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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 »

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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

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 2016 Do You Take This Man
Rachael
 2016 The First Wives Club (TV Movie)
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)
 2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Video Game)
Willow Rosenberg (voice)
 2000 Boys and Girls
Betty
 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
 1985 Impure Thoughts
Patty Stubbs (as Allison Hannigan)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads in major women's magazines featuring the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and Ford Motor company sponsored Breast Cancer Awareness questionnaire. 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)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"It was great for a change to share a week's work, rather than being on different projects. With the hours Alexis and I spend on set, you can tend to pass like ships in the night. Weekends, however, are great because we can share precious time together. But when we're at home, I promise you, we certainly don't talk about vampires or suck each other's blood for tea" [on playing the season 4, ... See more »

Trivia:

Her character on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), Willow Rosenberg, once mentions that she wrote Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989) fan-fiction as a girl. Hannigan went on to star in How I Met Your Mother (2005) with Neil Patrick Harris, who as a boy played Doogie Howser. See more »

Trademark:

Red hair

Nickname:

Allycat

Star Sign:

Aries

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