Celebrity Names with the Letter A: Part 5by christophershobris | created - 13 Nov 2015 | updated - 30 Nov 2015 | Public
In continuation of the my list of celebs with the their first name starting with the letter A. Click on a name to learn more about them. Here they are, and as always. Enjoy!
1. Alison Pill
Actress | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress.
She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to ...
Actress | Life Is Sweet
Liverpool-born actress Alison Steadman was born in 1946, the daughter of George Percival Steadman and Marjorie Evans. Educated at Childwall Valley High School, she studied at the East-15 Acting School from 1966-1969, then toiled as a secretary at the Liverpool Probation Service before deciding on a...
3. Alison Sudol
Actress | Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Alison Sudol is an actress, musician and author based in Los Angeles. Alongside a successful music career Alison starred in the 2 x Golden Globe winning Amazon hit 'Transparent', USA network's 'DIG' from the creators of Homeland and Heroes and Rafael Palacio's "The Force". Alison plays 'Queenie' in...
Actress | Days of Our Lives
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), Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015) and Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe (2016). She has been married to ...
Actress | The Crossing
Growing up on the Canadian Prairies in Calgary, Alberta, Alison Wandzura found her first creative outlet performing as a dancer and singing in choirs. In 2006, she graduated from the University of Calgary with degrees in Theatre and Business.
Alison's television credits include playing opposite ...
11. Aliyah O'Brien
Actress | Monster Trucks
Canadian Actress Aliyah O'Brien has been seen guest starring in episodes of NBC's Taken, Audience Network's Ice and recurring in Freeform's Beyond, but will soon be taking on the series regular role of the strong, smart and sassy Detective Christine Rollins in ABC's straight-to-series light crime ...
12. Aliza Vellani
Actress | Blurt
Aliza Vellani is an actress based out of Vancouver, Canada with over a decade of work experience in the Film & TV industry both within Canada and the United States. She is best known for her role on the hit CBC television series "Little Mosque on the Prairie". Vellani's other works include The ...
13. Alla Korot
Actress | Fracture
In 1976, Alla Korot emigrated to the USA with her parents, Alex and Elena Korot. Korot spent six years touring professionally with Ballet Celeste International, and was crowned California Miss T.E.E.N. at 17. She was the model for Esmerelda in Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", and she has had...
14. Allan Arbus
Actor | M*A*S*H
Allan Arbus was born on February 15, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Allan Franklin Arbus. He was an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), Working Stiffs (1979) and Damien: Omen II (1978). He was married to Mariclare Costello and Diane Nemerov. He died on April 19, 2013 in Los Angeles, ...
15. Allan Corduner
Actor | Defiance
Born in Stockholm, Sweden to a German mother and Russo-Finnish father, Allan Corduner moved to England with his parents at the age of one year old, growing up in London. His parents were artistic and encouraged his early ambition to become a concert pianist - he is still extremely accomplished on ...
17. Allan Dwan
Director | A Perfect Crime
Allan Dwan was born on April 3, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Joseph Aloysius Dwan. He was a director and writer, known for A Perfect Crime (1921), Bound in Morocco (1918) and A Broken Doll (1921). He was married to Marie Shelton and Pauline Bush. He died on December 28, 1981 in Woodland ...
18. Allan Hawco
Actor | Republic of Doyle
Allan Hawco (Actor, Writer, Executive Producer) is one of the country's most recognizable stars, whose wide range of talents appeal to audiences of all ages. He has the unique ability to connect to the audience as an actor and from behind the scenes, as a writer and producer. He was born on Bell ...
21. Allan Melvin
Actor | Flash Gordon
Allan Melvin was born on February 18, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Allan John Melvin. He was an actor, known for Flash Gordon (1979), The Phil Silvers Show (1955) and The Adventures of Gulliver (1968). He was married to Amalia Faustina Sestero. He died on January 17, 2008 in Brentwood, Los...
22. Allan Rich
Actor | Serpico
Allan Rich is one of the busiest and most recognizable character actors, in Hollywood today, working in all arenas - stage, film and on the small screen.
So far, in 2006, Allan has been featured in "My Sexiest Year," opposite Frances Fisher and Frankie Muniz, and been interviewed for the documentary...
Actress | Argo
Allegra Dewi Carpenter was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 1990. From the age of two months, she lived and grew up in Bali, Indonesia and later completed her high school education in Perth, Western Australia. In 2010, Allegra moved to Los Angeles to receive her tertiary education, while ...
