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Elizabeth Anne Allen

Elizabeth Anne Allen


11/18/1979, USA

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Elizabeth Anne Allen was born and raised in New York. Elizabeth moved to Hollywood after graduating from Russell Sage College (NY) to persue a career in acting. After a few odd appearances Elizabeth got her first reoccuring role on 'Bull', it was after this that she landed the…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Elizabeth was among other Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel stars at the Flashback Convention in 2004 in Chicago.

    • Elizabeth has her belly button pierced.

    • Elizabeth's favourite episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (that she acted in) is 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered'.

    • Elizabeth's current favourite show is Heroes.

    • Elizabeth is the winner of the 2002 New York Internation Independent Film and Video Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film 'The Tower of Babble'.

    • Elizabeth is lactose intolerant (allergic to lactose, the predominant sugar in milk).

    • Elizabeth is 5'6" (169cm).

    • Along with others she auditioned for the role of Buffy, and Elizabeth was the runner-up even so the role went to Sarah Michelle Gellar. Josh Whedon was so impressed by Elizabeth that he created a character for her.

    • She is a graduate of Gloversville High School in Gloversville, New York; as well as graduating from Russell Sage College in Troy.

  • Quotes

    • (On what Elizabeth would do had she not gone into acting)
      Elizabeth: I work with a charity right now, and I really enjoy that. I really enjoy putting together functions and raising money for children. That's phenomenal, that's been a lot of fun, I think I would really love to do that.

    • Elizabeth: I love being in front of the camera. I give directors credit - there's so much to take into consideration, it's really intimidating to me. I don't think I'd want to direct, but I love writing and I love acting.

    • (On the Buffy the Vampire Episode 'Gingerbread')
      Elizabeth: It was kind of funny, because the day that they put me on the pyre was my birthday. So they said I was a human candle, and when they lit the candle everybody sang 'Happy Birthday' to me.

    • Elizabeth: It's always more fun to play a bad person. Those characters are always so much more layered.

    • (On her future plans after leaving Buffy)
      Elizabeth: Professionally, just to keep on doing my thing. I love acting. As for my personal life, I intend to savour and appreciate all those wonderful beings that I am choosing to share my life with and perhaps travel a bit more.

    • (On her feelings about meeting fans.)
      Elizabeth: I love it. I find that a lot of people have great ideas, and I wish that some of them could have been incorporated. It's fun, and I like to know the amount of people that it's touched and the facets of the character - it's touched them in different ways.

    • (On whether her husband is a follower of Buffy.)
      Elizabeth: He actually never really followed the show. He came to the convention and he had no idea who anybody was. It just tickled me, it was very funny.

  • A talented actress who isn't recognised enough.

    Elizabeth Anne Allen for me is only known from her performance as Amy Madison on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Her role on Buffy wasn't a big one she only appeared in a few episodes over the seven series but I think that the episodes she appeared in were pivital. In the final season Elizabeth played a part in a very important episode. For everything that I have seen her in she is a very talented actress who isn't given enough credit for what she does. I also have to admire her for the charity work that she does in her spare time.moreless