Pill at PaleyFest 2013
|Born||Alison Courtney Pill
November 27, 1985
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Alma mater||Vaughan Road Academy|
Alison Courtney Pill (born November 27, 1985) is a Canadian actress. A former child actress, Pill began her career at age twelve, appearing in numerous films and television series. She transitioned to adult roles and her breakthrough came in the television series The Book of Daniel (2006). She is best known for her roles in the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2003), Milk (2008), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and Midnight in Paris (2011) and the television series In Treatment (2009), The Pillars of the Earth (2010) and The Newsroom (2012–2014).
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In 2006, she starred as Grace Webster in the short-lived NBC drama The Book of Daniel, and was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Pill had a major supporting role as campaign manager Anne Kronenberg in the Oscar-winning 2008 film Milk.
Pill was engaged to actor Jay Baruchel from 2010 to 2013. Baruchel made their engagement public when he thanked his fiancée (Pill) during an acceptance speech at the Genie Awards in Ottawa, Canada. Baruchel alluded to their breakup in a Twitter posting on February 16, 2013.
|1998||You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Camp Out Party||Friend #2|
|1998||Degas & the Dancer||Marie van Goethem||TV movie|
|1998||Stranger in Town||Hetty||TV movie|
|1999||Locked in Silence||Lacey||TV movie|
|1999||God's New Plan||Samantha Hutton||TV movie|
|1999||The Life Before This||Jessica|
|1999||Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang||Shapiro/Marfa|
|1999||A Holiday Romance||Fern||TV movie|
|2000||Redwall: The Movie||Cornflower (Voice role)||TV movie|
|2000||Skipped Parts||Chuckette Morris|
|2000||The Dinosaur Hunter||Julia Creath||TV movie|
|2000||The Other Me||Allana Browning||TV movie|
|2000||Baby||Larkin Malone||TV movie|
|2001||Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows||Young Lorna Luft||TV movie|
|2001||Midwives||Constance 'Connie' Danforth||TV movie|
|2001||What Girls Learn||Tilden||TV movie|
|2002||The Pilot's Wife||Mattie Lyons||TV movie|
|2002||Perfect Pie||Marie (age 15)|
|2003||Pieces of April||Beth Burns|
|2003||Fast Food High||Emma Redding|
|2003||An Unexpected Love||Samantha Mayer||TV movie|
|2004||Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen||Ella Gerard|
|2004||The Crypt Club||Liesl||Short film|
|2004||What Katy Did||Katy Carr||TV movie|
|2004||A Separate Peace||Beth||TV movie|
|2004||Plain Truth||Katie Fisher||TV movie|
|2007||Dan in Real Life||Jane Burns|
|2008||Milk||Anne Kronenberg||Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|2009||The Awakening of Abigail Harris||Abigail Harris||Short film|
|2009||One Way to Valhalla||Dale|
|2010||Goldstar, Ohio||Kendra Harper||Short film|
|2010||Scott Pilgrim vs. the World||Kim Pine||Nominated—Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble|
|2011||Midnight in Paris||Zelda Fitzgerald|
|2011||Goon||Eva||Nominated – Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film|
|2012||To Rome with Love||Hayley|
|1997||The New Ghostwriter Mysteries||Lucy||Episode: "Moving Parts"|
|1998||Fast Track||Alexa Stokes||Episode: "Real Time"|
|1998||Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Sophie Schulman||Episode: "The Night of the Setting Sun"|
|1998||The Last Don II||Bethany||TV mini-series|
|1998||Anatole||Paulette (Voice role)||5 Episodes|
|1999||Redwall||Cornflower (Voice role)|
|1999||Dear America: A Journey to the New World||Remember Patience Whipple/Mem||TV short|
|1999||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Paige||Episode: "Forget Me Not"|
|2000||Traders||Andrea Exter||Episode: "Hawks"|
|2006||The Book of Daniel||Grace Webster||Main role|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Lisa Ramsey||Episode: "Wrongful Life"|
|2008||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Kelsey Murphy||Episode: "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda"|
|2009||In Treatment||April||Main role (second season)|
|2010||Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation||Kim Pine (Voice role)||TV short|
|2010||The Pillars of the Earth||Princess Maude||Main role|
|2012–2014||The Newsroom||Maggie Jordan||Main role|
|2003||None of the Above||Jamie||Ohio Theatre|
|2004||The Distance From Here||Jenn||MCC Theater|
|2005||On The Mountain||Jaime||Playwrights Horizons|
|2006||The Lieutenant of Inishmore||Mairead||Lyceum Theatre|
|2007||Blackbird||Una||Manhattan Theater Club|
|2008||reasons to be pretty||Steph||Lucille Lortel Theatre|
|2010||The Miracle Worker||Annie Sullivan||Circle in the Square Theatre|
|2010||This Wide Night||Marie||Peter Jay Sharp Theatre|
|2011||The House of Blue Leaves||Corrinna Stroller||Walter Kerr Theatre|
|2013||Wait Until Dark||Susan||Geffen Playhouse|
- Alison Pill Biography (1985-)
- "Alison Pill Biography". New York Times. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- "Teen Vogue's Holiday Soiree". WWD Eye Scoop. 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
- Mechling, Lauren (2007-06-04). "Star material". CBC. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
- Pupo, Mark (July 23, 2010). "Jagged Little Pill: Toronto’s Alison Pill lets loose in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World". Toronto Life. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- New York Post - Alison Pill
- Kaye, Kimberly (February 16, 2010). "What's Up, Alison Pill?". Broadway.com. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- "Celebraty Weddings We Can't Wait For - Alison Pill & Jay Baruchel" E! News
- "Exclusive: Alison Pill, Jay Baruchel Call Off Engagement" Us Weekly Retrieved March 4, 2013
- "None of the Above". Jenny Lyn Bader. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- Sommer, Elyse (2004). "The Distance From Here, a CurtainUp review". CurtainUp. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- Isherwood, Charles (February 25, 2005). "Seeking the Lost Song of a Lost Rock Star". The New York Times. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- "The Lieutenant of Inishmore". The Broadway League. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- Brantley, Ben (April 11, 2005). "Sorting Through the Wreckage of a Love Most Foul". The New York Times. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- "Mauritius". The Broadway League. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- "The Miracle Worker". The Broadway League. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- Brantley, Ben (May 17, 2010). "Two Ex-Cellmates Disoriented by Time". The New York Times. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- "The House of Blue Leaves". The Broadway League. October 2007. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- "Wait Until Dark". Jenny Lyn Bader. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
- Alison Pill on Twitter
- Alison Pill at the Internet Movie Database
- Alison Pill at Northernstars.ca
- Alison Pill profile in The New York Observer