|Birthday||December 29, 1983|
Alison Brie was born in Pasadena, California. The daughter of a Jewish mother and a Catholic father. She began her career acting onstage at the Jewish Community Center in Southern California. She graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a bachelor's in theater. Prior to becoming a television actress, Brie had worked as a clown at birthday parties, and performed in theatre in California.
For a time, Brie studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland.
One of Brie's first television roles was the minor character Nina, a novice hairdresser, on Hannah Montana. She then went on to star in the web series My Alibi. Brie then auditioned and was chosen for the role of Trudy Campbell (wife of Pete Campbell) in Mad Men. On April 15, 2010, Brie then co-hosted G4's Attack of the Show. Brie has also appeared for a short segment on the G4 show, Web Soup. She has a role in the upcoming film Montana Amazon. She made Maxim's 2010 Hot 100 list at number 99. She has a role in Scream 4 in April 2011.