Alison Pill

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Alison Pill has established herself as an intelligent, level headed, talented actress. With a repertoire that rivals most actresses twice her age, her unforgettable performances have garnered praise from critics nationwide. The Hollywood Reporter called her “simply spectacular” in her role as the grief-stricken child of Farrah Fawcett and Keith Carradine in Baby. Her roles in Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, opposite Judy Davis, and Midwives, with Sissy Spacek, have garnered acclaim from Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and many others. Alison began performing at the age of 3, and soon established herself as a multi-talented performer. Her voice made “angels weep uncontrollably in heaven” (Variety) when she sang her way into our hearts in Song for the Season alongside Naomi Judd. She played an autistic girl in The Last Don II, was blind in Louis Braille, and portrayed a violin prodigy in The Life Before This, which received critical acclaim at both the Toronto International Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. In November of 2000, Alison was awarded the Best Young Actress Award for her work in The Dinosaur Hunter at the Burbank Festival. She has also received Golden Sheaf and Young Artist Award nominations for her portrayal of a young dancer in Degas and the Dancer. Her numerous television films include Lifetime’s Plain Truth, with Mariska Hargitay, and An Unexpected Love; Fast Food High for CTV, The Pilot’s Wife for CBS, Showtime’s What Girls Learn, with Scott Bakula and Elizabeth Perkins, and the Disney Channel’s The Other Me, as well as What Katy Did, Locked in Silence and Dear America: A Journey to the New World. Alison has also lent her voice to the animated series Redwall, Anatole and Braceface. Feature film work includes the 2003 Sundance favorite Pieces of April (United Artists), Perfect Pie (Rhombus Media) (Toronto Film Festival 2002), the Disney comedy Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, and Dear Wendy, which premiered at Sundance and has recently been picked up for distribution. Alison made her New York theatre debut in 2003 in None of the Above. She followed it up with The Distance From Here, written by Neil LaBute, for which she won the 2004 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance. She is nominated for the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Feature Actress for her role in Christopher Shinn’s On The Mountain, directed by Jo Bonney. Alison also participated in the 2004 Sundance Filmmaker’s Lab where she work- shopped Paper Man.
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2011 Drama League Award, Distinguished Performance This Wide Night Actor
2 NOMINATED 2008 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress Blackbird Actor
3 NOMINATED 2007 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Actress in a Play Blackbird Actor
4 NOMINATED 2005 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actress On the Mountain Actor