Alison Pill Biography, Age, Family, Dating, Husband, Daughter, Movies and TV Shows

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Alison Pill Biography

Alison Pill is a Canadian actress, and she was formerly a child actress, Pill began her career at age twelve, appearing in numerous films and television series. She changed to adult roles and her breakthrough came with the television series The Book of Daniel in 2006. In the same year, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in The Lieutenant of Inishmore.

Pill had an important roles in the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen 2004, Plain Truth 2004, Milk 2008, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 2010, Midnight in Paris 2011, Zoom 2015, Vice 2018, the television series In Treatment 2009, The Pillars of the Earth 2010, The Newsroom 2012–14 and American Horror Story: Cult 2017.

Alison Pill Age

Pill was born on November 27, 1985, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is 33 years old as of 2018.

Alison Pill Family

She was and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He father, Estonian is a professional engineer.

Alison Pill Dating

Pill was engaged to Jay Baruchel actor from 2011 to 2013. Baruchel made their engagement public when he thanked Pill as his fiancee during an acceptance speech at the Genie Awards in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Baruchel also talked about their break-up in a Twitter posting on February 16, 2013. Then later in January 2015 Pill was engaged to Joshua Leonard.

Alison Pill Boyfriend / Husband

Pill got engaged with actor Joshua Leonard in January 2015, and they married on May 24, 2015, after a four-month-long engagement. The couple have a daughter, Wilder Grace Leonard, born on November 19, 2016.

Alison Pill Net Worth

Pill has a net worth of 2 million dollars to date.

Alison Pill Career

Pill decided to follow her passion for acting when she was 10 years old. As a member of the Toronto Children’s Chorus, Pill was chosen to narrate one of their performances. Her mother tried to discourage her by getting her a job as a background performer on the series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues. By the time she was 11 years old, she played a guest role on an episode of the kids’ series The New Ghostwriter Mysteries. At the age of 12, she landed roles in two TV movies and a mini-series, a guest appearance on the TV series PSI Factor and voiced a character on an animated series. After roles in two more television movies, she landed her first feature film role, a small budget Canadian movie called The Life Before This in 1999, followed by the role of Jacob’s older sister Marfa in Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang.

Pill played roles in four more TV movies before the age of 14. The following year, she landed a small role in Skipped Parts in 2000 starring Drew Barrymore and Mischa Barton, then appeared in four more TV movies and features that same year, including playing Farrah Fawcett’s daughter in the TNT network movie Baby and a lead role in the Canadian film The Dinosaur Hunter, which was originally intended to be shown at a dinosaur museum and on a provincial education channel, but made its way to the Burbank International Film Festival, winning Pill an award for the Best Child Actress. She landed the role of young Lorna in the ABC-TV biopic Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows in 2001, based on the memoir by Garland’s daughter, Lorna Luft. That year, she also played Sissy Spacek’s daughter in the TV flick Midwives.

In 2003, Pill played Katie Holmes’ sister in the indie feature Pieces of April. Then she won the lead in the CTV-TV movie Fast Food High, about a teenager who gets a job at a fast food restaurant and tries to set up a union. She also landed a supporting role in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen in 2003, starred by Lindsay Lohan. Pill ventured off into stage acting, with the New York City staging of None of the Above as the first item in her theater credentials. This was followed by The Distance From Here, On the Mountain, Blackbird, and Mauritius. In 2006, Pill starred as Grace Webster in the short-lived NBC drama The Book of Daniel. She was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance as Mairead in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Because of her busy working schedule, Pill’s schooling was done through a program for youngsters in the business. After graduating from high school, Pill moved to New York to pursue her career in theatre but continued to work in movies such as Dan in Real Life in 2007.

She had a major supporting role as campaign manager Anne Kronenberg in the Oscar-winning 2008 film Milk. In 2009, Pill performed alongside Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp playing the Twilight Zone-inspired “Meredith Moon” and “The Real North Pole” sci-fi Christmas Harp. Pill was cast as April on In Treatment. Then later she played Kim Pine in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, as well as in Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation. She also portrayed Empress Maud in the miniseries The Pillars of the Earth. In theatre, Pill starred alongside Abigail Breslin in Broadway’s The Miracle Worker. She has also worked with Woody Allen twice, as Zelda Fitzgerald in Midnight in Paris and as Hayley into Rome with Love.

Pill has starred in short films including, Denise in 2012 with Chris Messina and Santa Baby in which she sang and danced. In 2016, Pilly appeared in Cover Up by Satya Bhabha with Jason Ritter, to be released at the LA Shorts Fest, and Woman in Deep, where she played a woman who calls a suicide prevention hot line and is put on hold, it was directed by Janicza Bravo. In the new theater production of Wait Until Dark, Pill starred as a blind woman who must fend for her life. She also starred in the film Snowpiercer, with Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton, which was released in 2013. From 2012 to its ending in 2014, she appeared in Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series The Newsroom as Maggie Jordan. She also appeared in Cooties starring Elijah Wood.

In Zoom, Pill played the role of Emma, an aspiring comic book artist. She had a part in Hail, Caesar! as Eddie Mannix’s wife. Pill is attached to star in Sook-Yin Lee’s Canadian indie Octavio is Dead, a role that will chase her late father’s ghost in Mexico City. She starred in Goon: Last of the Enforcers as Eva Glatt, Glatt’s love interest in first movie Goon, now married to Glatt. Pill was part of the cast of The Family as Willa Warren. She co-starred with Jessica Chastain in the EuropaCorp thriller Miss Sloane in 2016. In 2017, Pill joined American Horror Story: Cult, starring as Ivy Mayfair-Richards, one of the main characters of the storyline.

Alison Pill Movies

1998You’re Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley’s Camp Out PartyFriend #2
1999The Life Before ThisJessica
1999Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded FangShapiro/Marfa
2000Skipped PartsChuckette Morris
2002Perfect PieMarie (age 15)
2003Pieces of AprilBeth Burns
2003Fast Food HighEmma Redding
2004Confessions of a Teenage Drama QueenElla Gerard
2004The Crypt ClubLiesl
2004Dear WendySusan
2007Dan in Real LifeJane Burns
2008MilkAnne Kronenberg
2009The Awakening of Abigail HarrisAbigail Harris
2009One Way to ValhallaDale
2010Goldstar, OhioKendra Harper
2010Scott Pilgrim vs. the WorldKim Pine
2011Midnight in ParisZelda Fitzgerald
2011Portraits in Dramatic TimeAlison Pill
2012To Rome with LoveHayley
2012Santa BabyAlice
2013SnowpiercerPregnant Teacher
2014CootiesLucy McCormick
2015ZoomEmma Boyles
2016Hail, Caesar!Mrs. Mannix
2016Woman in DeepBirdie
2016Cover UpEmma
2016Miss SloaneJane Molloy
2017Goon: Last of the EnforcersEva Glatt
2018Ideal HomeMelissa
2018ViceMary Cheney
2019The Most Magnificent ThingMom (voice)

Alison Pill TV Shows

1997The New Ghostwriter MysteriesLucy 
1998Fast TrackAlexa Stokes 
1998Psi Factor: Chronicles of the ParanormalSophie Schulman 
1998The Last Don IIBethany 
1998AnatolePaulette (voice) 
1998Degas & the DancerMarie van Goethem 
1998Stranger in TownHetty 
1999Locked in SilenceLacey 
1999God’s New PlanSamantha Hutton 
1999DifferentSally Reed 
1999RedwallCornflower (voice) 
1999Dear America: A Journey to the New WorldRemember Patience Whipple 
1999Poltergeist: The LegacyPaige 
1999A Holiday RomanceFern 
2000Redwall: The MovieCornflower (voice) 
2000TradersAndrea Exter 
2000The Dinosaur HunterJulia Creath 
2000The Other MeAllana Browning 
2000BabyLarkin Malone 
2001Anne of Green Gables: The Animated SeriesVictoria (voice) 
2001Life with Judy Garland: Me and My ShadowsYoung Lorna Luft 
2001MidwivesConstance Danforth 
2001What Girls LearnTilden 
2002The Pilot’s WifeMattie Lyons 
2003An Unexpected LoveSamantha Mayer 
2004What Katy DidKaty Carr 
2004A Separate PeaceBeth 
2004Plain TruthKatie Fisher 
2006The Book of DanielGrace Webster 
2006Law & Order: Criminal IntentLisa Ramsey 
2008CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationKelsey Murphy 
2009In TreatmentApril 
2010Scott Pilgrim vs. the AnimationKim Pine (voice) 
2010The Pillars of the EarthPrincess Maude 
2012–2014The NewsroomMaggie Jordan 
2014Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and FriendsHerself 
2016The FamilyWilla Warren 
2017American Horror Story: CultIvy Mayfair-Richards 
2018The Emperor’s Newest ClothesThomasina (voice) 

Alison Pill Awards

2000Burbank International Children’s Film FestivalBest Child Actress Performance
Young Artist AwardBest Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot – Supporting Young Actress
2001Best Ensemble in a TV Movie
2002Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special – Leading Young Actress
2003Gemini AwardsBest Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series
2004Drama Desk AwardOutstanding Play
Outstanding Ensemble Performance
2005Lucille Lortel AwardsOutstanding Featured Actress
2006Tony AwardBest Featured Actress in a Play
2007Outer Critics Circle AwardOutstanding Actress in a Play
Drama League AwardDistinguished Performance
2008Lucille Lortel AwardOutstanding Lead Actress
2009Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Gold Derby AwardsEnsemble Cast
15th Critics’ Choice AwardsBest Acting Ensemble
Online Film & Television Association AwardBest Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
2011Best Original Song
Drama League AwardDistinguished Performance
Gemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role
in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Phoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble Acting
2012Gold Derby AwardsEnsemble Cast
2013Vancouver Film Critics Circle AwardBest Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film
2014Virtuoso AwardBest Breakthrough Performances
2018Critics’ Choice Movie AwardsBest Acting Ensemble

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