Allison Miller

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Allison Miller
Born (1985-09-02) September 2, 1985 (age 29)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) Adam Nee (m. 2012)

Allison Miller (born September 2, 1985) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Michelle Benjamin on the NBC series Kings, Skye Tate on the Fox series Terra Nova and Carrie on the NBC series Go On.

Early life[edit]

Miller was born in Rome, Italy,[1] to American parents, and grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, later moving to Tallahassee, Florida. She is the daughter of Margo and John Winn Miller.[2] Her father is the former publisher of The Olympian newspaper in Olympia, Washington.[3] He retired in January 2009 to pursue other interests. Her parents have since left Washington and moved back to the eastern United States.

Miller graduated from Maclay School in Tallahassee. She attended Rhodes College for her Freshman year, before transferring to the University of Florida in Gainesville. She is a sister of Kappa Delta sorority and was featured in a story in Kappa Delta's newsletter The Angelos.

In 2006, Miller moved to Hollywood to pursue her career full-time. In addition to acting, she has training in voice, tap, and jazz, as well as in modern dance. She is a mezzo-soprano and plays the piano and the guitar. She is proficient in Spanish and French.[4]

Career[edit]

Miller started her career as member of the Young Actor's Theatre in Tallahassee, Florida. She appeared as Nora in the play Brighton Beach Memoirs for the theatre. In 2004, she was one of eight actresses chosen as finalists to play Laurie in the VH-1 reality show In Search of the New Partridge Family in 2004.[5] She appeared on television again in Lucy's Piano (2006). She then guest starred in episodes of television series such as General Hospital, CSI: NY, Desperate Housewives, and Boston Legal.

Miller appeared as a series regular on the NBC television drama series Kings, which was based on the biblical story of David.[6][7] She portrayed Princess Michelle Benjamin, an analogue of Michal (daughter of Saul and first wife of David). The series lasted only one season.

Miller appeared in two 2009 films: a live action version of Blood: The Last Vampire and 17 Again, where she played Zac Efron's high school girlfriend Scarlett.

In 2011, Miller co-starred as Skye Tate in the Steven Spielberg-produced series Terra Nova. The series was not renewed for a second season.[8] In 2012, she started appearing in the NBC comedy Go On opposite Matthew Perry. The show was cancelled after one season.[9]

In 2014, Miller starred in Devil's Due, a found footage horror film, also starring Friday Night Lights actor Zach Gilford. The film was released on January 17, 2014.

Miller also stars as the lead in the drama film There's Always Woodstock.[10] The film co-stars Jason Ritter, Katey Sagal, James Wolk and Brittany Snow. The film was released March 19, 2014 at the Gasparilla International Film Festival.

On October 3, 2014, it was announced Miller booked a recurring role on the new ABC sitcom Selfie as Julia Howser, a potential love interest for former Go On co-star John Cho. [11]

Personal life[edit]

Miller married comedian and actor Adam Nee on April 14, 2012.

Filmography[edit]

Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Lucy's Piano Lucy Short film
2006 General Hospital Teen Tracy Episode: "1.10999"
2006 Mind of Mencia Punk Girl Episode: "The Serranos"
2006 Cold Case Violet Polley (1928) Episode: "Beautiful Little Fool"
2006 CSI: NY 'Omen' / Carensa Sanders Episode: "Oedipus Hex"
2006 Desperate Housewives Tanya Episode: "Children and Art"
2007 Take Shoe Sales Girl
2007-2008 Boston Legal Marlena Hoffman Episodes: "No Brains Left Behind", "Guardians and Gatekeepers"
2009 17 Again Teen Scarlet
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire Alice McKee Lead role
2009 Kings Michelle Benjamin Main role (12 episodes)
2010 Betwixt Celine Halstead TV film
2010 Some of the Parts Short film
2011 Pro-Semitism: Psychotherapy Short film
2011 Terra Nova Skye Tate Main role (13 episodes)
2012 Private Practice Denise Episode: "Too Much"
2012 Fact Checkers Unit Becky Episode: "James Franco Is Preggers"
2012-2013 Go On Carrie Recurring role (17 episodes)
2014 Devil's Due Samantha McCall Lead role
2014 Bad Teacher Janet Episode: "The 6th Grade Lock-In"
2014 There's Always Woodstock Catherine Brown Post-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allison Miller Online". 
  2. ^ "Making It in Hollywood". theolympian.com. 2006-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Well-wishers praise outgoing publisher". theolympian.com. 2009-01-23. Retrieved 2009-03-22. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Allison Miller Bio". 
  5. ^ "Partridge Family Final 8 #75". vh1.com. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 
  6. ^ "Pilots". Baltimore Sun. 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  7. ^ Mutzabaugh, Ben. "USA Today/Reuters photo". Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  8. ^ "Terra Nova Cancelled by Fox - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  9. ^ Weingus, Leigh (05/10/2013). "'Go On' Canceled: NBC Series Not Renewed For Season 2". HuffPost TV.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  10. ^ Patten, Dominic (December 5, 2012). "‘Go On’s Allison Miller Joins ‘There’s Always Woodstock’". Deadline. 
  11. ^ Webb Mitovich, Matt. "Selfie Scoop: Go On's Allison Miller to Strike Henry's Fancy". TV Line. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 

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