24. Allegra Masters
Actress | Circle
Allegra was born in NYC and raised in NJ. She graduated from Mount Saint Dominic Academy HS in Caldwell, NJ. Allegra attended UCLA for two years and transferred to Rutgers University Newark where she sharpened her acting and performing skills. She caught talent managers attention by establishing a ...
25. Allelon Ruggiero
Actor | Dead Poets Society
Allelon Ruggiero has been a professional actor since 1988 when he played Stephen Meeks, one of the "dead poets" from Peter Weir's classic, "Dead Poets Society". He finished out his acting training at the Performing Arts School of Philadelphia after "Dead Poets" wrapped, and went on to study film at...
26. Allen Covert
Actor | Grandma's Boy
Allen Covert was born on October 13, 1964 in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA as Allen Stephen Covert. He is an actor and producer, known for Grandma's Boy (2006), 50 First Dates (2004) and Little Nicky (2000). He is married to Kathryn Ashley Hagstrom. They have one child.
Actor | Project Almanac
With numerous commercials under his belt, including spots for American Online, MTV, Time Warner Cable and Domino's, Allen Evangelista is a promising up-and-comer. Evangelista was offered a holding agreement to possibly star in a Fox series. Since then he has co-starred on ABC's "Once and Again" and...
28. Allen Hughes
Director | The Book of Eli
Albert and Allen Hughes began making movies at age 12, but their formal film education began their freshman year of high school when Allen took a TV production class. They soon made a short film entitled How To Be A Burglar and people began to take notice. Their next work, Uncensored videos, was ...
30. Allen Maldonado
Actor | The Last O.G.
Allen Maldonado is one of young Hollywood's busiest stars on the rise. The multi-talented actor, writer and entrepreneur, not only co-stars on the award-winning sitcom, Black-ish (ABC), he has also finished his second season as a full time writer on the hit Starz series, Survivors Remorse, has ...
32. Alley Mills
Actress | The Wonder Years
Alley Mills was born on May 9, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. A graduate of Yale in 1973, she studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. While still in college, Alley Mills scored a small role in the film Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970). She got her first lead role in 1979 in a ...
36. Allie Gonino
Actress | Geography Club
Allie Gonino was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in the small Dallas suburb of Heath. As the youngest of three half-siblings, Allie knew what she wanted out of life, very early on. The arts have always been a strong and varied passion for her, and at the ripe age of four, an unexpected ...
37. Allie Grant
Actress | Fanboys
Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, Grant has wanted to be an actress for as long as she can remember. At the age of 10, she was cast in the role of "Isabella Hodes", on the Showtime hit, Weeds (2005), which she shares 2007 and 2009 Screen Actors Guild nominations for Outstanding Performance by an ...
38. Allie Marshall
Actress | The Manor
Actress Allie Marshall was born Allison Danielle Marshall in Providence, Rhode Island on September 5th. She spent her younger years in life in her home state focused on her education. At the age of 16 she started college after skipping a year of high school and set out to be an athletic trainer. ...
39. Allie MacDonald
Actress | House at the End of the Street
Allie MacDonald was born on September 17, 1988 in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada as Alexandra MacDonald. She is an actress, known for House at the End of the Street (2012), Cardinal (2017) and Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto (2018).
40. Allison Balson
Actress | Little House on the Prairie
Allison Balson is an American actress, who was on Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1981-1984), Bialy smok (1987), Best Seller (1987), Broken Blood (2013).
She began her acting career, at the age of five, as a child model for major department stores and clothing companies. She went on to acting in...
43. Allison Holker
Actress | Make Your Move
Specializing in contemporary, ballet, jazz and tap dancing, a nine-year-old Allison Holker began her training at "The Dance Club" in Orem, UT. She then began entering dance competitions, including her wins in Colorado - "Company Dance" (2004) and New York - "New York City Dance Alliance" (2005). ...
44. Allison Janney
Actress | The Help
Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999).
Entertainment Weekly magazine ...
47. Allison Mack
Actress | Smallville
Mack was born in Germany but moved with her family to Long Beach, California, when she was 2. She began acting at 4 with print work and commercials, and began studying at The Young Actors Space in Los Angeles when she was 7. Before joining the cast of Smallville (2001), Allison starred in the ...
