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Alicia Witt Biography

Birth Name:
Alicia Roanne Witt
Birth Place:
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Fast Facts

  • Learned to read at 9 months and appeared on That's Incredible! at the age of 4 to recite Shakespeare
  • Played classical piano by the age of 7 and won several piano competitions
  • Made her film debut in David Lynch's Dune; was later featured in Lynch's Twin Peaks and Hotel Room
  • Earned her high-school equivalency degree at the age of 14
  • Played piano at the Regency Beverly Wilshire Hotel as a teen to make money during the early stages of her career
  • Modeled the Chapeau d'Amour, a couture hat valued at $2
  • 7 million, at Christie's in London
  • Released her debut self-titled EP in 2009
  • Is a PETA supporter


  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1995Independent Spirit Awards-Best Debut Performance: nominated
  • 1994Sundance Film Festival-Special Jury Prize for Acting (Dramatic): winner