March 24, 1974
47 years old
5 ft 4½ in | 164 cm tall
34-23-34 in | 86-58.5-86 cm
52 kg | 115 lbs
7.5 US | 38 EU
Alyson Lee Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C., United States, on March 24, 1974, is an American actress.
Young Alyson Hannigan first started her career in commercials, at the age of 4.
She made her big screen debut in comedy film Impure Thoughts (1986) in role as Patty Stubbs.
She got her television debut in ABC fantasy sitcom Free Spirit (1989-1990) in role as Jessie Harper.
Her breakthrough performance came as Willow Rosenberg in The WB supernatural drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003).
She landed her West End debut in stage production of "When Harry Met Sally..." (2004) in role as Sally Albright, at Theatre Royal Haymarket.
She played Michelle Flaherty in the American Pie film series (1999–2012):
American Pie (1999) for which she won the Young Hollywood Award for Best Ensemble Cast
American Pie 2 (2001)
American Wedding (2003) for which she was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Actress – Comedy and Choice Movie Liplock (shared with Jason Biggs)
American Reunion (2012) for which she was nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Romantic Comedy
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture: Comedy or Fantasy for her role as Jessie Mills in science fiction comedy film My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988).
Boys and Girls (2000) comedy opposite Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Claire Forlani
Beyond the City Limits (2001) crime drama thriller with Jennifer Esposito, Nastassja Kinski and Todd Field
Date Movie (2006) romantic comedy opposite Adam Campbell, Sophie Monk and Tony Cox
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011) romantic comedy with Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz and James Brolin
You Might Be the Killer (2018) supernatural slasher opposite Fran Kranz and Brittany S. Hall
Kim Possible (2019) comedy action adventure with Sadie Stanley, Sean Giambrone and Ciara Riley Wilson
Flora & Ulysses (2021) family superhero comedy in role as Phyllis Buckman, with Matilda Lawler and Ben Schwartz
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series for her role as Jessie Harper in ABC fantasy sitcom Free Spirit (1989-1990).
She won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television and a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Sidekick for her role as Willow Rosenberg in The WB supernatural drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003).
She won two People's Choice Awards for Favorite TV Comedy Actress and Favorite TV Comedy for her performance as Lily Aldrin in CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005-2014).
Almost Home (1993) NBC sitcom in role as Samantha
That '70s Show (2004) Fox period sitcom in role as Suzy Simpson
Veronica Mars (2005) teen noir mystery drama series in role as Trina Echolls
Fancy Nancy (2018- ) Disney Junior animated children's television series in voice role as Claire Clancy
Pure (2019) CBC Television drama series in role as Esther Dunkel
Graduated from the North Hollywood High School in Valley Village, in 1992.
She majored in psychology from the California State University in Northridge.
Has Jewish and Irish ancestry.
She was a clarinet player in junior high school.
She is a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Has three tattoos.
Good friends with Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seth Green, Emma Caulfield Ford and singer Pink.
Supports the StubHub's Mom's Night Out program.
Lives in Santa Monica, California, United States.
She dated drummer Ginger Fish (1990-1998).
She married actor Alexis Denisof in 2003, they have two daughters: Satyana Marie and Keeva Jane.