Allison comes from a family of performers -- her mother was an actress and her father and brother are musicians.
Her youthful dreams of becoming an Olympic figure skater were curtailed by an accident in which she was injured colliding with a glass door.
Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio
Neighborhood Playhouse, New York
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London
Discovered by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
Height: 6' 0"
Became engaged to actor Richard Jenik on May 17, 2004