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"You can be whatever you want to be. You're brilliant, man. Absolute best of the best. I can't sit here and watch you run in place in Central City for some old dude who is not going anywhere."
―Henry Allen to Barry Allen[src]

Doctor Henry Allen is the husband of Nora Allen and the father of Barry Allen. Following his wife's murder in 2001, Henry was falsely convicted of killing her and sent to Iron Heights Penitentiary.

Biography

Early Life

Henry Allen graduated from university with a doctorate, and later met Nora, whom he would later marry. On September 30, 1992, Henry and Nora Allen had their son Barry Allen.[1]

Death of Nora Allen

In 2001, Nora Allen was murdered in their home, and Henry Allen was falsely convicted for her death and sent to Iron Heights Penitentiary.[2] His son Barry would often visit Henry there.[1]

Barry Allen's Visit

"Because you're holding yourself back. You're going in circles. You're working three dead-end jobs, going on four. Where do you even have the time?"
"I make the time.
"
―Henry Allen and Barry Allen[src]
At Iron Heights Penitentiary, Henry was visited by his son Barry Allen, who was obsessed with proving his father's innocence.[1]

Personality

Henry Allen is an innocent man, being falsely convicted for the murder of his wife. Despite this, he wants the best for his son's future and asked him to never visit him again, though Barry still visited him.

Relationships

Family

Trivia

Behind the Scenes

References

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