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Alison Pill

 
Bio:
Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress. She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 27, 1985 (36)

Bio:
Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress. She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
C
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Corrinna Stroller
  [Off-Broadway]
Naked Angels Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Marie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Annie Sullivan
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Steph
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2007
Jackie
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Una
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Mairead
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Jaime
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Jenn

Photos

Janicza Bravo and Alison Pill  Photo

Janicza Bravo and Alison Pill

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Date:
12/03/2021
Theatre Marquee for the Opening Night Curtain Call for "Three Tall Women" starring Al Photo

Theatre Marquee for the Opening Night Curtain Call for "Three Tall Women" starring Alison Pill, Glenda Jackson and Laurie Metcalf at the Golden Theatre on 3/29/2018 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/30/2018
Alison Pill, Laurie Metcalf, Glenda Jackson Photo

Alison Pill, Laurie Metcalf, Glenda Jackson

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Date:
05/15/2018
Alison Pill, Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf  Photo

Alison Pill, Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf

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Date:
03/30/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
C

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Corrinna Stroller

  [Off-Broadway]
Naked Angels Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Marie

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Annie Sullivan

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Steph

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2007
Jackie

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Una

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Mairead

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Jaime

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Jenn

Alison Pill Biography

Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress.

She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to narrate one of their performances. From there, she gained a job narrating children's audio books.

She achieved her first on-screen role as a background performer on Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993), after which, she got herself an agent. She was booking roles successfully from the age of 11. She later moved to New York to pursue roles in theater, where has enjoyed much success. She earned a Tony nomination for her performance in The Lieutenant of Inishmore. She is also very much enjoying life as a TV and film actress. Her breakthrough film role came with Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010). In 2012, she is playing Maggie Jordan in Aaron Sorkin's TV show The Newsroom (2012).

Alison Pill Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Alison Pill, The House of Blue Leaves
 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Alison Pill, Blackbird
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Alison Pill, The Lieutenant of Inishmore
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Alison Pill, On the Mountain

Alison Pill News

Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 3, 2021

Slave Play, the ground-breaking work by Tony Award nominee Jeremy O. Harris under the direction of Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, re-opened just last night at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway and we'll take you there.

The Public Theater's THE LINE Starring Santino Fontana, Alison Pill and More Returns  Photo The Public Theater's THE LINE Starring Santino Fontana, Alison Pill and More Returns For Encore Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

The Public Theater announced today the return of THE LINE, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Blank. First performed live on Zoom on July 8, 2020, the world premiere play was viewed more than 55,000 times in 18 countries during its limited streaming run last summer.

Emmylou Harris, Amanda Seyfried & More to Appear in 'Songs to Save Them All' Photo Emmylou Harris, Amanda Seyfried & More to Appear in 'Songs to Save Them All'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 19, 2021

Recording artists expected to perform include country music legend Emmylou Harris, as well as Aunty Social, Baker Grace, Brandon Jenner, Canyon City, Chappell Roan, Davis John Patton, Dylan Dunlap, and more.

Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre Photo Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the John Golden Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including, The Normal Heart, A Doll's House, Part 2, Eclipsed, Slave Play, and many more!

Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of TH Photo Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2021

Following its debut on May 6, 2020, The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for a surprise sixth edition airing January 13‚Äď17, 2021. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, have also¬†announced that this online theater initiative brought together 137 artists, and premiered 56 new theater works.

Janelle Mon√°e Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT For Final Edition Airing August 5-9 Photo Janelle Mon√°e Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT For Final Edition Airing August 5-9
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2020

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer, and actor Janelle Mon√°e has joined the final edition of The Homebound Project as a special guest.

Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O'Hara, Amanda Seyfried and More Set for Fifth and Final Editio Photo Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O'Hara, Amanda Seyfried and More Set for Fifth and Final Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 30, 2020

The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for its fifth and final edition of new online theater benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, have also announced that over $100,000 has been raised to date for No Kid Hungry.

The Public's World Premiere Virtual Production of THE LINE Has Been Extended an Addit Photo The Public's World Premiere Virtual Production of THE LINE Has Been Extended an Additional Four Weeks for Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020

The world premiere play THE LINE, which premiered live on July 8, has been extended an additional four weeks for on demand streaming through Tuesday, September 1 at 11:59pm est on The Public's YouTube.

Review Roundup: The Public Theater's THE LINE Starring Santino Fontana, Alison Pill & Photo Review Roundup: The Public Theater's THE LINE Starring Santino Fontana, Alison Pill & More
by Review Roundups - Jul 13, 2020

The Public Theater's The Line, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Blank, debuted on Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 pm ET. The live-streamed play, bringing first-person stories of New York City's first responders during the pandemic to the digital stage, is available to watch for free via both YouTube and The Public's website.

VIDEO: Watch World Premiere of THE LINE, Starring Santino Fontana, Alison Pill and Mo Photo VIDEO: Watch World Premiere of THE LINE, Starring Santino Fontana, Alison Pill and More- Live at 7:30pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 8, 2020

The Public Theater will present the world premiere of THE LINE, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Blank, to debut tonight, July 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The live-streamed play, brings first-person stories of New York City's first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic to the digital stage.

Alison Pill Videos

VIDEO: Alison Pill & Joshua Leonard Recreate a Scene From SKIN TRADE for Geffen Stayh VideoVIDEO: Alison Pill & Joshua Leonard Recreate a Scene From SKIN TRADE for Geffen Stayhouse
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2020

Alison Pill & Joshua Leonard - super fans of the 2014 film Skin Trade - have recreated a scene from the film for Geffen Stayhouse! Check out the video below! To make a donation to the Geffen Playhouse, please visit www.geffenplayhouse.org/donate.

Broadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from MAURITIUS, with Bobby Cannavale, Alison Pill & Mor VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from MAURITIUS, with Bobby Cannavale, Alison Pill & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2020

Today we rewind to 2007, when Tereasa Rebeck's first Broadway show, Mauritius, opened at the Biltmore Theatre (now the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre). The play featured a all-star cast, including Alison Pill, F. Murray Abraham, Dylan Baker, Katie Finneran, and Bobby Cannavale in his Broadway debut! The play focuses on two half-sisters, Jackie and Mary, who inherit a stamp collection which might be worth a fortune. 

VIDEO: Usher Talks About His Childhood Dreams on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Usher Talks About His Childhood Dreams on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2020

James asks Usher about a throwback Thursday photo he recently posted, and learned the picture was the first time he had worn slacks in his life. And after, Usher shares he knew very early on he was destined for the iconic career he's had as an entertainer. And Alison Pill tells James she also found her aspirations to act at a young age.

VIDEO: Alison Pill, Usher & Reggie Watts Contemplate Free Will on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Alison Pill, Usher & Reggie Watts Contemplate Free Will on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2020

After James asks Alison Pill about her role in 'Them: Covenant' and bouncing between her role on that show and 'Star Trek: Picard,' Usher talks about how in some countries it's more difficult to make it rain. And after, Reggie Watts has a deep question about our individual states of consciousness.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DEVS on FX! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DEVS on FX!
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2020

Nothing ever happens without a reason. Watch the OFFICIAL TRAILER for Devs, premiering March 5 exclusively on FX on Hulu.

VIDEO: Watch a Teaser for DEVS on FX! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Teaser for DEVS on FX!
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2019

Devs follows the story of a young software engineer, Lily Chan, who investigates the secretive development division of her employer which she believes is behind her boyfriend's murder.

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For STAR TREK: PICARD From New York Comic Con VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For STAR TREK: PICARD From New York Comic Con
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2019

A new trailer has been released for STAR TREK: PICARD during New York Comic Con.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for STAR TREK: PICARD Starring Sir Patrick Stewart VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for STAR TREK: PICARD Starring Sir Patrick Stewart
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019

At San Diego Comic-Con, Sir Patrick Stewart treated 'Star Trek' fans attending the 'Star Trek' Universe panel to the first trailer for STAR TREK: PICARD and shocked the audience by bringing out surprise guests and 'Star Trek' icons Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan and Jonathan Del Arco, announcing they will be appearing in STAR TREK: PICARD. In addition to the surprise guests, it was revealed that 'Star Trek's' Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis will make appearances in the new series as well. During the panel, it was also announced that STAR TREK: PICARD will premiere in early 2020 exclusively on CBS All Access in the U.S.

VIDEO: The End is Only the Beginning in the STAR TREK: PICARD Trailer VideoVIDEO: The End is Only the Beginning in the STAR TREK: PICARD Trailer
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2019

CBS All Access today revealed a first look at the highly anticipated return of Jean-Luc Picard in the upcoming original series, STAR TREK: PICARD.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE EMPEROR'S NEWEST CLOTHES Featuring Original Music fr VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE EMPEROR'S NEWEST CLOTHES Featuring Original Music from William Finn
by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2018

Hans Christian Andersen's legendary tale is reimagined into a playful animated special for today's children. The classic fable gets a colorful, music-filled makeover in the whimsical THE EMPEROR'S NEWEST CLOTHES, written and produced by Sheila Nevins, directed by Simon Wilches-Castro and featuring the voices of Emmy© winner Alan Alda, Emmy© winner Jeff Daniels, and Alison Pill. The special features original songs by Tony Award-winning composer William Finn ('Falsettos, 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee').


Alison Pill Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alison Pill been in?
Alison Pill has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Alison Pill been in?
Alison Pill has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Alison Pill been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Blackbird Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Lieutenant of Inishmore and Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for On the Mountain .