Alison Brie

BirthDay:

29 Dec 1982

BirthPlace:

Los Angeles County, California, USA

BirthName:

Alison Brie Schermerhorn

Bio:

Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California, to Joanne (Brenner), who worked at a non-profit child care agency, and Charles Terry Schermerhorn, a musician and entertainment reporter. Her mother is Jewish and her father has Scottish, Dutch, English, German, and Norwegian ancestry. Brie grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of South Pasadena. Interested in acting at an early age, she began her career performing in community theater shows at the Jewish Community Center in Los Feliz. Her very first role was "Toto" in the Wizard of Oz. After graduating from South Pasadena High School in 2001; Alison attended California Institute of the Arts where she received her BFA in Acting. While there, she was one of the original cast members in the world premiere of The Peach Blossom Fan, performed as the inaugural theater production at Disney's REDCAT Theater in Downtown LA. During that time, Alison also studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland.

Since graduating, she has continued to work in all forms of media, including film, television, and theater. She has performed in the Blank Theater Company's Young Playwright's festival and in shows at the Odyssey, Write-Act, and Rubicon Theaters, receiving an Indy Award for her haunting performance as "Ophelia" in the Rubicon's production of Hamlet. She had performed guest spots for Comedy Central and Disney's Hannah Montana (2006) as well as leading roles in some independent films before landing her role on Mad Men (2007). Since then, she has continued to work in film and TV.

Alison lives in South Pasadena.
Filmography

Actor ( 68 credits )

The Little Hours (2017)
Get a Job (2016) Tanya
How to Be Single (2016)
Joshy (2016) Rachel
The Headhunter's Calling (2016)
Doctor Thorne (2016)  Miss Dunstable (3 episodes, 2016)
Teachers (2016)  Mrs. Lark (1 episode, 2016)
No Stranger Than Love (2015) Lucy Sherrington
Get Hard (2015)
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Lip Sync Battle (2015)  Herself - Competitor (1 episode, 2015)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
The IMDb Studio (2015)  Herself (1 episode)
Search Party (2014) Elizabeth
The Lego Movie (2014) Unikitty (voice)
BoJack Horseman (2014)  Diane Nguyen / ... (12 episodes, 2014)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
The Kings of Summer (2013) Heather
High School USA! (2013)  Miss Temple (1 episode, 2013)
The ArScheerio Paul Show (2013)  Madonna (1 episode, 2013)
Nikki & Sara Live! (2013)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
The Misadventures of the Dunderheads (2012) Ella
The Five-Year Engagement (2012) Suzie Barnes-Eilhauer
Save the Date (2012) Beth
Misadventures of the Dunderheads (2012) Ella
Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Axe Cop (2012) (1 episode, 2013)
Sketchy (2012)  Meg (1 episode, 2012)
MSN Exclusives (2012)  Herself (2013)
Speakeasy: With Paul F. Tompkins (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Welcome to the Basement (2012)  Lainey (archive footage) (1 episode, 2016)
Shit People Don't Say in LA (2012)
Scream 4 (2011) Rebecca Walters
NTSF:SD:SUV (2011)  Joanie (1 episode, 2012)
The Morning After (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan (2011)  Herself (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Raspberry Magic (2010) Ms. Bradlee
Conan (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
Us One Night (2009) Alyson
Community (2009)  Annie Edison / ... (97 episodes, 2009-2014)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Hot Sluts (2009)  Amber (6 episodes, 2009)
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show (2009)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
Buddy 'n' Andy (2008) Michelle
The Coverup (2008) Grace
Parasomnia (2008) Darcy
Salvation, Texas (2008) Lisa Salter
My Alibi (2008)  Rebecca Fuller (14 episodes, 2008)
Dickie Smalls: From Shame to Fame (2007) Mya
Mad Men (2007)  Trudy Campbell (35 episodes, 2007-2014)
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
Red Eye (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
Born (2007) Mary Elizabeth
Hannah Montana (2006)  Nina (1 episode, 2006)
CollegeHumor Originals (2006)  Annie Edison (1 episode, 2011)
American Dad! (2005)  Lindsay (1 episode, 2012)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Herself / ... (2 episodes, 2010-2013)
Attack of the Show! (2005)  Herself / ... (4 episodes, 2011)
The Hour (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Robot Chicken (2005)  Martha Stewart / ... (1 episode, 2011)
Stolen Poem (2004) Alice
The Soup (2004)  Herself (6 episodes, 2010-2014)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011-2014)
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
The Masterpiece (0) Amber

Producer ( 1 credit )

Teachers (2016) executive producer (11 episodes, 2016-2017)