Alison Becker

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Alison Becker
Becker in 2006
Born (1977-03-08) March 8, 1977 (age 41)
OccupationActress, comedian, television personality, television writer
Years active2003–present

Alison Helene Becker (born (1977-03-08)March 8, 1977) is an American actress, comedian, television personality,and television writer. She is the previous host of VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown and formerly the co-host/sidekick on the FuelTV panel talk-show The Daily Habit.

Early life[edit]

Becker was born in Allamuchy Township, New Jersey.[1] She attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.,[2] where she graduated cum laude with a degree in English in 1999. After college graduation, she moved to New York City and began exploring the fields of theatre and comedy, creating a variety of original characters and sketch comedies.[1]


Becker is a regular player at the Upright Citizens Brigade improv theatre.[3] She has also performed for Hopscotch: A New York Sex Comedy, Caroline's on Broadway, and other comedy clubs. She starred on Boiling Points, the MTV prank television show. She was a VJ on the music video TV channel Fuse, where she hosted F-List and some other shows. She was the host of VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown.[1] She is on the online show Mayne Street with ESPN broadcaster Kenny Mayne on ESPN. She was a co-host on the FuelTV talk show The Daily Habit and had a recurring role on NBC's Parks and Recreation, appearing in all seven seasons as local newspaper reporter Shauna Malwae-Tweep. She also appeared in the CollegeHumor "Badman" Batman spoof videos and a "If Google Was a Guy" sketch.


TV series[edit]



  1. ^ a b c Alison Becker on IMDb
  2. ^ "Georgetown University: A Breeding Ground for Comics". Washingtonian. August 29, 2014.
  3. ^ "Make 'Em Laugh: Alison Becker (C'99)". Georgetown Alumni Online. Archived from the original on December 10, 2014. Retrieved December 7, 2014.

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