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Alia Shawkat


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 of Kurdish descent 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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 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday (TV Movie) (filming)
Bella
 2015 Me Him Her (completed)
Laura
 2015 Green Room
Sam
 2015 The Driftless Area
Carrie
 2015 Broad City (TV Series)
Adele
- Coat Check (2015) ... Adele
 2015 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Betsy
- The Diary (2015) ... Betsy (voice)
 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 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Baroness / Minerva McGonagall
- G.I. Jogurt (2014) ... Baroness / Minerva McGonagall (voice)
 2014 Wild Canaries
Jean
 2014 Life After Beth
Roz
 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
 2003-2013 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Maeby Fünke / Shaman Sheman
- Blockheads (2013) ... Maeby Fünke
- Off the Hook (2013) ... Maeby Fünke
- Señoritis (2013) ... Maeby Fünke
- A New Attitude (2013) ... Maeby Fünke (credit only)
 2013/I The Moment
Jessie
 2013 May in the Summer
Dalia
 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 Our Deal (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
 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 Mac
- Second Sight (1999) ... Young Mac
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Music video Best Coast: "Our deal"

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Alternate Names:

Rich Aliaändanost

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

We don't have a laugh track, which helped Seinfeld a lot, and did kind of tell people when to laugh. It just made it a lot easier. Our show doesn't have that, so it's hard for Middle America to catch on. See more »

Trivia:

She spends her time in both Los Angeles and her hometown of Palm Springs with her parents, two brothers, and her pet cat Max. See more »

Nickname:

Allie

Star Sign:

Aries

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