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Born: November 27, 1985 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession:

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Already an industry veteran when Hollywood finally took notice, versatile Canadian actress Alison Pill amassed an impressive list of television, film and theatrical roles which jettisoned her to the top list of in-demand actors of her generation. Known initially as the introspective, earthy and baby-faced rebel in a host of television movies like "Baby" (TNT, 2000), "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" (ABC, 2001), "Midwives" (Lifetime, 2001) and "What Girls Learn" (Showtime, 2001), Pill churned out memorable turns in feature films "Pieces of April" (2003), and "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" (2004), as well as became a theatre force when she earned a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway debut in "The Lieutenant of Inishmore." Pill gained a wider following after her work on the controversial television series "The Book of Daniel" (NBC, 2006) and in feature films like "Dan in Real Life" (2007). After garnering critical raves for her skilled portrayal of Anne Kronenberg in the Oscar-winning biopic "Milk" (2008), she continued amassing accolades for her work on the dark HBO series "In Treatment" (2008- ) and landed choice placement in the miniseries "The Pillars of the Earth" (Starz,...

Already an industry veteran when Hollywood finally took notice, versatile Canadian actress Alison Pill amassed an impressive list of television, film and theatrical roles which jettisoned her to the top list of in-demand actors of her generation. Known initially as the introspective, earthy and baby-faced rebel in a host of television movies like "Baby" (TNT, 2000), "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" (ABC, 2001), "Midwives" (Lifetime, 2001) and "What Girls Learn" (Showtime, 2001), Pill churned out memorable turns in feature films "Pieces of April" (2003), and "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" (2004), as well as became a theatre force when she earned a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway debut in "The Lieutenant of Inishmore." Pill gained a wider following after her work on the controversial television series "The Book of Daniel" (NBC, 2006) and in feature films like "Dan in Real Life" (2007). After garnering critical raves for her skilled portrayal of Anne Kronenberg in the Oscar-winning biopic "Milk" (2008), she continued amassing accolades for her work on the dark HBO series "In Treatment" (2008- ) and landed choice placement in the miniseries "The Pillars of the Earth" (Starz, 2010), and teen comedy "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" (2010), proving the actress was a powerhouse, able to excel in all genres of film and television projects.

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 Snowpiercer (2014)
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 Cooties (2014)
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 Milk (2008)
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 Dan in Real Life (2007)
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 Plain Truth (2004)
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 Separate Peace, A (2004) Beth
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2001:
Portrayed the young Lorna Luft, Judy Garland¿s (Judy Davis) daughter in ABC¿s "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows"
2003:
Landed breakout role as the high-strung younger sister of Katie Holmes¿ rebellious title character in Peter Hedges¿ critically acclaimed drama "Pieces of April"
2004:
Co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in the coming-of-age comedy "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen"
2006:
Nominated for a Tony Award (Actress, Featured Role ¿ Play) for "The Lieutenant of Inishmore"
2008:
Portrayed Anne Kronenberg, Harvey Milk¿s (Sean Penn) campaign manager in the award-winning biopic "Milk"; nominated (along with the cast of "Milk") at the 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2009:
Cast in a featured role as a young woman with lymphoma on the HBO drama "In Treatment"
2010:
Assumed the role of Annie Sullivan opposite Abigail Breslin (as Helen Keller) in the Broadway production of "The Miracle Worker"
2010:
Co-starred opposite Michael Cera in the comic book adaptation "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World"
2011:
Portrayed Zelda Fitzgerald in Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris"
2012:
Cast alongside Seann William Scott in the sport comedy "Goon"
2012:
Again directed by Woody Allen in the romantic comedy "To Rome with Love"; also reunited with "Life with Judy Garland" co-star Judy Davis
2012:
Played wide-eyed associate producer Maggie Jordan on Aaron Sorkin's drama series "The Newsroom" (HBO)
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