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Alyson Hannigan Biography

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.

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