Allison Williams is Best Known For Playing Marnie Michaels in the dramedy television series Girls since 2012. It is created by Lena Dunham.
Born Name : Allison Howell Williams
Nick Name : Ali
Occupation : Actress, singer, musician
Years active : 2004–present
Born : April 15, 1988, 31 years and 6 months, New Canaan, Connecticut, U.S.
Sun Sign : Aries
Hair Color : Dark Brown
Eye Color : Blue
Height : 5 ft 5¾ in or 167 cm
Measurements : 34-24-34 in or 87-61-87 cm
Bra size : 32B
Allison completed her graduation from Yale University with an English degree in the year 2010.
Father – Brian Williams (NBC Nightly News anchor)
Mother – Jane Gillan Stoddard (TV producer)
Siblings – Douglas Williams (Brother)
Allison Howell Williams is an American actress and singer who played Marnie Michaels on the HBO comedy-drama series Girls and was critically acclaimed for her performance in the 2017 horror film Get Out.
Williams is the the daughter of former NBC Nightly News anchor and managing editor Brian Williams. She has a brother, Doug, three years her junior. She attended New Canaan Country School and Greenwich Academy, then graduated from Yale University. While at Yale, Williams was a member of the improv comedy troupe Just Add Water for four years, was involved in the YouTube series College Musical and was inducted by St. Elmo.
In 2010, Williams performed a mashup of Nature Boy set to RJD2 A Beautiful Mine, the theme song for the television series Mad Men. The YouTube video of the performance received widespread praise on the Internet, and convinced Judd Apatow that she should be given a part in the HBO series Girls. She was cast shortly after and credited her experience at Just Add Water for passing the audition. Girls premiered on April 15, 2012.
Williams wrote a series of Funny or Die sketches, in which she starred as newlywed Kate Middleton, with English actor and model Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. Williams appeared as Danielle in an episode of the third season of The League titled The Guest Bong.
Williams has appeared as a recurring character, Cheryl, in the CollegeHumor series Jake and Amir.
On December 4, 2014 she starred in the title role on NBC’s live television presentation of the musical Peter Pan Live!, opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook. In November 2016, Williams appeared in Past Forward, a short film collaboration between David O. Russell and Prada.
In 2017, Williams starred in the hit horror film Get Out, directed by Jordan Peele, who became convinced she was right for the role of Rose after seeing her performance in Peter Pan Live! In the same year, Williams was cast in the role of Charlotte on the Netflix horror film, The Perfection. The film was released on May 24, 2019.
In 2018, Williams was cast in a recurring role as Kit Snicket throughout the second and third seasons of the Netflix comedy drama series A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Williams began dating Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor, in 2011. They became engaged in 2014 and married on September 19, 2015 in a private ceremony in Saratoga, Wyoming. Tom Hanks officiated the ceremony. She and her husband live in Chelsea, New York.
Williams is an ambassador for Horizons National. She led the 2016 “10 Days of Giving” campaign to raise awareness and funds for the organization’s educational goals and is expected to revisit this role in 2017. She has also done work with Product Red to fund HIV/AIDS programs in Africa, and is currently involved with the Transformational Prison Project as an advocate for criminal justice reform. Williams recently talked about her political views, advocacy, millennial activism, and women in Hollywood on the Politico podcast, Women Rule.
She has endorsed Simple skincare in February 2013.
Allison have performed a mashup song of “Nature Boy” in 2010.
First TV Show
In 2004, Allison appeared in 2 episodes of Our Generation for her role as Deborah.
Allison works with New York based trainer Reggie Chambers to train herself and make her body look lean and toned. She focus on Core Fusion Barre, SoulCycle classes, resistance training, boxing, and core workout.
She is working with Reggie since the season 2 of Girls. The diet which she is advised to follow is high in protein and low in carbs.
Allison Williams Favorite Things
Beauty Products – Tarte mascara, Essie nail polish, Bliss body butter vanilla, Armani foundation, Laura Mercier concealer
Allison Williams Facts
Williams is the three times maternal great granddaughter of lawyer, Congregational minister, and abolitionist Owen Lovejoy.
Allison had also served as a member for four years of the improvisational comedy troupe Just Add Water.
She is the only member of the Girls cast without any tattoo (or ink) on her body.
She is obsessed with Duchess of Cambridge.
She does not leave her face filled with makeup overnight.
Allison was once considered for a role in the 2015 movie The Fantastic Four.
She takes care of her breath. And, that is why, she always keeps with her some sort of mint and gums to keep her breath fresh and free from smell.