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Alison Pill Biography

Birth Name:
Alison Courtney Pill
Birth Place:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fast Facts

  • Wanted to be an actor by age 10, and worked for the first time as an extra in the TV series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (even though her non-actor mother tried to warn her about long, boring hours on the set)
  • Got first stage role in New York in the 2003 off-Broadway premiere of Jenny Lyn Bader's None of the Above
  • Tony-nominated role in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore in 2006 was her Broadway debut; she had replaced Kerry Condon before the play moved to the Great White Way


  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated