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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).

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Original Broadway Production, 2018

Broadway Revival, 2011
Corrinna Stroller

Naked Angels Off-Broadway Production, 2010

Broadway Revival, 2010
Annie Sullivan


Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2007

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007

Original Broadway Production, 2006



Alison Pill Movies

[1999]Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang Shapiro, Marfa

[1999]The Life Before This Jessica

[2000]Skipped Parts Chuckette Morris

[2002]Perfect Pie Marie age 15

[2003]Pieces of April Beth Burns

[2003]Fast Food High Emma Redding

[2004]Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Ella

[2005]Dear Wendy Susan

[2007]Dan in Real Life Jane

[2008]Milk Anne Kronenberg

[2009]One Way to Valhalla Dale

[2010]Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Kim Pine

[2011]Midnight in Paris Zelda Fitzgerald

[2011]Portraits in Dramatic Time Alison Pill

[2011]Goon Eva

[2012]To Rome with Love Hayley

[2013]Snowpiercer Teacher

[2014]Cooties Lucy

[2015]Zoom Emma Boyles

[2016]Miss Sloane Jane Molloy

[2016]Hail, Caesar! Mrs. Mannix

[2017]Goon: Last of the Enforcers Eva

[2018]Vice Mary Cheney

[2018]Ideal Home Melissa Enright

[2021]All My Puny Sorrows Yoli

[2021]The Same Storm Bridget Salt

Alison Pill TV Shows

Star Trek: Picard Dr. Agnes Jurati

The Newsroom Maggie Jordan

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Video: Netflix Unveils SCOTT PILGRIM Anime Teaser Trailer

Netflix released the first video teaser for the Scott Pilgrim anime series. The cast includes Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Satya Bhabha, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Alison Pill, Aubrey Plaza, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Johnny Simmons, Mark Webber, Mae Whitman, and Ellen Wong.

Kate Burton, John Cariani & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Performances

Get the latest updates on the star-studded performances at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, including appearances by Kate Burton, John Cariani, and more. Find out when and where you can catch these exciting shows.

Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and More Set to Perform at Williamstown Theatre Festival This Week

Get ready for an unforgettable week at the Williamstown Theatre Festival! Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and a stellar lineup of talented actors will grace the stage with their remarkable performances. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to witness the magic of live theater.

Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent to Join Eden Espinosa & More at WTF Cabaret

Don't miss the incredible lineup featuring Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent, joining Eden Espinosa and more at the highly anticipated WTF Cabaret. Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary performances and talent on display.

Eden Espinosa, Alison Pill, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Programming

Williamstown Theatre Festival has revealed the lineup for the WTF Cabaret, a cabaret series curated in partnership with Tony Award nominee and Festival mainstay Christopher Fitzgerald. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

SCOTT PILGRIM Anime Series Coming to Netflix; 2010 Film Cast Returning With Chris Evans, Aubrey Plaza, Michael Cera & More

Netflix and UCP confirmed an all-new anime series based on SCOTT PILGRIM (official title to be announced), coming soon to Netflix. Bryan Lee O’Malley, the author and artist of the Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series, and BenDavid Grabinski (Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Happily) serve as executive producers/writers/showrunners.

Alison Pill, Reed Birney, Marsha Mason & More to Star in Audible Theater Originals This Spring

Audible Inc., has announced a new slate of four Audible Theater titles scheduled for release on March 23. See the lineup!

VIDEO: Apple Unveils HELLO TOMORROW! Series Trailer Starring Billy Crudup

The ensemble cast starring alongside Crudup includes Haneefah Wood, Alison Pill, Nicholas Podany, Dewshane Williams, Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria, Matthew Maher, and Academy Award nominee Jacki Weaver. Watch the new video trailer now!

Billy Crudup's HELLO TOMORROW! to Premiere on Apple TV+ on February

The ensemble cast starring alongside Crudup includes Haneefah Wood (“Truth Be Told,” “One Day at a Time”), Alison Pill (“Them,” “The Newsroom”), Nicholas Podany (“Harry Potter And The Cursed Child”), Dewshane Williams (“The Umbrella Academy,” “In the Dark”), Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria (“Brockmire,” “Ray Donovan”), and more.

Edward Albee's Classic, THREE TALL WOMEN (Tres Mulheres Altas) Gets a New Production with Suely Franco, Deborah Evelyn and Nathalia Dill

Directed by Fernando Philbert, and starring Suely Franco, Deborah Evelyn e Nathalia Dill the play brings a biting comedy that reflects on the passage of time through the settling of accounts between three generations.

Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More SAG-AFTRA Members Urge Congress to End Hair Discrimination & Pass CROWN Act

Among the members who signed the statement of support for the CROWN Act are Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kerry Washington, and dozens of other performers. In the letter, members assert, “Discrimination based on hair style or texture is a destructive practice that has alienated and caused irreparable harm to Black Americans.” 

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of COST OF LIVING on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out photos from opening night here!

Alison Pill, Tracy Letts, Judy Greer, Alexander Skarsgard & More to Star in Michael Shannon-Directed ERIC LARUE Movie

Judy Greer, Paul Sparks, Alison Pill, Tracy Letts, Annie Parisse, Kate Arrington and Alexander Skarsgard will star in the movie adaptation of Eric Larue, directed by Michael Shannon. Michael Shannon is making his directorial debut with this film.

Additional Cast Members Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 Summer Season

Williamstown Theatre Festival announced today additional casting and creative team members for the 2022 Summer Season, the final two Fridays@3 readings, and fellowships.

Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway

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 For Encore Streaming

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'

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

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 THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT

Following its debut on May 6, 2020, The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for a surprise sixth edition airing January 13–17, 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 Monáe Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT For Final Edition Airing August 5-9

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


Alison Pill has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Alison Pill has not appeared in the West End

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 .

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