Alison Brie

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (36)

  • Alison: (on the cancellation of the TV series Community) Thank you, Community fans, for 5 seasons of incredible, heartwarming support. So deeply proud to have been a part of this.

  • Alison: (on getting her information from Twitter) Twitter is the first information that I ingest in the morning. When there are important things happening, friends of mine who follow news feeds will report on it, so I find out about most major news on Twitter.

  • Alison: (on building a character) You wanna do a lot of backstory for your character - as an actor, you wanna research that. But on the show, it's fun to remain in that naive place as you go along, and be able to continue to discover things about your character as the writers come up with them.

  • Alison: (on Twitter) I think Twitter is such a cool thing because it really is a direct line to the fans and for fans back to you, and it's such a new thing. I think in the past there's been usually fan mail and that's really good, but Twitter, it gets an immediate response.

  • Alison: (on prefering watching movies to TV) I'm really not a TV junkie... OK, I kind of am a TV junkie, but I'm much more of a movie junkie - my junk food is romantic comedies I've seen a million times.

  • Alison: (on doing movies) I've always loved film and wanted to work in film. I just love working and creating new characters, and trying different genres and different things. For me, I just love to work and I love movies.

  • Alison: (on liking to get flowers) If you're a guy, you should get girls flowers all the time. They never get old and you can never get them enough. I'm never disappointed when I get flowers. I always thought guys who don't buy women flowers are such fools. All it takes is one. A little goes a long way with flowers.

  • Alison: (on watching movies in matinees) Your opinion is not influenced by anyone when you're alone at a matinee. It's just you and the movie.

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Trivia (16)

  • In 2009, Alison was voted #18 in the list of 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces From Around the World by The Annual Independent Critics. In 2010, Alison ranked #5 in the same list.

  • Alison has Dutch, Irish, and Scottish ancestry from her father side, and her mother is a Ashkenazi Jewish.

  • Alison attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland, after her degree from the California Institute of the Arts.

  • Alison started acting early in her childhood in produtions of the community theater Jewish Community Center in Los Feliz, with her first role being in a production of Wizard of Oz as Toto.

  • Alison is 5' 3" (1.6 m) tall.

  • Before she was cast as Trudy on Mad Men, Alison worked as a clown at children's birthday parties in South Pasadena, California.

  • During her senior year in high school, Alison was the president of their Drama Club.

  • If she were stuck on an island with only one set of TV series DVDs, Alison would want to have Six Feet Under with her.

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