Ryder Allen Wiki, Age, Family, Biography & More

Ryder Allen is an American child actor who is best known for playing the role of Sam in the film Palmer (2021).


Ryder Allen was born on Saturday, May 26, 2012 (age 9 years; as of 2021), and he hails from Los Angeles, California. Although earlier he went to school, he is being home-schooled by his mother as of January 2021. [1]

Physical Appearance

Hair Color: Medium Blonde

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Family & Ethnicity

His father’s name is Nicholai Allen, and his mother’s name is Amy Allen, who works as a business manager for Ryder and his sister, Gemma Allen, who is also a child actor.

Ryder Allen with his family


Ryder Allen made his acting debut in 2017 when he appeared in an episode of Law & Order True Crime in which he played the role of Young Erik Menendez. He came into the limelight in 2021 when he starred as a 7-year-old boy named ‘Sam’ in the film ‘Palmer.’ In the film, Ryder shared the screen with the Hollywood celebrity Justin Timberlake who played the titular role of ‘Eddie Palmer.’ The storyline of the film revolves around Eddie Palmer who often babysits Sam, a young boy who plays with dolls, likes to dress as a fairy, and refuses to accept the gender norms of society.


  • Ryder Allen loves to play ‘Bakugan,’ a video game based on a Japanese-Canadian animated series, on his Nintendo Switch.
  • Blue and pink are his favorite colors.
  • Ryder Allen has received the Creative Thinker Certificate and Citizenship Certificate at school.
  • Ryder Allen earned a yellow belt in karate in 2018.


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