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All You Need To Know About Alison Brie - American Actress,Writer, and Producer

January 28, 2021 GMT
Alison Brie - American Actress,Writer, and Producer
Alison Brie - American Actress,Writer, and Producer
Alison Brie - American Actress,Writer, and Producer

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Who is Alison Brie?

Alison Brie is an American actress, writer, and producer who is well-known for the portrayal of Trudy Campbell in the 2007 American period drama television series, ‘Mad Men’ for which she was awarded the Screen Actos Guild Award in the year 2009. She can also be seen playing the role of Annie Edison in the 2009 American television sitcom, ‘Community’ and the role of Diane Nguyen in the 2014 American adult animated tragicomedy sitcom, ‘BoJack Horseman’.


Alison Brie’s full name is Alison Brie Schermerhorn. She was born on 29 December 1982 in Hollywood, California to her mother, Joanne Brenner who worked at a non-profit agency, Para Los Niños (For the Children), and to her father, Charles Terry Schermerhorn who is a musician and a freelance entertainment reporter. Unfortunately, her parents split when she was still young and she was born and raised alongside her elder sister, Lauren by her divorced parents. Her mother was Jewish and her father was raised a Catholic. This created chaos in the life of young Alison as she was often reminded that she was a Jew extremely by her mother. Alongside this, she also used to attend a Hindu-Christian church with her father. Besides this, she is currently 37 years old with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.



Alison Brie completed her high-school from the South Pasadena High School situated in South Pasadena, California, and for further studies, she studied and graduated from the California Institute of the Arts, situated in Santa Clarita, California with a Bachelor’s degree in Theater in the year 2005. She has also studied in The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland located in Glasgow, Scotland.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Alison Brie holds an American nationality and belongs to Jewish, Dutch, English, and Scottish descent. She was raised as a Jewish to a Jewish mother and a Christian father but she also visited a Hindu-Christian church with her father at times. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6m/160cms) and weighs around 52kgs (114lbs). Moreover, she has an hourglass-shaped body figure with a body measurement of 35-24-36 inches respectively. In addition to this, she has a pair of blue colored eyes with dark brown hair color.

Personal Life

Alison Brie started dating Dave Franco, an American actor, and director in the year 2012. They met at the 2011 Mardi Gras party and have been attracted to each other ever since. The two of them also got engaged in the year 2015 and then married in the year 2017. However, in the year 2017, Alison Brie revealed that she did not want to have any children when interviewed by Larry King.




Alison Brie gave her debut performance with the role of Alice in the 2004 short movie, ‘Stolen Poem’. She later went on to play the role of Mary Elizabeth Martino and Mya in ‘Born’ and ‘Dickie Small: From Shame to Fame’ in the year 2007 respectively. Likewise, she appeared in movies like ‘Parasomnia’, ‘The Coverup’, ‘Buddy ‘n’ Andy’ and ‘Salvation, Texas’ in 2008, ‘Us One Night’ in 2009, ‘The Home Front’ and ‘Raspberry Magic’ in 2010, ‘Scream 4’ in 2011, ‘Save the Date’, ‘The Five Year Engagement’ and ‘Montana Amazon’ in 2012, ‘The Kings of Summer’ in 2013, ‘The Lego Movie’, ‘Harmontown’, ‘Search Party’ and ‘Lennon or McCartney’ in the year 2014, ‘Sleeping with Other People’, ‘Get Hard’ and ‘No Stranger Than Love’ in 2015, ‘How to Be Single’, ‘Joshy’, ‘Get a Job’ and ‘A Family Man’ in 2016, ‘The Little Hours’, ‘The Disaster Artist’ and ‘The Post’ in 2017, ‘Emmet’s Holiday Party’ in 2018 and ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ and ‘Weathering with You’ in 2019. Moreover, she has played the role of Madison in ‘Promising Young Woman’, Sarah in ‘Horse Girl’, Michelle in ‘The Rental’, and Sloane Caldwell in ‘Happiest Season’ in the year 2020. She was also the writer and producer of the movie, ‘Horse Girl’.


Alison Brie gave her debut performance on television with the role of Nina for an episode of ‘Hannah Montana’ in the year 2006. Likewise, she has appeared for an episode each in series like ‘Robot Chicken’ in 2011, ‘NTSF:SD:SUV::’ and ‘American Dad!’ in 2012, ‘High-School USA!’ and ‘Axe Cop’ in 2013, ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ in 2014, ‘Teachers’ in 2016, ‘Dr. Ken’ in 2017 and ‘Drunk History’ in 2019. She has also had recurring and main roles in series like ‘Mad Man’ where she appeared for a total of 36 episodes, ‘Community’ in 2009-2015 where she appeared for a total of 110 episodes, ‘BoJack Horseman’ in 2014-2020 for a total of 77 episodes, ‘Doctor Thorne’ in 2016 for 3 episodes and ‘GLOW’ in 2017-2019 for 30 episodes.


Alison Brie wins the Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in the year 2009 for her work in ‘Mad Men’. Likewise, she was awarded the Newport Beach Film Festival Awards’ Outstanding Achievement in Acting for her work in ‘No Stranger Than Love’ in the year 2015.

Some Interesting Facts About Alison Brie

  • Alison Brie used to work as a clown to make ends meet before stepping into the world of entertainment.
  • To get psyched for auditions, Alison Brie chooses to listen to hardcore rap songs.
  • Alison Brie was constantly reminded by her mother that she was Jewish. Her mother also used to scare her by saying that if Adolf Hitler was still alive, he would come and take her away because she was Jewish.
  • Alison Brie likes to endure a bit of pain while getting a massage. Well, this does not necessarily mean that she is a masochist but she likes to know that she is getting what she paid for.
  • Alison Brie is an optimist and believes in treating other people with respect whenever possible. She always tends to seek out the positive side even of a negative matter.
  • Alison Brie has a huge fanbase with 1.3 million followers on her Instagram (@alisonbrie) and with 904 thousand followers on her Twitter (@alisonbrie).
  • Alison Brie is a well-known name in the world of entertainment and as of the year 2020, she has an approximate net worth of $10 million.
  • Alison Brie has appeared as Princess Unikitty in the 2015 adventure crossover video game, ‘Lego Dimensions’ and as Black Widow in the 2016 freemium mobile game, ‘Marvel Avengers Academy’.
  • Alison Brie also appeared in the music video of Beck’s ‘Color’ in the year 2018.

Contact Details

Name: Alison Brie


City: London

Phone: 8719746569


Release ID: 16250

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