STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 247 this week

Alyson Hannigan


Alyson Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C., to Emilie (Posner), a real estate agent, and Al Hannigan, a truck driver. She began her acting career in Atlanta at the young age of 4 in commercials sponsoring such companies as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos. She is a seasoned television actress veteran, guest starring in Picket Fences (1992), ... See full bio »

"Game of Thrones" Star John Bradley on Killing White Walkers and 'Traders'

"Game of Thrones" star John Bradley comes on board the IMDb Yacht to chat with Kevin Smith about his new film Traders and killing White Walkers.

Coming Soon: IMDb Live at Comic-Con With Kevin Smith

Join host Kevin Smith for a wrap-up of Comic-Con 2016 with celebrity guests from Jason Bourne, "The Flash," "Orphan Black," and more. Head over to Twitch Saturday, July 23, at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT for the show.

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 people
created 14 May 2011
 
a list of 47 people
created 25 Dec 2012
 
a list of 32 people
created 17 Jun 2013
 
a list of 33 people
created 13 Aug 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 01 Sep 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Alyson Hannigan's work have you seen?

User Polls

5 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother Lily Aldrin / Jasmine
(2005-2014)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Willow Rosenberg
(1997-2003)
American Pie
American Pie Michelle Flaherty
(1999)
American Pie 2
American Pie 2 Michelle Flaherty
(2001)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actress: TV (32 credits)
 2016 The First Wives Club (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Maggie
 2014 The McCarthys (TV Series)
Pam
- Red Sox Swap (2014) ... Pam
 2014 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Winter
- Winter's Gift (2014) ... Winter (voice)
 2014 More Time with Family (TV Movie)
Cindy Rizzo
 2011-2013 American Dad! (TV Series)
Chelsea
- Finger Lenting Good (2013) ... (voice)
- Virtual In-Stanity (2011) ... Chelsea (voice)
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Steelheart
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Melody Juniper
- Flaming Moe (2011) ... Melody Juniper (voice)
 2009 Tit for Tat (TV Series)
Ally
- The Booby Scare (2009) ... Ally
 2009 The Goode Family (TV Series)
Michelle
- Graffiti in Greenville (2009) ... Michelle (voice)
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Stacey Gibson
- Talking Shop (2004) ... Stacey Gibson (voice)
 2004 Americana (TV Movie)
Andrea
 2004 In the Game (TV Movie)
 2002-2003 Rugrats (TV Series)
Cynthia P.I. / Young Starlet
- Clown Around/The Baby Rewards (2003) ... Young Starlet (voice)
- Happy Taffy/Imagine That (2002) ... Cynthia P.I. (voice)
- Quiet, Please/Early Retirement (2002) ... Cynthia P.I. (voice)
 2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Gerda
- Every Little Bit Alps (2000) ... Gerda (voice)
 1999-2000 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (TV Series)
Gigi
- Return of Gigi (2000) ... Gigi (voice)
- All Howls Eve (1999) ... Gigi (voice)
 1999 Hayley Wagner, Star (TV Movie)
Jenna Jakes
 1996 For My Daughter's Honor (TV Movie)
Kelly
 1996 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Peggy Patterson
- To Forgive Is Divine (1996) ... Peggy Patterson
 1996 A Case for Life (TV Movie)
Iris
 1996 Friends for Life (TV Movie)
Emma Daniels
 1995 The Stranger Beside Me (TV Movie)
Dana
 1994 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Cassie Peters
- Cassie's Choice (1994) ... Cassie Peters
 1993 Almost Home (TV Series)
Samantha
- Hot Ticket (1993) ... Samantha
- The Dance (1993) ... Samantha
 1991 Switched at Birth (TV Movie)
Gina Twigg, Age 13-16
 1990 Roseanne (TV Series)
Jan
- Like, a New Job (1990) ... Jan
 1989-1990 Free Spirit (TV Series)
Jessie Harper
- Love and Death (1990) ... Jessie Harper
- Blast from the Past (1990) ... Jessie Harper
- We Gotta Be Me (1990) ... Jessie Harper
- Radio Nights (1989) ... Jessie Harper
- The New Secretary (1989) ... Jessie Harper
Show Show Actress: Movie (13 credits)
Show Show Actress: Video Game (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack: TV (2 credits)
Show Show Self: TV (71 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Head & Shoulders Inchy Hair Care. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 11 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Allison Hannigan

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[She was asked in a May 6, 2003 interview by Fred Topel how she developed the "Willow voice"] I sort of got her voice when I was auditioning. I was sitting in the parking lot looking at the material, and I didn't have it, I didn't have it. Then there was one particular line which, from there on, I was like, "Okay, I know how I want to play this character." See more »

Trivia:

The producers of American Pie (1999) originally wanted her to play the role of Heather, but she wanted to play the role of Michelle because she thought it was funnier. See more »

Trademark:

Red hair

Nickname:

Allycat

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Recent Posts
She looks amazing for her age mmddod
She's making me ashamed of liking How I met your mother fabian-friberg
I like her but... optimisticalphabet-1
CONGRATS ON YOUR BABY GIRL! svujunkie2
ALYSON HAS THE... site_poster
Congratulations on pregnancy no. 2! RemyLanslots
Discuss Alyson Hannigan on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page