Kw-logo-smaller

Alyson Hannigan Biography

Alyson Hannigan Bio - Willow on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
Alyson Hannigan Biography
Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
Birthdate: March 24, 1974

Alyson Hannigan Before Willow

At the age of four, while Alyson Hannigan still lived in Atlanta, she started acting in commercials for companies like McDonald's and products like Oreo Cookies. When she was 11 she moved to Los Angeles with her mom so she could score even more acting opportunities.

Alyson Hannigan's 1st Big Role

In 1988, Alyson Hannigan snagged her first big role in the movie My Stepmother Is an Alien, she was 13. The movie also starred her future werewolf boyfriend, Seth Green. Before Alyson and Seth Green would meet again, on Buffy, Alyson Hannigan would also guest star on TV show like Roseanne, Picket Fences and Touched By An Angel.

Alyson Hannigan, Super Witch

In 1997, Alyson Hannigan got her biggest break yet. Joss Whedon was looking for an actress to play Willow Rosenberg on his new show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and decided on Alyson Hannigan. Willow Rosenburg, Buffy's originally geeky, awkward computer hacking buddy, was on the show the entire seven years it ran. By season seven, Hannigan's character of Willow had gone from a super-geek to a super-wicca who tried to end the world one year, and saved it the next.

Alyson Hannigan Serves Up Pie

Alyson Hannigan spent her downtime from Buffy the Vampire Slayer auditioning - and snagging - movie roles. Her biggest movie success came when she was cast as high school band member, Michelle, in American Pie. She has since starred in American Pie 2 and American Wedding.

Did You Know...
  • Alyson Hannigan is engaged to actor Alexis Denisof, who plays Wesley Wyndam-Pryce on Angel (and formerly Buffy.)
  • Alyson Hannigan has a tattoo of tribal dolphins on her ankle and a Japanese kanji (for luck and happiness) on her back.
  • Alyson Hannigan is a spokesperson for breast cancer.

    Alyson Hannigan Quote
    "My first TV crush was Elroy Jetson, because he was so cute. And I wanted to play with Astro on his automatic dog-walker thing."~Alyson Hannigan.

    Related Stories:

  • The Scooby Gang - Part 1
  • The Slayer Slays
  • David Boreanaz
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments

    share with your friends


    Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


    like this article?
    get more just like it in your email

    F1010086044039

    Best Witchy Spell? Vote If U Dare!

    • Turn my mom into a toad.
    • Turn my dad into a skunk.
    • Clean room spell.
    • Love spell on Lil Bow Wow.

    related stories

    latest videos

    Entertainment in the forums

    imin
    imin posted in Movies:
      Upcoming Movie Of Akshay Kuymar Will Feature Seriousness + Comedy Not Like Khiladi 786 And Boss Which Were Just Having Comedy Holiday Have 65% Buzz Means 110 Crore  
    reply 31 minutes
    Adore_Jenna
    Adore_Jenna posted in TV Shows:
    I love that show its so  awesome :) My favorite character is Spencer because she always knows everything, like all the plans and stuff
    reply about 6 hours
    rainbowpoptart
    rainbowpoptart posted in Celebs:
    He is fine though XD
    reply about 8 hours
    Crazyoscar
    Crazyoscar posted in Movies:
    I know! He he  ;) WHHHHYYY?!? True! xD I know! I wonder is he going to tell her....?
    reply about 10 hours
    MermaidMagic33
    Good one.
    reply about 11 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

    _thumb_100x100

    We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...