Alison Brie

Alison Brie

TV Actress

Alison Brie Schermerhorn, simply known by her stage name Alison Brie, is an American actress who is best known for her television roles as Trudy Campbell on the AMC period drama series Mad Men from 2007 to 2015, and Annie Edison on the NBC sitcom Community since 2009.

Full Name
Alison Brie Schermerhorn
Dec 29, 1982
Net Worth


Alison Brie was born on December 29, 1982, in Hollywood, California. She is the daughter of Charles Terry Schermerhorn and Joanne Brenner, both of whom work in entertainment industry. Brie attended California Institute of Arts for her higher education, graduating with a degree in theater in 2005. 

    After graduation, she began her professional acting career by appearing on stage at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. In 2006, she made her television debut with a guest appearance on the series "Monk." She then appeared in a number of short films and web series before landing her breakout role as Annie Edison in the NBC sitcom "Community" (2009-2015). The role earned her several awards and nominations.

In 2011, she made her feature film debut with a supporting role in the romantic comedy "Scream 4" and went on to star in several other movies such as "The Five-Year Engagement," "Sleeping With Other People," and "How To Be Single." In addition to film and television roles, Brie has also voiced characters for animated films like "The Lego Movie" (2014) and "The Angry Birds Movie" (2016). 

In 2017, she began starring as Ruth Wilder in Netflix's original comedy series "GLOW," which earned her two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy. She also starred as Trudy Campbell in the AMC drama series "Mad Men" (2007-2015) and has had recurring roles on shows like "New Girl" (2012-2018) and "BoJack Horseman" (2014-2020).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1982</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Alison Brie is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 29, 1982, Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from California Institute of the Arts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brie graduates with a degree in Theater from California Institute of the Arts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Acting Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brie makes her acting debut on the TV show Hannah Montana.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Cast as Trudy Campbell on Mad Men</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brie is cast as Trudy Campbell on the AMC drama Mad Men.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Recurring Role on Community</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brie lands a recurring role as Annie Edison on NBC's sitcom Community.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Netflix's GLOW</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brie receives a lead role as Ruth Wilder in Netflix's comedy series GLOW.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nominated for a Golden Globe Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brie is nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for her role in GLOW.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alison Brie is a great role model for young women. She is an advocate for female empowerment and uses her platform to encourage positive body image, self love, and support for other women. She also often speaks out against sexism in the entertainment industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alison Brie is an incredibly talented actress. Her performances are always captivating and she has starred in many hit TV shows, movies, and theater productions. Her range as an actress is impressive and she can easily transition between comedic and dramatic roles.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alison Brie is incredibly charismatic. She is always engaging with fans on social media, has a great sense of humor, and brings a lot of energy to any project she works on. Whether she’s doing interviews or hosting events, Alison Brie always leaves people feeling inspired.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Born in Hollywood, California</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California on December 29, 1982.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Graduate of the CalArts</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alison Brie graduated from the California Institute of Arts with a degree in theater in 2005.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Voiced a Character in The Lego Movie</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2014, Alison Brie voiced the character Unikitty in The Lego Movie.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Established a Scholarship at CalArts</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alison Brie established the Alison Brie and Dave Franco Scholarship at her alma mater, CalArts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Co-hosted an Episode of SNL</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In March 2019, Alison Brie co-hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live with fellow actress Sandra Oh.</p></div>


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