Brittany Allen (born February 5, 1986) is a Canadian actress and producer, whose first notable role was as Marissa Chandler on All My Children from 2009 to 2010, for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in 2011. In later years, she worked consistently on television and in the films of her partner, Colin Minihan.
She attended Etobicoke School of the Arts in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and the Sheridan Institute for Technology and Advanced Learning in Oakville, Ontario, Canada for their renowned Music Theatre – Performance Program. In 2014, she started dating Canadian director Colin Minihan, whom she met on the set of Extraterrestrial, which he directed and she starred in. The couple would go on to collaborate on two more films to date.
After a few minor roles in TV movies, Allen played the role of Marissa Chandler on All My Children from April 21, 2009 to December 21, 2010. For this role, she earned a Daytime Emmy Award in 2011 in the category Younger Actress in a Drama Series. She went on to appear in several TV series, with recurring roles in the Canadian drama Bomb Girls and the American science fiction western Defiance on the Syfy network.
In 2014, she played the lead role in the science fiction horror film Extraterrestrial, directed by Colin Minihan of The Vicious Brothers, with whom Allen started an ongoing personal and professional relationship.
In 2015, Allen starred in the psychological thriller Backgammon and contributed to the writing of the story for the independent comedy-drama film, Almost Anything.
In 2016, she teamed up with Minihan again for the unconventional zombie film It Stains the Sands Red, where Allen acted as executive producer and starred as a lone woman being chased by a single, relentless zombie throughout the desert.
In 2017, Allen starred in the science fiction drama Incontrol. She also had a co-starring role in the horror film Jigsaw, a sequel to the Saw film franchise.
In 2018, she appeared on the USA Network series Falling Water, replacing Brooke Bloom in the role of Sabine for the series' second season. The same year she co-starred alongside her Jigsaw co-star Hannah Emily Anderson in the thriller What Keeps You Alive, which she also produced and scored. The film marks her third collaboration with Colin Minihan.
She is also set to appear in the horror film The Prodigy as Margaret St. James.