Alyson Hannigan


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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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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Willow Rosenberg
(1997-2003)
American Pie Michelle Flaherty
(1999)
American Reunion Michelle
(2012)
How I Met Your Mother Lily Aldrin / Jasmine
(2005-2014)

Filmography

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  Flora and Ulysses (completed)
Phyllis Buckman
 2020 Outmatched (TV Series)
Beth
- Couple's Friends (2020) ... Beth
 2019 Abducted: The Mary Stauffer Story (TV Movie)
Mary Stauffer
 2018-2019 Fancy Nancy (TV Series short)
Claire Clancey / Claire Clancy
- Nancy's BFF Babysitter/Let's Break a Deal! (2019) ... Claire Clancy
- In the Know With Nancy/Nancy's Parfait Pony (2019) ... Claire Clancy
- Arts and Crafty/Super Nancy (2019) ... Claire Clancy
 2019 Pure (TV Series)
Esther Dunkel
- Wedding (2019) ... Esther Dunkel
- Penance (2019) ... Esther Dunkel
 2019 Kim Possible (TV Movie)
Dr. Ann Possible
 2018 Man of the House (TV Movie)
Jessie
 2011-2018 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Margaret / Brigitta von Trapp / Steelheart
- Shall I Visit the Dinosaurs? (2018) ... Margaret / Brigitta von Trapp (voice)
- Big Trouble in Little Clerks 2 (2011) ... Steelheart (voice)
 2016 The First Wives Club (TV Movie)
Maggie
 2016 Do You Take This Man
Rachael
 2014 More Time with Family (TV Movie)
Cindy Rizzo
 2014 The McCarthys (TV Series)
Pam
- Red Sox Swap (2014) ... Pam
 2014 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Winter
- Winter's Gift (2014) ... Winter (voice)
 2005-2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Lily Aldrin / Jasmine
- Last Forever: Part Two (2014) ... Lily Aldrin
- Last Forever: Part One (2014) ... Lily Aldrin
- The End of the Aisle (2014) ... Lily Aldrin
- Gary Blauman (2014) ... Lily Aldrin / Jasmine
- Daisy (2014) ... Lily Aldrin
 2011-2013 American Dad! (TV Series)
Ugly Stepsister #2 / Chelsea
- Finger Lenting Good (2013) ... Ugly Stepsister #2 (voice)
- Virtual In-Stanity (2011) ... Chelsea (voice)
 2012 American Reunion
Michelle
 2011 Love, Wedding, Marriage
Courtney
 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)
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Hottie Penguin (voice)
 2006 Date Movie
Julia Jones
 2005 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Trina Echolls
- My Mother, the Fiend (2005) ... Trina Echolls
- Hot Dogs (2005) ... Trina Echolls
- Ruskie Business (2005) ... Trina Echolls
 2004 Americana (TV Movie)
Andrea
 2004 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Animated Series (TV Short)
Willow Rosenberg (voice)
 2004 In the Game (TV Short)
Paula Cale
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Stacey Gibson
- Talking Shop (2004) ... Stacey Gibson (voice)
 2004 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Suzy Simpson
- Won't Get Fooled Again (2004) ... Suzy Simpson
- Sally Simpson (2004) ... Suzy Simpson
 2003 American Wedding
Michelle Flaherty
 1997-2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Willow Rosenberg
- Chosen (2003) ... Willow Rosenberg
- End of Days (2003) ... Willow Rosenberg
- Touched (2003) ... Willow Rosenberg
- Empty Places (2003) ... Willow Rosenberg
- Dirty Girls (2003) ... Willow Rosenberg
 2001-2003 Angel (TV Series)
Willow Rosenberg
- Orpheus (2003) ... Willow Rosenberg
- There's No Place Like Plrtz Glrb (2001) ... Willow Rosenberg
- Disharmony (2001) ... Willow Rosenberg
 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)
 2001 American Pie 2
Michelle Flaherty
 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)
- Dog Day Out (1999) ... Gigi (voice)
 1999 Hayley Wagner, Star (TV Movie)
Jenna Jakes
 1999 American Pie
Michelle Flaherty
 1998 Dead Man on Campus
Lucy
 1996 Friends for Life (TV Short)
Emma Daniels
 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
 1995 The Stranger Beside Me (TV Movie)
Dana
 1994 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Cassie Peters
- Cassie's Choice (1994) ... Cassie Peters
 1993 Mylanta: with Alyson Hannigan (Short)
Girl
 1993 Almost Home (TV Series)
Samantha
- Hot Ticket (1993) ... Samantha
- The Dance (1993) ... Samantha
 1991 Switched at Birth (TV Mini-Series)
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
 1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien
Jessie Mills
 1986 Impure Thoughts
Patty Stubbs (as Allison Hannigan)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Six Flags Amusement Parks. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 11 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Allison Hannigan

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her role as the witch "Willow", crossing over from Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) to act in the episode Angel: Orpheus (2003) on the series Angel (1999), where her fiancé, Alexis Denisof, is a regular:] "I finally get to spend a day with my honey, so that's really nervous coming in. I had butterflies in my stomach. I don't know why I was so nervous -- maybe because I don't know how to ... See more »

Trivia:

Is very good friends with singer Pink who named her daughter Willow. Hannigan praised her name choice on Twitter. See more »

Trademark:

Red hair

Nickname:

Allycat

Star Sign:

Aries

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