Alia Shawkat


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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 Maeby Fünke / Shaman Sheman
(2003-2019)
(2013)
Duck Butter Naima
(2018)
Whip It Pash
(2009)

Filmography

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 2022 The Old Man (TV Series) (post-production)
Angela
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Angela
 2021 Ultra City Smiths (TV Series)
Little Grace / Woman's Voice
- Family of Orphans (2021) ... Little Grace / Woman's Voice (voice)
- O-o-h Child (2021) ... Little Grace (voice)
- The Little Baby Hand Pinky Grip (2021) ... Little Grace (voice)
- Hot Clues (2021) ... Little Grace / Woman's Voice (voice)
- The King of the Night (2021) ... Little Grace (credit only)
 2018-2021 Summer Camp Island (TV Series short)
Blanche / Additional Voices / Butter Goth / ...
- Breakfast Like Gene Kelly (2021) ... Blanche (voice)
- Ava's Yard Sale (2020) ... Blanche (voice)
- Tumble Dry Low (2020) ... Butter Goth / Additional Voices (voice)
- The Later Pile (2020) ... Blanche / Additional Voices (voice)
- Tub on the Run (2020) ... Blanche (voice)
 2021 Love Spreads
Kelly
 2021 Cinema Toast (TV Series)
- Warehouse Friends (2021) ... (voice)
 -2021 Search Party (TV Series)
Dory Sief
- The Shadows (2021) ... Dory Sief
- The Inferno (2021) ... Dory Sief
- The Imposter (2021) ... Dory Sief
- The Infinite Loop (2021) ... Dory Sief
- The Thoughtless Woman (2021) ... Dory Sief
 2021 Eer (Short)
Woman with JFD
 2017-2020 Big Mouth (TV Series)
Roland
- The Hugest Period Ever (2020) ... Roland (voice)
- The New Me (2020) ... Roland (voice)
- Pillow Talk (2017) ... Roland (voice)
 2020 Moonbase 8 (TV Series)
Alix
- Visitors (2020) ... Alix
 2020 The Letter Room (Short)
Rosita
 2020 The Shivering Truth (TV Series)
- Nesslessness (2020) ... (voice)
 2019/II Alina (Short)
Alina
 2019 Living with Yourself (TV Series)
Maia
- Soul Mate (2019) ... Maia
- Green Tea (2019) ... Maia
 2017-2019 Transparent (TV Series)
Lila
- Transparent Musicale Finale (2019) ... Lila
- Desert Eagle (2017) ... Lila
- Cool Guy (2017) ... Lila
- Born Again (2017) ... Lila
 2019/III The Key (Short)
 2019 First Cow
Woman with Dog
 2019 I Lost My Body
Gabrielle (English version, voice)
 2003-2019 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Maeby Fünke / Shaman Sheman
- Courting Disasters (2019) ... Maeby Fünke (credit only)
- Saving for Arraignment Day (2019) ... Maeby Fünke
- Check Mates (2019) ... Maeby Fünke
- The Untethered Sole (2019) ... Maeby Fünke
- Chain Migration (2019) ... Maeby Fünke
 2019/I Animals
Tyler
 2019 Shako Mako (Short)
Laila
 2018 Duck Butter
Naima
 2018 Sandra (TV Series)
Helen Perera / Helen
- The Flag (2018) ... Helen Perera (voice)
- The Big House (2018) ... Helen
- The User Experience (2018) ... Helen Perera
- Hope is a Mistake (2018) ... Helen Perera
 2018 Blaze
Sybil
 2017 The Good Time Girls (Short)
Ruth
 2017 Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town
Agatha Benson
 2017 City Girl (TV Series)
Claire
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Claire
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Claire
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Claire
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... 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
- Hamilton (2016) ... Alexander Hamilton
- Spies (2015) ... Virginia Hall
- First Ladies (2014) ... Frances Cleveland
 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 The New Yorker Presents (TV Series documentary)
Dinner Hostess
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Dinner Hostess
 2016 Prestige Ingredients (Short)
Alia
 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 Me Him Her
Laura
 2015 Green Room
Sam
 2015 The Driftless Area
Carrie
 2015 Broad City (TV Series)
Adele
- Coat Check (2015) ... Adele
 2015 The Final Girls
Gertie Michaels
 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 short)
Baroness / Lucy Pevensie / Professor McGonagall
- G.I. Jogurt (2014) ... Baroness / Lucy Pevensie / Professor McGonagall (voice)
 2014 Wild Canaries
Jean
 2014 Life After Beth
Roz (scenes deleted)
 2013 Center Jenny (Video)
2nd Level Kim
 2013 Setup, Punch (Short)
Dottie Kaufman
 2013 Rock 'n Roll Legends Presents: Islands (Short)
Alexis Sims
 2013 Night Moves
Surprise
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Gail
- Burn After Killing (2013) ... Gail
 2013 The To Do List
Fiona
 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 Best Coast: Our Deal (Video short)
Night Creeper
 2011/I The Lie
Seven
 2011 Cedar Rapids
Bree
 2010 The League (TV Series)
April
- The Expert Witness (2010) ... April
 2010 The Runaways
Robin
 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
 2008 Bart Got a Room
Camille
 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 Deck the Halls
Madison Finch
 2006 Not Like Everyone Else (TV Movie)
Brandi Blackbear
 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
 2001-2002 State of Grace (TV Series)
Young Hannah Rayburn
- Holiday on Ice (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- Someone to Watch Over You (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- Legacy (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- Great Wall of Rayburn (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
- A Taste of Money (2002) ... Young Hannah Rayburn
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
Tara Wegman
- Good Question ... Tara Wegman
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video Best Coast: "Our deal"

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Rich Aliaändanost

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Children:

None


Relatives:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When I get a new script my mom will read them and just be aghast. I think it's hysterical. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of Dina Burke and Tony Shawkat. See more »

Nickname:

Allie

Star Sign:

Aries

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