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Alia Shawkat was born in Riverside, California, to Dina Burke and actor Tony Shawkat. Her maternal grandfather, Paul Burke, was also an actor. Her father is from Baghdad, Iraq, and her mother has Irish, Italian, and Norwegian ancestry. Success arrived early for Alia. Her career began at the young age of 11 when she landed a role on the ABC Family ... See full bio »

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Arrested Development
Arrested Development Maeby Fünke / Shaman Sheman / Maeby
(2003-2018)
Green Room
(2015)
Three Kings
Three Kings Amir's Daughter
(1999)
Whip It
Whip It Pash
(2009)

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 2018 Blaze (post-production)
Rosen
 2003-2018 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Maeby Fünke / Shaman Sheman / Maeby
- Episode #5.2 (2018) ... Maeby
- Blockheads (2013) ... Maeby Fünke
- Off the Hook (2013) ... Maeby Fünke
- Señoritis (2013) ... Maeby Fünke
 2017 Big Mouth (TV Series)
Roland
- Pillow Talk (2017) ... Roland (voice)
 2017 Transparent (TV Series)
Lila
- Desert Eagle (2017) ... Lila
- Cool Guy (2017) ... Lila
- Born Again (2017) ... Lila
- Groin Anomaly (2017) ... Lila
 2017 The Good Time Girls (Short)
 2017 Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town
Agatha Benson
 2017 City Girl (TV Series)
Claire
 2015-2017 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Charlie / Betsy
- Islands Part 1: The Invitation (2017) ... Charlie (voice)
- Daddy-Daughter Card Wars (2016) ... Charlie (voice)
- The Diary (2015) ... Betsy (voice)
 2014-2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Alexander Hamilton / Virginia Hall / Frances Cleveland
- Spies (2015) ... Virginia Hall
 2016 20th Century Women
Trish
 2016 Paint It Black
Josie
 2016 Adam Green's Aladdin
Emily
 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday
Bella
 2016 Animals. (TV Series)
Sharon
- Rats (2016) ... Sharon (voice)
 2016 Portlandia (TV Series)
Mayor's Kid
- Shville (2016) ... Mayor's Kid
 2016 10 Crosby (Short)
Cute Girl (segment "Ellipsis")
 2016/I The Intervention
Lola
 2015 Tawk (TV Series)
 2015 Me Him Her
Laura
 2015 Green Room
Sam
 2015 The Driftless Area
Carrie
 2015 Broad City (TV Series)
Adele
- Coat Check (2015) ... Adele
 2015 Nasty Baby
Wendy
 2014 Getting On (TV Series)
Colleen Hoover
- Doctor Death (2014) ... Colleen Hoover
- The Revolving Door Admit (2014) ... Colleen Hoover
- Turnips... North Day... Yes, yes. (2014) ... Colleen Hoover
- Is Soap a Hazardous Substance? (2014) ... Colleen Hoover
 2014 Bunion (Short)
Rachel
 2014 Wild Canaries
Jean
 2014 Life After Beth
Roz (scenes deleted)
 2013 Setup, Punch (Short)
Dottie Kaufman
 2013 Rock and Roll Legends Present: Islands (Short)
Alexis Sims
 2013 Night Moves
Surprise
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Gail
- Burn After Killing (2013) ... Gail
 2013/I The Moment
Jessie
 2013 May in the Summer
Dalia
 2013 Center Jenny (Video)
2nd Level Kim
 2012 The Golden Age (Short)
Janice
 2012 The Brass Teapot
Louise
 2012 Ruby Sparks
Mabel
 2012 The End of Love
Alia Shawkat
 2012/I That's What She Said
Clementine
 2012 Rugrats (Short)
Chuckie Finster
 2011 Damsels in Distress
Mad Madge
 2011 The Oranges
Vanessa
 2011 Best Coast: Our Deal (Video short)
Night Creeper
 2011 Cedar Rapids
Bree
 2011/I The Lie
Seven
 2010 The League (TV Series)
April
- The Expert Witness (2010) ... April
 2009 Whip It
Pash
 2009 Amreeka
Salma Halaby
 2008 Bad Mother's Handbook (TV Movie)
Charlotte
 2008 The Starter Wife (TV Series)
Robin
- Das Booty Call (2008) ... Robin
- Mollywood (2008) ... Robin
- The Remains of the Snow Day (2008) ... Robin
 2007 The Business (TV Series)
The Screenwriting Manicurist
- Field Trip to Hollywood: Part 2 (2007) ... The Screenwriting Manicurist
- Field Trip to Hollywood: Part 1 (2007) ... The Screenwriting Manicurist
 2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Stacy Wells
- The Rapes of Graff (2006) ... Stacy Wells
 2005 Queen of Cactus Cove (Short)
Billie
 2005 Rebound
Amy
 2003 Boomtown (TV Series)
Denise Stein
- Home Invasion (2003) ... Denise Stein
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Sioban Arintero
- Maple Street (2003) ... Sioban Arintero
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
Tara Wegman
- Good Question ... Tara Wegman
 2001-2002 State of Grace (TV Series)
Young Hannah Rayburn
- Driving Miss Ida (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- To Be Young at Heart (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- Monkey Business (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- Spy Games (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- Dating Games (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
 2000 The Trial of Old Drum (TV Movie)
Dee
 1999 Three Kings
Amir's Daughter
 1999 JAG (TV Series)
Young Sarah MacKenzie
- Second Sight (1999) ... Young Sarah MacKenzie
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Other Works:

Music video Best Coast: "Our deal"

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rich Aliaändanost

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

As an actress, you never know when you're going to work again - and there's so much dependency on working. See more »

Trivia:

Her great-grandfather, Martin Burke, was a boxer who fought Gene Tunney and sparred with Jack Dempsey. Later, he and his wife owned a string of nightclubs in the New Orleans French Quarter. See more »

Nickname:

Allie

Star Sign:

Aries

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