Alyssa Jayne Milano was born on December 19,1972 and is an American actress and activist.
58 Facts About Alyssa Milano
Alyssa Jayne Milano was born in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of New York City's Brooklyn borough on December 19,1972, the daughter of fashion designer and talent manager Lin Milano and film music editor Thomas M Milano.
Alyssa Milano is of Italian descent and has a brother named Cory, who is a decade younger.
Alyssa Milano began her career at age seven, when her babysitter, without notifying her parents, took her to an audition for the national touring company of Annie.
Alyssa Milano was one of four selected from more than 1,500 girls.
Alyssa Milano's education was split between school and an on-set tutor with whom Milano would work for three hours a day.
At age 12, Alyssa Milano co-starred in Commando as Jenny Matrix, the daughter of John Matrix.
Alyssa Milano has noted her love of English electronic band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark during her teenage years.
On stage, Alyssa Milano starred in Tender Offer, a one-act play written by Wendy Wasserstein, All Night Long by American playwright John O'Keefe, and the first American musical adaptation of Jane Eyre.
Alyssa Milano returned to the theater in 1991, producing and starring in a Los Angeles production of Butterflies Are Free from December 26,1991, to January 19,1992.
Alyssa Milano starred in two 1988 television films, Crash Course and Dance 'til Dawn.
Alyssa Milano produced a teen workout video, Teen Steam, and achieved some fame outside the US with her music career, which lasted until the early 1990s.
Alyssa Milano played a teenage prostitute in the 1992 independent film Where the Day Takes You.
Alyssa Milano welcomed the cancellation of the series, as she was ready to move on to other roles and enthusiastic to "showcase" what she was able to do.
Alyssa Milano said the nude appearances taught her to begin requiring a nudity clause in her contracts giving her "full control" over all her nude scenes.
Alyssa Milano starred in other roles, such as Candles in the Dark, Confessions of a Sorority Girl, The Surrogate, To Brave Alaska and Fear, which did not receive very positive reviews, although Jack Matthews of the Los Angeles Times called Milano's performance in Fear "very good".
Alyssa Milano starred in the lead role in Hugo Pool.
Alyssa Milano was part of TBS's special coverage installment Hot Corner for the 2007 Major League Baseball playoffs.
Alyssa Milano has an interest in the Los Angeles Kings, a National Hockey League team, and is involved with a related clothing line.
Since Alyssa Milano is from the same hometown as NFL Network's Rich Eisen, she revealed some of her family's connections with the Giants.
On March 20,2009, it was announced that Alyssa Milano voiced Dr Ilyssa Selwyn in Ghostbusters: The Video Game.
Alyssa Milano has signed on to star in and produce My Girlfriend's Boyfriend, a romantic comedy in which she plays a woman with a relationship dilemma.
Alyssa Milano starred in the sitcom Romantically Challenged as Rebecca Thomas, a recently divorced single mother attorney in Pittsburgh who has not dated "since Bill Clinton was president".
Alyssa Milano produced and led the cast of Lifetime's TV film Sundays at Tiffany's.
In 2011, Alyssa Milano appeared in two comedy films, Hall Pass and New Year's Eve.
In 2013, Alyssa Milano created the comic book series Hacktivist, which was written by Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, drawn by Marcus To, and published by Archaia Entertainment.
Alyssa Milano signed on as host and judge Project Runway: All Stars beginning with season three.
On March 2,2015, Alyssa Milano was a guest host on The Talk.
In September 2015, Alyssa Milano began to make appearances as a brand ambassador for the preschool television channel Sprout, being billed as the network's "mom-bassador".
In 2017 and 2018, Alyssa Milano joined the cast of two Netflix comedy series: Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later and Insatiable.
In 2020, Alyssa Milano was a recurring star on the Quibi comedy The Now.
In 2021, Alyssa Milano was cast to star in the Netflix film adaptation of Nora Roberts' novel Brazen Virtue.
Alyssa Milano signed a deal with the United Talent Agency more recently, on December 13,2021.
Alyssa Milano has appeared on the cover of numerous magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Stuff, Seventeen, Cleo, Woman's World, Veronica, Maxim and FHM.
Alyssa Milano has appeared in television commercials for Wen, Candies, Veet, Hi-C and Atkins diet.
Alyssa Milano attended a party for him where she sat with him for six hours making friendship bracelets.
In October 2004, Alyssa Milano participated in UNICEF's "Trick or Treat" campaign as the national spokesperson.
Alyssa Milano raised approximately US$50,000 for South African women and children with AIDS by selling her own and schools' photo work.
In June 2007, The Sabin Vaccine Institute, named Alyssa Milano a Founding Ambassador for the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, an alliance formed to advocate and mobilize resources in the fight to control neglected tropical diseases, to which Alyssa Milano donated US$250,000.
Alyssa Milano is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for the United States of America, Her field work for the organization has included a 2004 trip to Angola to speak with HIV-positive women and people disfigured by land mines during the country's civil war; a trip to India to meet displaced mothers living in squalor following the 2004 tsunami; and a 2010 trip to the settlement of Kolonia in western Kosovo to witness impoverished living conditions.
Alyssa Milano wrote on her blog that the latter trip was "the hardest experience I've had on a field visit", and described a waste dump close to the settlement where children spent time looking for metal to sell or scavenging for food.
Alyssa Milano emphasized that the basis of her hashtag was to create a platform where women had an "opportunity without having to go into detail about their stories if they did not want to".
Since 2004, Alyssa Milano has canvassed for national, state, and local candidates.
Alyssa Milano wrote an op-ed in Time on why health care would decide her vote in 2018.
In July 2018, and again in December 2020, Alyssa Milano encouraged Twitter users to seek out VoteRiders to help eliminate confusion about voter ID laws.
Alyssa Milano, who spoke at the 2018 Women's March, refused to participate in 2019, citing the failure of 2019 Women's March leaders Tamika Mallory and Linda Sarsour to condemn the homophobia, antisemitism, and transphobia of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
In October 2021, Alyssa Milano was arrested during a voting rights demonstration outside the White House.
In November 2022, Alyssa Milano announced via Twitter that she had exchanged her Tesla for a Volkswagen electric vehicle.
Alyssa Milano was involved with actor Corey Haim from 1987 to 1990.
Alyssa Milano later revealed in August 2019 that she had undergone two abortions while in a relationship with Wolf.
In 1998, Alyssa Milano sued adult websites for publishing faked nude photographs of her.
In 2015, Alyssa Milano sold her condominium in West Hollywood and moved to Bell Canyon, California, where she owns land and has nine horses, eight chickens, two rabbits, and five dogs.
In September 2019, Alyssa Milano met with Ted Cruz and Fred Guttenberg to discuss gun violence.
Alyssa Milano helped raise money for Richard Dien Winfield, a Democrat in Georgia's 2018 10th congressional district race.
Alyssa Milano phone banked, a political campaign strategy to collect voter data and get out the vote, with Piper Perabo and drove people to the polls for the United States Senate special election in Alabama on December 12,2017, to vote for Democratic candidate Doug Jones.
In 2015, Alyssa Milano endorsed Bernie Sanders for President of the United States.
Alyssa Milano was involved in get-out-the-vote efforts for Rob Quist.
In March 2020, Alyssa Milano endorsed former US vice president Joe Biden for president of the United States.