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Alison Brie
Full name: Alison Brie Schermerhorn
Birth date: December 29, 1982
Home town: Hollywood, California
Occupation: Actress
Also known for: "Mad Men", "GLOW", "Bojack Horseman"
Work on Community
Title: Main Cast member
Portrays : Annie Edison
Acting debut: Pilot
Active on Community: 2009-2015


I was also sure my story was going to be buried in this book—37 other brilliant actors contributed. When I saw the reaction, I called my mom and said, “Hey, remember that story? People think I’m a freaky freak now.”
Alison Brie on her essay in "Worst Laid Plans: When Bad Sex Happens to Good People

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Alison Brie

Alison Brie (born Alison Brie Schermerhorn) is an American actress. She was born on December 29, 1982 to her parents Joanne (née Brenner) and Charles Terry Schermerhorn. She grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of South Pasadena. Her interest in acting began at an early age when she started performing onstage at the Jewish Community Center in Southern California. After graduating from South Pasadena High School in 2001; Alison attended California Institute of the Arts where she received her BFA in Acting. During that time, Alison also studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland. Before breaking into television , she worked as a clown and performed in local theater. One of Brie's first onscreen roles was on Hannah Montana in 2006. She was chosen for the role of Trudy Campbell in Mad Men in 2007 and also starred in the web series My Alibi in 2008. In 2009 she was offered the role of Annie Edison on Community. She was on the show for six seasons during which she also appeared in several films including "The Lego Movie" and "Sleeping With Other People." After the series ended in 2015 she went on to star as Ruth Wilder on the Netflix series "GLOW." In her personal life she dated and eventually married fellow actor Dave Franco on March 13, 2017.


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Stolen Poem Alice Short
2007 "Born" Mary Elizabeth
2007 "Dickie Smalls: From Shame to Fame" Mya
2008 "Parasomnia (film)" Darcy
2008 "The Coverup" Grace
2008 "Buddy 'n' Andy" Michelle Short
2008 "Salvation, Texas" Lisa Salter Short
2009 "Us One Night" Alyson Short
2010 "The Home Front" Hannah Video short
2010 "The Committee Ep 1: Bad Dog" Video short
2010 "Raspberry Magic" Ms. Bradlee
2011 "Montana Amazon" Ella
2011 "Scream 4" Rebecca Walters
2012 "Save the Date (film)" Beth
2012 "The Five-Year Engagement" Suzie Barnes
2012 "Misadventures of the Dunderheads" Ella
2012 "Shit People Don't Say in LA" Short
2013 "The Kings of Summer" Heather Toy
2014 The Lego Movie" Unikitty (voice)
2014 "Search Party (film)" Elizabeth
2017 "The Little Hours" Alessandra
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Hannah Montana Nina Episode: "It's My Party and I'll Lie If I Want To"
2007 Not Another High School Show Muffy Movie
2007–present Mad Men Trudy Campbell Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2009)
2008 The Deadliest Lesson" Amber Movie
2008 My Alibi" Rebecca Fuller 14 episodes
2009 House Husbands Mom #1 Movie
2009 Hot Sluts Amber 5 episodes
2009–present Community Annie Edison Nominated – Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Supporting Actress
2010 Robot Chicken Martha Stewart / Vampire lifeguard (voice) Episode: "The Godfather of the Bride 2"
2012 NTSF:SD:SUV::" Joanie Episode: "Sabbath-tage"


  • Ranked as having one of the most beautiful famous faces by "The Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces From Around the World.
  • She was one of the original cast members in the world premiere of The Peach Blossom Fan, performed as the inaugural theater production at Disney's REDCAT Theater in Downtown LA.
  • She made Maxim's 2010 Hot 100 list at number 99 and Maxim's 2011 Hot 100 list at number 49.
  • On April 15, 2010, Brie co-hosted G4's Attack of the Show! She would again host the show on March 16, 2011 alongside co-star Danny Pudi. Brie has also appeared for a short segment on the G4 show, Web Soup.
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