Biography

Alison Brie Schermerhorn (born December 29, 1982), better known by her stage name Alison Brie, is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Annie Edison on the NBC sitcom Community and Trudy Campbell on the AMC drama Mad Men. She has also starred in films such as Scream 4 (2011) and The Five-Year Engagement (2012).

Brie was born in Hollywood, California. Her mother, Joanne (née Brenner), works at a non-profit child care agency called Para los Niños ("For the Children"), and her father, Charles Terry Schermerhorn, is a musician and freelance entertainment reporter. Brie's mother is Jewish and her father has Dutch, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Brie has stated that, while being raised by her divorced parents, she occasionally attended her father's "Christian-Hindu hybrid church", the Self-Realization Fellowship, with her father, while her mother "would always make sure we knew we were Jewish".

Brie began her career acting onstage at the Jewish Community Center in Southern California. She graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a bachelor's in theater in 2005.[Prior to becoming a movie actress, Brie worked as a clown at birthday parties and performed in theater in California. For a time, she studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Scotland.

Alison Brie Schermerhorn (born December 29, 1982), better known by her stage name Alison Brie, is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Annie Edison on the NBC sitcom Community and Trudy Campbell on the AMC drama Mad Men. She has also starred in films such as Scream 4 (2011) and The Five-Year Engagement (2012).

Brie was born in Hollywood, California. Her mother, Joanne (née Brenner), works at a non-profit child care agency called Para los Niños ("For the Children"), and her father, Charles Terry Schermerhorn, is a musician and freelance entertainment reporter. Brie's mother is Jewish and her father has Dutch, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Brie has stated that, while being raised by her divorced parents, she occasionally attended her father's "Christian-Hindu hybrid church", the Self-Realization Fellowship, with her father, while her mother "would always make sure we knew we were Jewish".

Brie began her career acting onstage at the Jewish Community Center in Southern California. She graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a bachelor's in theater in 2005.[Prior to becoming a movie actress, Brie worked as a clown at birthday parties and performed in theater in California. For a time, she studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Scotland.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1982-12-29

Place of Birth Hollywood, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Элисон Бри
  • Alison Brie Schermerhorn
  • 앨리슨 브리

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part as Princess Unikitty (voice)
2018 The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale(1 episode) as Herself
2017 The Post as Lally Graham
2017 The Little Hours as Sister Alessandra
2017 GLOW(20 episodes) as Ruth Wilder
2017 The Gong Show(1 episode) as Herself - Judge
2017 A Family Man as Lynn Vogel
2017 The Disaster Artist as Amber
2016 Joshy as Rachel
2016 Chelsea(1 episode) as Herself
2016 Get a Job as Tanya Sellers
2016 Doctor Thorne(3 episodes) as Miss Dunstable
2016 The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure as Unikitty (voice)
2016 How to Be Single as Lucy
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter(1 episode) as Herself
2015 Sleeping with Other People as Lainey Dalton
2015 No Stranger Than Love as Lucy Sherrington
2015 Lip Sync Battle(1 episode) as Herself
2015 Get Hard as Alissa
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Herself (archive footage)
2014 Search Party as Elizabeth
2014 BoJack Horseman(61 episodes) as Diane Nguyen
2014 Harmontown as Herself
2014 The Lego Movie as Princess Unikitty (voice)
2013 Montana Amazon as Ella
2013 The Kings of Summer as Heather Toy
2012 Save the Date as Beth
2012 The Five-Year Engagement as Suzie Barnes
2011 Scream 4 as Rebecca Walters
2010 Raspberry Magic as Ms. Bradlee
2009 Community(122 episodes) as Annie Edison
2009 Hot Sluts(6 episodes) as Amber
2008 The Deadliest Lesson as Amber
2008 The Coverup as Grace
2008 Parasomnia as Darcy
2008 My Alibi(19 episodes) as Rebecca Fuller
2007 Mad Men(1 episode) as Trudy Campbell
2007 Mad Men(5 episodes)
2007 Born as Mary Elizabeth
2006 Hannah Montana(1 episode)

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