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|Famous People from Lubbock County Texas|
Jo Harvey Allen
|Born and raised in Lubbock Texas to a dress shop
manager mother and a carpenter father. She is an
actress, playwright, poet, and pioneer of women in radio. Allen has
appeared in numerous films including co-starring roles in True
Fried Green Tomatoes, and The Client and
is most recently featured in The Homesman directed by
Jones from Midland Texas. She co-wrote and starred in the one
woman play Chippy...Diaries of a West Texas Hooker.
Jo Harvey Allen is best known for her work in film and for her one-woman plays which she has toured extensively including off-Broadway productions, As It Is in Texas, and Counter Angel which was first performed in truck stops and cafes and based on Allenís book of photographs and interviews titled The Beautiful Waitress.