49. Allison McAtee
Actress | The Haves and the Have Nots
Allison was raised 20 miles south of Lake Erie, in the small rural farming town of Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Sandra Leichtenberger, an ER/Cardiac Care Charge nurse, and her father, Edward McAtee, a teacher and later Director of Special Education programs in Pennsylvania, divorced when ...
50. Allison Miller
Actress | 17 Again
Allison Miller was born in Rome, Italy, to American parents, Margo and John Winn Miller. She grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, where her father worked as a journalist.
The family eventually settled in Tallahassee, Florida, where she studied dance, piano, acting and singing while still at high school ...
51. Allison Munn
Actress | White Oleander
Allison Munn was born and raised in South Carolina. After graduating from the College of Charleston, Munn knew she wanted to pursue acting full-time and moved to New York to study. She soon joined the cast of the famous off-Broadway production of "The Fantasticks" at New York's Sullivan Street ...
Actress | Warehouse 13
Allison Scagliotti was born on September 21, 1990 in Monterey, California, USA as Allison Glenn Scagliotti. She is an actress, known for Warehouse 13 (2009), Redemption Maddie (2007) and Read It and Weep (2006). Her most recent television series is Stitchers on ABC Family (2015) where she plays the...
55. Allison Smith
Actress | Kate & Allie
Allison Smith's career started at the age of nine in the Broadway musical "Evita", which was quickly followed by her landing the title role of "Annie" on Broadway in the musical, "Annie", at the age of ten. She was the longest-running and youngest star of a Broadway musical at that time and played ...
56. Allison Tolman
Actress | Krampus
Born in Sugarland, Texas, Allison Tolman earned a BFA in theatrical performance from Baylor University. After graduation, she moved to Dallas where she helped found and foster the independent ensemble based non-profit Second Thought Theatre while also learning that the whole being an adult thing is...
57. Allison Williams
Actress | Girls
Allison Howell Williams, born April 13, 1988, is an American actress, comedian, and singer. She is best known for her role as "Marnie Michaels" on the HBO comedy-drama series, Girls (2012). Williams was born and raised in New Canaan, Connecticut, and is the daughter of former NBC Nightly News ...
Actress | A.P. Bio
Allisyn Arm is well known as the mousy high school-er, Heather, on the hit NBC show A.P Bio starring Glenn Howerton. Allisyn took an interest in acting and theater at a very young age. At 4 years old she was discovered in a local acting class. Since that time she has appeared in over 70 TV ...
60. Ally Maki
Actress | 10 Things I Hate About You
Originally from Kirkland, WA, Japanese-American actress Ally Maki moved to Los Angeles when she was fourteen after being scouted by a talent agent. Upon her arrival in Los Angeles, Ally was signed to Columbia Records in the all-girl band "The Valli Girls". In 2009, Ally was cast as "Dawn" on the ...
61. Ally Sheedy
Actress | The Breakfast Club
Ally Sheedy was born in New York City, to Charlotte (Baum), a press agent and writer, and John J. Sheedy, Jr., an advertising executive. She is of Russian Jewish (mother) and Irish (father) descent.
While at New York's Bank Street School, 12-year-old Ally Sheedy wrote about a mythical encounter ...
62. Ally Walker
Actress | Universal Soldier
Ally Walker was born in Tullahoma, Tennessee and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Actress Ally Walker studied biology and chemistry at the University of California Santa Cruz and went on to work for a genetic engineering firm in San Francisco. While spending a semester at Richmond College of the ...
63. Allyce Beasley
Actress | Moonlighting
Allyce Beasley was born on July 6, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Allyce Tannenberg. She is an actress, known for Moonlighting (1985), Legally Blonde (2001) and Loaded Weapon 1 (1993). She has been married to Jim Bosche since January 15, 1999. She was previously married to ...
Actress | Calamity Jane
Talented actress, dancer and singer with a long history on Broadway and in Hollywood. Ms. McLerie apparently decided to retire in 1993. She was married to actor George Gaynes for over 60 years, until his death in 2016. They had two children. McLerie died at her home in Washington state in May 2018.
68. Alona Tal
Actress | Veronica Mars
Alona Tal, an Israeli-American singer and actress, was born on October 20, 1983 in Herzlia, Israel. She began her career after serving in the Israeli Defense Forces. Her big break came in 2003 starring in an Israeli film. At the time she also starred in two television series in the country, and ...
