Alyson Hannigan was born in Washington DC and lived in Atlanta, Georgia until moving to Hollywood at age 11. She began appearing in commercials from the age of 4, for companies such as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos. Her first major film role was in “My Stepmother Is an Alien”, a science-fiction comedy released in 1988; one of her co-stars in the film was Seth Green, who later joined her in the regular cast of “Buffy” as her on-screen boyfriend. In 1989, her first regular role on a TV series came when she was cast in the ABC sitcom “Free Spirit”. As a teenager, Alyson babysat for the children of her future “How I Met Your Mother” costar, Bob Saget. Other series she guest starred on include “Picket Fences”, “Roseanne”, “Touched by an Angel” and “The Torkelsons”.
In 1997, Alyson was cast to play Willow Rosenberg, Buffy Summers' best friend, on the series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”. She subsequently appeared in films such as “American Pie”, “Boys and Girls”, “American Pie 2”, and “American Wedding”. She also had a guest spot on the “Buffy” spin-off, “Angel”, reprising her role of Willow.
In early 2004, Alyson made her West End debut, starring in a stage adaptation of “When Harry Met Sally...” at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, opposite Luke Perry. Then in 2005, she returned to TV on a regular basis, taking the role of Lily Aldrin in the hit comedy “How I Met Your Mother”. She also played a recurring guest role on “Veronica Mars” as Trina Echolls, starred as Julia Jones in “Date Movie”, a parody of romantic comedies, and guest starred on the ABC animated sitcom “The Goode Family" in 2009. In 2012, Alyson reprised the role of Michelle in “American Reunion”, and since 2016, she has hosted the television series “Penn & Teller: Fool Us”.
Alyson married her “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” co-star Alexis Denisof in Desert Hot Springs, California, in 2003. The couple have two daughters, Satyana Marie Denisof and Keeva Jane Denisof.
Willow Rosenberg, Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Lily Aldrin, How I Met Your Mother
Michelle Flaherty, American Pie
Julia Jones, Date Movie
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Please note: There is a limit of 2 people per photo with Alyson. For autographs, an 8x10 photograph will be included with each autograph, or you may choose to have an appropriate personal item signed.
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