, England) is an English recording artist, talk show host, and actress. She is the daughter of comedian and musician Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen. In her teenage years, her musical tastes evolved from glam rock to alternative. She ran away from home to attend the Glastonbury Festival at the age of fourteen. A year later, Allen abandoned school and concentrated on improving her performing and compositional skills.