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Alison Sweeney

Alison Sweeney was born on September 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alison Jane Sweeney. She is an actress and director, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), The Biggest Loser (2004) and Second Chances (2013). She has been married to David Alan Sanov since July 8, 2000. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2015 Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Murder Mystery (TV Movie)
Hannah Swensen
 2015 Love on the Air (TV Movie)
 2015 Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (TV Movie)
Hannah Swensen
 1993-2014 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Sami Brady / Samantha Brady / Samantha Hernandez / ...
- Episode #1.12454 (2014) ... Samantha DiMera
- Episode #1.12453 (2014) ... Samantha DiMera (credit only)
- Episode #1.12452 (2014) ... Samantha DiMera
- Episode #1.12451 (2014) ... Sami DiMera
- Episode #1.12450 (2014) ... Sami DiMera
 2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Samantha Brady
- Episode #21.121 (2013) ... Samantha Brady (uncredited)
 2013 Second Chances (TV Movie)
Jenny McLean
 2004 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Caroline Pzarchik
 2004 American Dreams (TV Series)
Miss USA
- Old Enough to Fight (2004) ... Miss USA
 2002 Happiness (Short)
Girlfriend (as Allison Sweeney)
 2001 Friends (TV Series)
Jessica Ashley
- The One with Joey's Award (2001) ... Jessica Ashley
 1994 Bay State (TV Series)
Casey Mills
- Episode #4.5 (1994) ... Casey Mills
- Episode #4.4 (1994) ... Casey Mills
 1993 Night Sins (TV Movie)
Sami Brady
 1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Young Alice
- Triple Play II (1991) ... Young Alice
 1990 The End of Innocence
Stephanie (12-15 years old)
 1989-1990 A Brand New Life (TV Series)
Christy McCray
- Even Housekeepers Sing the Blues (1990) ... Christy McCray
- Children of a Legal Mom (1990) ... Christy McCray
- Private School (1989) ... Christy McCray
- I Fought the Law (1989) ... Christy McCray
- Above and Beyond Therapy (1989) ... Christy McCray
 1986-1988 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
- Going Native (1988) ... Karen (uncredited)
- I Can't Help Saying Goodbye (1986) ... Karen
 1988 Family Man (TV Series)
Rosie Tobin
- Weekend (1988) ... Rosie Tobin
- Preferred List (1988) ... Rosie Tobin
- Hmmmm (1988) ... Rosie Tobin
- Valentine's Day (1988) ... Rosie Tobin
- Above the Fruited Plain (1988) ... Rosie Tobin
 1987 The Price of Life (Short)
Young Alice
 1987 I Married Dora (TV Series)
- Dora Steps Out (1987)
 1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
School Girl #1
- You Ruined My Life (1987) ... School Girl #1
 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- Santa Claus Is Dead (1985) ... Chrissy
 1985 Webster (TV Series)
- The Uh-Oh Feeling (1985) ... Beth
 1984 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Lyla - Second Girl
- The Wrong Stuff (1984) ... Lyla - Second Girl
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Other Works:

Release of her book, "Scared Scriptless". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Alison Jane Sweeney | Allison Sweeney


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Personal Quote:

I save my dreams and hopes for my kids. When I'm making a wish under a bridge or tunnel, it's always for them.


Release of her book, "All The Days of My Life (So Far)". See more »

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