Alyson Hannigan (full name Allison Lee Hannigan) was born on March 24, 1974 in Washington, D.C., United States. She is an American actress.
Biography and Career :
Alyson Hannigan began her acting career in Atlanta at the young age of 4 in commercials sponsoring such companies as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos.
She is a seasoned television actress veteran, guest starring in "Picket Fences" (1992), "Roseanne" (1988), "Touched by an Angel" (1994) and the "The Torkelsons" (1991) before starring in her most notorious role yet in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997) as Willow Rosenberg.
In 1997, Hannigan was cast to play Willow Rosenberg, Buffy's best friend, on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The show became a big success, and Hannigan gained recognition, subs
equently appearing in several notable films aimed at teenage audiences, including American Pie, Boys and Girls, and American Wedding. By the time Buffy had ended in 2003, Hannigan was earning a $250,000 salary for each episode. She also reprised her role of Willow in a few episodes (including most notably "Orpheus") of the Buffy spin-off, Angel, but none after Buffy finished production.
In early 2004, Hannigan made her West End debut, starring in a stage adaptation of When Harry Met Sally... at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, opposite Luke Perry. In 2005, she returned to starring in a regular television series, appearing in the currently-running show, How I Met Your Mother, and also playing a recurring guest role on Veronica Mars.
In February 2006, Date Movie, in which Hannigan stars as a character meant to be a parody on romantic comedy heroines, was released in theaters.
- Graduated from North Hollywood High School in 1992.
- Was a clarinet player in junior high school.
Has a tattoo of tribal dolphins on her ankle, and a japanese kanji, for luck and happiness, on her back.
- Played soccer until she got an injury in her early teens.
- Alyson's parents divorced when she was 2. Her mother is a real estate agent in Atlanta, Georgia, and her father is a truck driver in Missouri.
- Married to Alexis Denisof. Denisof proposed during a trip to Northern California wine country during the 2002 holiday season. They were married in October 2003.
- At age 11 moved from Atlanta, Georgia, to Los Angeles.
- Height : 5'6"/168 cm.
- Farce of the Penguins (2006) (voice)
- "How I Met Your Mother" (2006) (TV)
- Date Movie (2006)
- "Veronica Mars" (2005) (2 episodes)
- "King of the Hill" (2004) TV Episode (voice)
- "That '70s Show" (2004) (2 episodes)
- American Wedding (2003)
- "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997-2003)
- "Angel" (2001-2003) (3 episodes)
- Beyond the City Limits (2001)
- American Pie 2 (2001)
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000) (VG) (voice)
- Boys and Girls (2000)
- "The Wild Thornberrys" (2000) TV Episode (voice)
- "100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd" (1999-2000) (2 episodes)
- American Pie (1999)
- Hayley Wagner, Star (1999) (TV)
- Dead Man on Campus (1998)
- For My Daughter's Honor (1996) (TV)
20. "Picket Fences" (1996) TV Episode
- A Case for Life (1996) (TV)
- The Stranger Beside Me (1995) (TV)
- "Touched by an Angel" (1994) (1 episode)
- "Almost Home" (1993) (2 episodes)
- Switched at Birth (1991) (TV)
- "Roseanne" (1990) (1 episode)
- "Free Spirit" (1989-1990)
- My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
- Impure Thoughts (1986) (as Allison Hannigan)
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