Alyson Hannigan is an American actress better known for her roles as Michelle Flaherty in the American Pie films, Willow Rosenberg in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Lily Aldrin in the drama series How I Met Your Mother. She started appearing in commercials at the age of four and at age 11 she had already entered Hollywood. She has won numerous awards for her small and big screen contributions, including a Saturn Award, a Young Hollywood Award and two People's Choice Awards.
Alyson Lee Hannigan
Actress, TV host
Anniversary / Date of birth
Alyson Hannigan was born on March 24, 1974 in Washington, DC, USA.
She is currently 45 years old.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Sign of the sun
Alyson is of Jewish descent on the mother's side, while that of the Irish father is of Irish descent.
Alyson is a graduate of the North Hollywood High School at Valley Village in 1992. She then specialized in the psychology of State University of California in Northridge.
- Father – Al Hannigan (truck driver)
- Mother – Emilie Haas (Real Estate Agent)
- Brothers and sisters – Unknown
Boyfriend / spouse
Alyson Hannigan dated –
- Ginger fish (1990-1998) – In 1990, Alyson Hannigan started out with Kenneth Robert Wilson (aka Ginger Fish), drummer of the band Marilyn Manson. They came out about 8 years before deciding in 1998 that it was time to leave.
- Alexis Denisof (2000-present) – Alyson met actor Alexis Denisof for the first time on the set of Buffy's Vampire Shooting in 1998. Although it was a flirtation at first glance, she did not started attending it before a year and a half and waited for her work in the TV series because she did not want to go out with her co-star. They had been separated for a very short time but they found each other because their other relationships did not work. In October 2003, they were married and the wedding took place for three days at Two Bunch Palms. The couple has two children, Satyana Marie Denisof (born March 2009) and Keeva Jane Denisof (born March 2012). He proposed it for the second time in July 2013 and they renewed their wishes.
- In feet – 5 feet 4½ inches
- In centimeters – 164 cm
- In meters – 1.64 meters
- In kilograms – 52 kg
- In pounds – 115 lbs
- Measurements – 34-23-34
- Chest – 34 inches
- Cut – 23 inches
- hip – 34 inches
- Bra size – 32B
She is wearing a shoe size 7.5 (US).
The size of the dress
Her dress size is 3 (US).
Playing the role of Willow Rosenberg in the television series, Buffy Against the Vampires and Lily Aldrin in the humorous series How I Met Your Mother. Representative Michelle Flaherty in a series of movies, American Pie.
Alyson appeared for the first time in 1986 in the movie Impure Thoughts as Patty Stubbs.
Alyson appeared in 14 episodes of the sitcom ABC Free Spirit in the role of Jessie Harper, from 1989 to 1990.
Alyson Hannigan has appeared in television commercials for Six Flags Amusement Park, McDonald's, Oreo Cookies, Drug Mylanta, Duncan Hines Cookies Mix, Wendy's, MasterCard Credit Cards and Head & Shoulders Shampoos.
Awards and nominations
|1989||Young artist award||Best young actress in a movie: comedy or fantasy||My mother-in-law is an alien||Appointed|
|1990||Best young actress in a television series||Free spirit||Appointed|
|2000||Young Hollywood Awards||Best overall distribution||American pie||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Sidekick||Buffy against the vampires||Appointed|
|2001||Saturn Price||Best Supporting Actress on TV||Appointed|
|2001||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Sidekick||Appointed|
|2002||Saturn Price||Best Supporting Actress on TV||Won|
|2002||Satellite Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role – TV Series||Appointed|
|2002||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Sidekick||Won|
|2003||Saturn Price||Best Supporting Actress on TV||Appointed|
|2003||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Sidekick||Appointed|
|2004||Choice Movie Actress – Comedy||American wedding||Appointed|
|2004||Liplock movie choice||Appointed|
|2008||Choice TV Show: Comedy||How did I meet your mother||Appointed|
|2009||People's Choice Awards||Favorite TV comedy actress||Won|
|2010||Favorite TV comedy actress||Appointed|
|2012||Favorite TV comedy||Won|
|2012||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actress: Romantic Comedy||American meeting||Appointed|
Alyson Hannigan Favorites
- How did I meet your mother Episode – Bad News (Season 6, Episode 13)
- Favorite color – Blue
- Favorite song – Kiss me (by Ed Sheeran)
Alyson Hannigan net worth
Alyson Hannigan has an estimated net worth to $ 30 million dollars from 2019.
Social media profiles
Some lesser known facts about Alyson Hannigan
- While in college, she was a clarinetist.
- While at California State University, she was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.
- In her early teens, she played in various school football teams until an injury ended her sporting practice.
- She has three tattoos: tribal dolphins at the ankle; on her back, she has a Japanese kanji that represents happiness and luck and on her left foot, a picture of turtle drawn.
- She was a vegan but slowly turned her back on dairy products, eggs and meat due to heavy cravings during her pregnancy.
- In 1997, Hannigan was chosen to play Willow Rosenberg, Buffy Summers' best friend, in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
- In 2004, Hannigan made his stage debut appearing in an adaptation of When Harry Met Sally and Luke Perry.
- In 2005, Hannigan returned to a classic television series, singing Lily Aldrin's lead role in the hit comedy How I Met Your Mother and also performing guest roles on Veronica Mars with Trina Echolls.
- In February 2006, she played Julia Jones in Date Movie, a parody of romantic comedies.
- In 2009, she made an appearance in the sitcom The Goode Family.
- In 2012, Hannigan took over Michelle's role in American Reunion.
- In 2012, she was ranked 42nd on the list of the 99 women most sought after by AskMen.
- In 2016, she started to animate Penn & Teller: Fool Us, a television program of magic competition.
- In 2018, she sang Claire Clancy in the animated series Fancy Nancy.