32 Facts About Alison Brie


Alison Brie Schermerhorn was born on December 29,1982 and is an American actress.


Alison Brie's breakthrough came with the role of Trudy Campbell in the drama series Mad Men, which won her a Screen Actors Guild Award.


Alison Brie gained recognition for her role as Annie Edison in the NBC sitcom Community and voicing Diane Nguyen in the animated comedy series BoJack Horseman.


Alison Brie Schermerhorn was born on December 29,1982, in Hollywood, California.


Alison Brie's father, Charles Terry Schermerhorn, is a musician and freelance entertainment reporter.


Alison Brie's father was raised Catholic, and has Dutch, English, and Scottish ancestry.


Alison Brie graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a bachelor's degree in theater in 2005.


Alison Brie's studies included a year at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.


Alison Brie began acting onstage at the Jewish Community Center in Southern California.


Alison Brie received further recognition as Trudy Campbell in the AMC period drama series Mad Men, which won her the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.


Alison Brie went on to star in the web series My Alibi, which aired from 2008 to 2009.


Alison Brie was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and won an Entertainment Weekly Award from two nominations.


Alison Brie appeared in the 2010 comedy film Montana Amazon.


Alison Brie made Maxim magazine's 2010 Hot 100 list at number 99 and appeared at number 49 in their 2011 list.


Alison Brie was voted the 2nd most desirable woman in the world by AskMen readers in 2014.


Alison Brie starred in several major film roles, including as Rebecca Walters, Sidney Prescott's assistant, in the slasher horror film Scream 4, and Suzie Barnes in the romantic comedy film The Five-Year Engagement.


In June 2014, Alison Brie joined the cast of the Netflix series BoJack Horseman, which debuted on August 22.


Alison Brie has since voiced a variety of characters, including main character Diane Nguyen and recurring character Vincent Adultman.


Alison Brie appeared on Lip Sync Battle and won against Will Arnett with performances of "Shoop" by Salt-N-Pepa and "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj.


In 2016, Alison Brie starred as Lucy in the romantic comedy film How to Be Single and portrayed Martha Dunstable in Julian Fellowes' adaptation of Anthony Trollope's Dr Thorne for television.


From 2017 to 2019, Alison Brie starred as Ruth Wilder in the Netflix comedy-drama series GLOW, which was inspired by the 1980s female professional wrestling promotion Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.


Alison Brie noted that since appearing in GLOW and receiving critical praise for the role, she has become more focused on taking meaningful roles.


In 2020, Alison Brie starred in the acclaimed drama thriller film Promising Young Woman, directed by Emerald Fennell.


Alison Brie then starred opposite Dan Stevens in the horror film The Rental, which was directed by her husband Dave Franco.


Alison Brie played Sloane in the romantic comedy film Happiest Season, directed by Clea DuVall.


In 2022, Alison Brie starred in and co-wrote the dark comedy film Spin Me Round along with frequent collaborator and director Jeff Baena.


In 2022, Alison Brie starred in an episode of the Apple TV+ anthology TV series ROAR titled "The Woman Who Solved Her Own Murder".


In 2022, it was announced Alison Brie would be reprising her role as Annie in a Community movie.


In 2023, Alison Brie wrote and starred in the romantic comedy film Somebody I Used to Know with her husband Dave Franco who co-wrote and directed the film.


In 2023, Alison Brie voiced the character of Aftershock in the Disney Channel animated series Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.


In February 2023, it was revealed that Alison Brie had been cast in Peacock's limited TV series adaptation of the Liane Moriarty novel Apples Never Fall alongside Jake Lacy, Annette Bening, and Sam Neill.


Alison Brie began dating Dave Franco in 2012 after meeting him at a 2011 Mardi Gras party in New Orleans.