69. Alonna Shaw
Actress | Double Impact
Alonna is a writer and editor living in Northern California. She utilizes her background in theatre, film, television, and appreciation of nature in her work. Storytelling interests include adventures, travel, biography, and social science fiction.Her hobbies are painting, photography, hiking in ...
Actress | Flipped
Alora has performed the lead or principal role in more than two dozen independent and major motion pictures. Cast early in her career as Melanie Humes in Rob Reiner's "Flipped" and recently completed shooting her role in "Marauders", starring Bruce Willis & Dave Bautista. Alora's experience is ...
71. Alton Brown
Writer | Good Eats
Alton Brown was born on July 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Good Eats (1999), Cooking Thin (2001) and School Daze (1988). He has been married to Elizabeth Ingram since September 29, 2018. He was previously married to Deanna Brown and Unknown.
72. Alun Armstrong
Actor | Krull
Alun Armstrong was born on July 17, 1946 in Annfield Plain, County Durham, England as Robert Alun Armstrong. He is an actor, known for Krull (1983), The Mummy Returns (2001) and Eragon (2006). He has been married to Susan J Bairstow since 1977. They have three children.
74. Aly Mang
Actress | Quantico
Aly Mang was born in New York, NY. Her father, a Broadway and TV actor, was the catalyst for her love of theater and the arts. At age 8, moved to Warren, New Jersey and began formal training in drama and dance in New York City.
Aly studied acting in NYC's Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, ...
75. Aly Michalka
Actress | Easy A
Aly Michalka was born in Torrance, California, to Carrie (Begley), a musician, and Mark Michalka, who owns a contracting company. She has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, ancestry. Aly began acting at the age of five in stage productions by churches her family attended ...
83. Amanda Blake
Actress | Gunsmoke
Amanda Blake was born in Buffalo, NY, of English and Scottish descent. She and her parents moved to Claremont, California, while Amanda was still in high school, and she graduated from Claremont High. She enrolled at Pomona College but, due to her avid participation in community and theater ...
84. Amanda Brooks
Actress | Aquarius
Amanda Kate Brooks was born in New York and has lived a transatlantic life between there and London. Amanda's recent TV credits include Longmire (2015) and Bones (2015). She most recently completed the Untitled Lena Waithe Pilot (2016) for Showtime , and is currently recurring on NBC's Aquarius (...
86. Amanda Bynes
Actress | Hairspray
Amanda Laura Bynes was born on April 3, 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California, the youngest of three children of Lynn (Organ), a dental assistant, and Richard Bynes, a dentist. Her father is of Lithuanian, Irish, and Polish descent, and her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Toronto. ...
Actress | Four Rooms
Amanda De Cadenet was born on May 19, 1972 in England. She is an actress and producer, known for Four Rooms (1995), Fall (1997) and Brokedown Palace (1999). She has been married to Nick Valensi since July 2006. They have two children. She was previously married to John Taylor.
89. Amanda Crew
Actress | The Haunting in Connecticut
Amanda Catherine Crew was born in Langley, British Columbia. Her mother is a legal secretary and her father is a telecommunication worker. Amanda attended Brookswood Secondary School in Langley. She began her acting career when she was cast in the musical Dragon Tales during her fourth grade in ...
90. Amanda Detmer
Actress | The Majestic
Amanda Detmer was born on September 27, 1971 in Chico, California, USA as Amanda Jeannette Detmer. She is an actress, known for The Majestic (2001), Final Destination (2000) and Big Fat Liar (2002). She has been married to John Peter Crickellas since 2007. She was previously married to Bernardo ...
91. Amanda Donohoe
Actress | The Lair of the White Worm
Award winning Actor Amanda Donohoe trained at the Royal Central school of Speech and Drama. In a career spanning more than 30 years she has appeared in a variety of productions on Stage, Screen and Television in the UK and USA. She won a Golden Globe for her role in the multi award winning TV ...
96. Amanda Holden
Actress | Wild at Heart
Amanda Holden was born on February 16, 1971 in Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire, England as Amanda Louise Holden. She is an actress, known for Wild at Heart (2006), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004) and Jonathan Creek (1997). She has been married to Chris Hughes since December 10, 2008. They have three ...
99. Amanda Loncar
Actress | Lions for Lambs
Born February 26, 1982. She is a Northern California native, born in Humboldt County (Arcata, California.) Attended High School in Sacramento, California. Her father is a surgeon and her mother is a nurse. She has a younger brother named Zack and a younger sister named Lily. Moved to New York City ...