Alison Pill

Born Nov 27, 1985

Alison Courtney Pill is a Canadian film and theatre actress. She is best known from her roles in Milk, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Midnight in Paris, and The Newsroom.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Alison Pill.


1985 Birth Born on November 27, 1985.


1999 13 Years Old 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 Jacobs older sister Marfa in Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang. … Read More
2000 14 Years Old The next 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 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 which made its way to the Burbank International Film Festival, winning Pill an award for Best Child Actress.
2001 15 Years Old 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. … Read More
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In 2003, she played Katie Holmes' sister in the indie feature Pieces of April. … Read More


2006 20 Years Old In 2006, she starred as Grace Webster in the short-lived NBC drama The Book of Daniel. … Read More
2007 21 Years Old Since graduating from high school, Pill moved to New York to pursue a career in theatre, but continues to work in movies such as Dan in Real Life in 2007.
2008 22 Years Old Pill had a major supporting role as campaign manager Anne Kronenberg in the Oscar-winning 2008 film Milk.
2009 23 Years Old In 2009, she performing with Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp playing the Twilight Zone-inspired "Meredith Moon" and "The Real North Pole" sci-fi Christmas Harp; she was cast as April on In In Treatment. … Read More
2011 25 Years Old Pill was engaged to actor Jay Baruchel from 2011 to 2013. Baruchel made their engagement public when he thanked his fiancée (Pill) during an acceptance speech at the Genie Awards in Ottawa, Canada. Baruchel alluded to their break-up in a Twitter posting on February 16, 2013.
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She starred in short films including Denise in 2012 with Chris Messina, Santa Baby in which she sang and danced.
2015 29 Years Old Pill became engaged to actor Joshua Leonard in January 2015. They were married on May 24, 2015 after a four month long engagement.


In 2016, Cover Up by Satya Bhabha with Jason Ritter who will be released 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, directed by Janicza Bravo.
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