Alyssa Milano (full name Alyssa Jayne Milano) was born on December 19, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York City. She is an American actress.
Biography and Career :
Alyssa Milano began her career at the age of eight when she won a part in an open audition for a national tour of Annie. Having gained a reputation, she appeared in television commercials and off-Broadway productions. One of her first acting roles was at the age of 10 in the television program Who's the Boss?, alongside Tony Danza, Judith Light, Danny Pintauro, and Katherine Helmond.
Alyssa Milano starred as Samantha Micelli, the daughter of Danza's character, Tony Micelli. Her family relocated from Brooklyn to Hollywood when Alyssa won the role.
At the beginning of her career Alyssa was known mainly for her role as
Samantha Micelli on Who's the Boss? (1984-1992). She tried to shed her "nice girl" image by appearing in several films targeted at adults, such as Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993), Embrace of the Vampire (1994), Confessions of a Sorority Girl (1994), Deadly Sins (1995), and Poison Ivy II: Lily (1996).
Alyssa Milano gained more mainstream success in TV as Jennifer Mancini on Melrose Place (1997-1998), Meg Winston in Spin City and most notably as Phoebe Halliwell on Charmed (1998-2006).
Alyssa Milano has seven tattoos. She has a sacred heart on her behind, a fairy kneeling in grass on her hip, rosary beads on her back, an angel on her left ankle, an Orobous (a snake biting its own tail) on her right wrist, an "om" on the other wrist and a garland of flowers around her right ankle.
Alyssa Milano is an accomplished singer and recording artist, though not successful in her home country of the United States. She has released five albums that have all reached sales of over one million copies in Japan.
The Look In My Heart album was accompanied by a video release of the same name that included videos for the 3 singles lifted from the album and a behind the scenes segment entitled Alyssa's backstage memories.
Alyssa has taken groundbreaking action to protect her rights and the rights of celebrities on the World Wide Web. She has won several copyright infringement suits, and has dedicated the settlement money to the launch of a new search index on the web, Safesearching.com, a global community dedicated to offering a safe way to get the best entertainment information on the Internet.
- Alyssa played the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger's daughter in Commando.
- Had a best-selling excercise video in 1988 called Teen Steam.
- Height : 5'2"/157 cm
- Best known for her roles on the sitcom Who's the Boss? and as Phoebe Halliwell on the fantasy series Charmed.
- Her first role was in the musical 'Annie' on Broadway, she was 8 years old then.
- Has 3 dogs: Ripely, Stella, and Hugo
- Born under the astrological sign Sagittarius.
- Her favorite saying is "It's nice to be important, but it's important to always be nice."
- "I've always believed in experiencing everything in life. When you walk out with blinders on, you cut yourself off from the angels and the fairies."
- "Every time I decide I want a child I get another pet. I have 3 dogs, 13 birds and 3 horses, what does that tell you?"
- "Charmed" (2005)
- Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone (2005) (voice)
- "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius"
- Jimmy Neutron: You Bet Your Life Form (2004) (TV) (voice)
- Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
- Kiss the Bride (2002)
- Buying the Cow (2002)
- "Spin City" (2002)
- Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2001) (V) (voice)
- "Diamond Hunters" (2001) (mini) TV Series
- "Fantasy Island" (1998)
- "Melrose Place" (1997-1998)
- Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (1998) (TV)
- Hugo Pool (1997)
- Below Utopia (1997)
- Public Enemies (1996)
- To Brave Alaska (1996) (TV)
- Glory Daze (1996)
- Fear (1996)
- Poison Ivy II (1996)
- Jimmy Zip (1996)
- The Surrogate (1995) (TV)
- "The Outer Limits" (1995)
- Deadly Sins (1995) .... Cristina
- Double Dragon (1994)
- Confessions of a Sorority Girl (1994) (TV)
- Embrace of the Vampire (1994)
- Candles in the Dark (1993) (TV)
- Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993) (TV)
- Conflict of Interest (1993)
- The Webbers (1993) (TV)
- Where the Day Takes You (1992)
- "Who's the Boss?" (1984-1992)
- Little Sister (1992)
- Speed Zone! (1989)
- Dance 'Til Dawn (1988) (TV)
- Crash Course (1988) (TV)
- The Canterville Ghost (1986) (TV)
- Commando (1985)
- Old Enough (1984).
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