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Alyson Hannigan Biography

Birth Name:
Allison Lee Hannigan
Birth Place:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • At the age of 3 months, appeared in the industrial film Active Parenting
  • Was a child model, beginning at the age of 4 and appearing in more than 100 print ads and 30 TV commercials before she was 11
  • Breakthrough role came in 1988, playing Dan Aykroyd's daughter in the movie My Stepmother Is an Alien
  • Received the Golden Satellite award for Best Ensemble Television Cast in 2001 for Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • In 2004, made her stage debut in a London production of When Harry Met Sally
  • Shares a birthday (March 24) with her elder daughter, Satyana


  • 2010People's Choice Awards-Favorite TV Comedy Actress: winner


  • Keeva Jane Denisof -- Daughter
  • Satyana Denisof -- Daughter
  • Ginger Fish -- Ex-significant Other
  • Albert Hannigan -- Father
  • Emilie Posner -- Mother