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Alison Brie

Alison Brie Schermerhorn (born December 29, 1982), better known by her stage name Alison Brie, is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Annie Edison on the NBC sitcom Community and Trudy Campbell on the AMC drama Mad Men. She has also starred in films such as Scream 4 (2011) and The Five-Year Engagement (2012). Brie was born in Hollywood, California. Her mother, Joanne (née Brenner), works at a non-profit child care agency called Para los Niños ("For the Children"), and her father, Charles Terry Schermerhorn, is a musician and freelance entertainment reporter. Brie's mother is Jewish and her father has Dutch, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Brie has stated that, while being raised by her divorced parents, she occasionally attended her father's "Christian-Hindu hybrid church", the Self-Realization Fellowship, with her father, while her mother "would always make sure we knew we were Jewish". Brie began her career acting onstage at the Jewish Community Center in Southern California. She graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a bachelor's in theater in 2005.[Prior to becoming a movie actress, Brie worked as a clown at birthday parties and performed in theater in California. For a time, she studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Scotland.


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Born:
Dec 29, 1982 In Hollywood, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
47
First Appeared:
Movie Happiest Season 2020-11-25
Latest Project:
In the series The View 1997-08-11
Known For
Poster of The Rental
Poster of Hot Sluts
Poster of The Deadliest Lesson
Poster of Born
Filmography
Movie Happiest Season Sloane
Movie The Rental Unknown
Movie Promising Young Woman Madison
Movie Horse Girl Sarah
Movie Weathering with You Natsumi Suga (English Dub)
Movie The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Unikitty (voice)
Movie Emmet's Holiday Party: A LEGO Movie Short Unikitty
Series The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale Herself
Movie The Post Lally Graham
Movie The Disaster Artist Amber
Series The Gong Show Herself - Judge
Movie A Family Man Lynn Vogel
Series GLOW Ruth Wilder
Movie The Little Hours Sister Alessandra
Movie Joshy Rachel
Series Chelsea Herself
Movie Get a Job Tanya Sellers
Series Doctor Thorne Miss Dunstable
Movie The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure Unikitty (voice)
Movie How to Be Single Lucy
Movie Get Hard Alissa
Series Lip Sync Battle Herself
Movie No Stranger Than Love Lucy Sherrington
Movie Sleeping with Other People Lainey Dalton
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Herself
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage)
Movie Search Party Elizabeth
Series BoJack Horseman Diane Nguyen / Vincent Adultman / Kevin / Samantha The Food Critic / Olivia / Joelle Clark / Otter / Cow Waitress / Sarah Lynn's Assistant / Ship Co-Captain / Golden Snowflake Announcer / Nurse / Waitress / Cow Waitress / Announcer (voice)
Movie Harmontown Herself
Movie The Lego Movie Princess Unikitty (voice)
Movie Montana Amazon Ella
Movie The Kings of Summer Heather Toy
Movie Save the Date Beth
Movie The Five-Year Engagement Suzie Barnes
Movie Scream 4 Rebecca Walters
Movie Raspberry Magic Ms. Bradlee
Series Community Annie Edison
Series Hot Sluts Amber
Movie The Deadliest Lesson Amber
Movie The Coverup Grace
Movie Parasomnia Darcy
Series My Alibi Rebecca Fuller
Series Mad Men Trudy Campbell
Movie Born Mary Elizabeth
Series Hannah Montana Nina
Series American Dad! Unknown
Series The View Herself