Alyssa Jayne Milano, an American former vocalist and actress was born on 19th December, 1972 in New York City. Alyssa is famous for her performances as Samantha Micelle in sitcom Who's the Boss?, Phoebe Halliwell on paranormal series Charmed or by her novel female attire clothing line Touch. Alyssa has a chronic character on My Name is Earl, playing Billie Cunningham. Alyssa got her beginning in acting through starring in Broadway show Annie.
Alyssa was the daughter of Thomas M. Milano, a movie music composer and famous boating enthusiast and Lin, a talent manager and former fashion designer. Alyssa has a younger brother, Cory, who is an artist. Recently he made a band, named Chloroform Days, in which Cory is the lead vocalist. She was born in Brooklyn but she developed in Staten Island, New York and she was raised Catholic. At the age of 8, she started her career. Alyssa succeeded a part in a free trial for a nationalized tour of Annie. Alyssa emerged in TV commercials and off-Broadway productions. When she was 11 years old, Alyssa achieved her first leading role in television show Who's the Boss?, along with Katherine Helmond, Tony Danza, Danny Pintauro and Judith Light. Alyssa did a role of Samantha Micelle, the daughter of Danza's character, Tony Micelle. And when Alyssa succeeded the role, her family moved from the Staten Island to Hollywood.
Alyssa formed a teenager workout video in 1988 named Teen Steam. And in the year of 1985, Alyssa was in the movie Commando as Jenny Matrix who was John Matrix, daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger. After some years, this movie was publicized in Japan. A producer provided her a 5 album record deal.
"I've always believed in experiencing everything in life. When you walk out with blinders on, you cut yourself off from the angels and the fairies."
At the opening of her occupation, Alyssa was well known for her character on Who's the Boss? (1984-1992). Alyssa tried to get rid of her “nice girl” icon through emerging in lots of movies targeted at fully developed, for instance, Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1992), Confessions of a Sorority Girl (1994), Embrace of the Vampire (1994), Poison Ivy II: Lily (1995), and Deadly Sins (1995), at where Alyssa starred opposed Xander Berkeley and Jonathon Schaech. Alyssa achieved more typical success in television as Jennifer Mancini on the Melrose Place (1997-1998), Meg Winston in Spin City and most notably as Phoebe Halliwell on Charmed (1998-2006). And both Alyssa and her best friend Holly Marie Combs became creators for the Charmed for the period of the show's 5th season. Alyssa played the character of Eva Savelot in MCI's 1-800-COLLECT commercials. And in the year of 2007, Alyssa directed a movie for the ABC permitted Reinventing the Wheelers. And the sequence was not raised for 2007-08 season, but in its place, Alyssa emerged in 10 chapters of the show My Name is Earl. Alyssa reappeared in 4th Season of Emmy winning show, and reprising her character as Billie Cunningham.
On the stage, Alyssa starred in the Tender Offer, a one-part play written through Wendy Wasserstein, All Night Long through American dramatist John O’Keefe, and the initial American musical version of Jane Eyre. In 1991, she came back to the theater. Alyssa starred in and created a Los Angeles making of Butterflies Are Free. Alyssa also emerged in Josie music video through Blink-182, and in 2007, she began emerging on TV again in viable for Sheer cover and Veet.
Alyssa was a part of TBS' exceptional exposure installment Hot Corner for 2007 Major League Baseball playoffs. Alyssa reported at the Fenway Park all through the ALDS between Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Alyssa also reported at the Chase Field throughout the NLCS between Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Alyssa starred in 2008 movie Pathology together with Milo Ventimiglia, and was then cast in a television sitcom, Single with Parents. It was pulled before production. After some time, Alyssa starred in Lifetime Television film Wise gal.
Alyssa suffers from dyslexia. And in a meeting in 2004, Alyssa clarified how she handles with the confusion:
"I've stumbled over words while reading from Teleprompters. Sir John Gielgud, whom I worked with on The Centerville Ghost years ago, gave me great advice. When I asked how he memorized his monologues, he said, 'I write them down.' I use that method to this day. It not only familiarizes me with the words, it makes them my own."
Alyssa has 8 tattoos located diversely, comprised one on shoulder, hip, neck, lower back and ankle and wrist. Alyssa is also an admirer of Los Angeles Dodgers. And in the year of 2007, Alyssa crafted her own autograph "Touch" line of players’ attire for the female baseball admirers, and now available on the Major League Baseball's website, with her baseball blog. Alyssa has a curiosity in a National Hockey League team and the Los Angeles Kings. She is occupied with an allied clothing line. Alyssa is a vegan and emerges in various PETA publicized crusades for vegetarianism. Besides acting, her hobbies comprised humanitarian work, photography and passing time with her 8 horses and 3 dogs. And in the year of 200, Alyssa was ranked on #5 in ‘50 Cutest Child Stars -All Grown Up'.
Alyssa was selected Founding Ambassador for Global Network for Mistreated Tropical Diseases to which Alyssa donated $250,000. And the Global Network is an association produced to advocate and rally resources in brawl to manage neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). She will work to lift attentiveness of NTDs through educating the normal media and also general community of plight faced through one billion citizens who are bothered through NTDs, and the value in preventing and controlling this universal health calamity.
Alyssa is a UNICEF Benevolence Ambassador for U.S. Alyssa traveled to India with Angola, to occupy with UNICEF field executives there. After some time, Alyssa launched the UNICEF's "Trick or Treat" crusade as an executive spokesperson. Alyssa raised about $50,000 for South African women and kids with AIDS through advertising her own and also school's snap work. And with the help of PETA, Alyssa emerged in an ad for them, promoting vegetarianism, in a costume made fully of vegetables.
|Family Guy (2004) as Herself|
|Lady & The Tramp II (2001)
Buying the Cow (2001)
|Charmed (1998) as Phoebe Halliwell|
|Glory Daze (1996)|
|Poison Ivy II: Lily (1995)|
|Embrace of the Vampire (1994)|
|Dance 'til Dawn (1988) as Shelly Sheridan|
|Below Utopia as Suzanne|
|Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose, Kaboom as April|
|Kiss the Bride|
|Who's the Boss (breakthrough)|