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Alyson Hannigan

Willow Rosenberg in Buffy the vampire slayer

Photos Alyson Hannigan Birth name: Alyson Hannigan
Birth date: 1974/03/24 (49 years old)
Birth place : Washington

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Biography for Alyson Hannigan

Alyson, born in Washington DC, 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.

Now she stars in the brand new comedy "How I Met Your Mother", a hit-show, from CBS.

She begins on television at the age of 4 years, playing in advertisements for major American brands like Dela, Six Flags, Oreo Cookies or McDonalds. Then she leaves for Atlanta where she joined an art school (she plays Clarinette and Football there). While she is only 13 years old, little Alyson plays in the film "I married an extraterrestrial" alongside Kim Basinger and Seth Green. After this success, she is spotted by a director who offers her a role in the series "Free Spirit".

In 1996, she participated in the casting of "Buffy against vampires" but was not retained. Riff Rejea pleases more. But when the WB buys the series, there is a change of actress. This is how the lovely Alyson wins the role of Willow Rosenberg.

Thanks to the immense success of the series, the pretty Rousse receives many proposals as much television and cinematographic.

Alyson Hannigan is an American actress known for playing in many popular comedies. She is best known for having played the role of Willow Rosenberg in the Buffy television series against vampires, and for playing in the series How I Met Your Mother.

Hannigan was born on March 24, 1974 in Washington D.C. She grew up in Atlanta in Georgia, where she attended the North Springs High School school. She then studied at the University of South California, where she graduated in theater.

Hannigan began her acting career in the 1990s, playing in television series such as Roseanne and Terrible children. She also played in movies for television and comedies for cinema, like American Pie and American Pie 2.

However, it is thanks to its role in Buffy against vampires that Hannigan really gained popularity. In this series, she played the role of a shy and intelligent teenager who discovers that she is a witch and who befriends the main character, Buffy Summers. The role of Willow Rosenberg made Hannigan an icon for fans of the series, and she won several awards for her interpretation of the character.

After the end of Buffy against vampires, Hannigan continued to play in popular comedies, like How I Met Your Mother. In this series, she played the role of Lily Aldrin, the nearby friend and the confidant of Ted Mosby, the main character. She won several awards for this role, including a People's Choice Award in 2011.

In addition to her acting career, Hannigan is also an accomplished singer and dancer. She has participated in many musicals in Broadway, and also recorded several songs for the original bands of her films and her television series.

Apart from his career, Hannigan is also known for his commitment to different causes. She notably supports charitable organizations for education and children's rights, and is a member of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

In summary, Alyson Hannigan is a talented and versatile actress who was a great success in the world of comedy.


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Title Role
How I Met Your Mother Lily Aldrin / ... (44 episodes, 2005-2007)
Date Movie (2006) Julia Jones
Farce of the Penguins (2006) (V) (voice) Hottie Penguin
Veronica Mars Trina Echolls (3 episodes, 2005)
King of the Hill Stacey Gibson (1 episode, 2004)
That '70s Show Suzy Simpson (2 episodes, 2004)
Americana (2004) (TV) Andrea
American Wedding (2003) Michelle Flaherty
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Willow Rosenberg (144 episodes, 1997-2003)
Angel Willow Rosenberg (3 episodes, 2001-2003)
Beyond the City Limits (2001) Lexi
American Pie 2 (2001) Michelle Flaherty
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000) (VG) (voice) Willow Rosenberg
Boys and Girls (2000) Betty
The Wild Thornberrys Gerda (1 episode, 2000)
100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd Gigi (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
American Pie (1999) Michelle Flaherty
Hayley Wagner, Star (1999) (TV) Jenna Jakes
Dead Man on Campus (1998) Lucy
For My Daughter's Honor (1996) (TV) Kelly
Picket Fences Peggy Patterson (1 episode, 1996)
A Case for Life (1996) (TV) Iris
The Stranger Beside Me (1995) (TV) Dana
Touched by an Angel Cassie Peters (1 episode, 1994)
Almost Home Samantha (2 episodes, 1993)
Switched at Birth (1991) (TV) Gina Twigg, Age 13-16
Roseanne Jan (1 episode, 1990)
Free Spirit Jessie Harper (14 episodes, 1989-1990)
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988) Jessie Mills


Graduated from North Hollywood High School in 1992.

Was a clarinet player in junior high school.

Played soccer until she got an injury in her early teens.

The producers of American Pie (1999) originally wanted her to play the role of Heather, but she wanted to play the role of Michelle because she thought it was funnier.

Has a tattoo of tribal dolphins on her ankle, and a japanese kanji, for luck and happiness, on her back.

She (along with actresses Tangi Miller and Holly Marie Combs) is a spokesperson for breast cancer, and will appear in a new four page brochure (to be featured in Vogue, Glamour, Self, Mademoiselle, and Women's Sports and Fitness) to raise awareness about the disease. [May 2000]

She co-starred in the television series "Free Spirit" (1989). The program was about a witch. Interestingly, she now plays a witch on the TV series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997).

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

Her wedding was featured in the February 2004 issue of InStyle Magazine.

Has had two songs recorded about her: "Alyson Hannigan" by Juvenile Wreck, and "This One Time" (named for her famous "This one time, at band camp..." quotes from American Pie (1999)) by The Malcolm Effect.

Has worked with actor Jason Biggs four times - American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003), and Boys and Girls (2000).

She was invited to join the cast of the TV show In the Game (2005) (TV), but begged off, citing creative differences. Hannigan was supposed to play the best friend of the character played by Jennifer Love Hewitt, but according to a Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service interview reported January 25, 2005, she was unhappy with the diminished, trivialized role they presented her with. She chose to walk away from the offer.

Portrays the girlfriend of Seth Green's character in two different occasions. First was in the movie My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988) and then later in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997).


Owns a mansion in Sacramento, California.

Attended California State University in Northridge, California majored in Psychology


Spouse : Alexis Denisof (11 October 2003 - present)

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.

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by doudoune

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