Alicia Witt | Biography
The perfect personification of beauty with brain, Alicia Witt started her slow burning career with 1984 Dune as “Alia Atreides” and now has managed to position herself as one of the well known Hollywood figures. She was born on 21st of August, 1975 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA to a junior high school teacher, Diane and photographer and science teacher, Robert Witt. She began reciting and memorizing Shakespeare by age one. As a child genius, Alicia made headlines as well as sparked a number of magazine pieces, including landing a spot in “That’s Incredible” at age five, reciting Romeo and Juliet. Multitalented Alicia was home schooled. At age 14 she earned high school degree. She and her brother Ian share very strong bonds.
Giving a glance into her love life, though Alicia Witt’s current status is not clear, she once dated Peter Krause and Nathan Foulger. She dated actor Peter Krause for a year from 1998 to 1999. After a year of their break up, she began getting cozy with Nathan Fougler. The couple commenced dating in 2001 and the relationship lasted for five years. They finally part their way in 2006. Alicia Witt is still unmarried. It is reported that she went under surgeon’s knife to make her figure look more alluring by enhancing her cleavage.
Upon completion of her high school, Alicia Witt decided to make her living through acting so Alicia moved to Hollywood along with her mother. She soon landed a guest sop in “Twin Peaks” as a piano prodigy. In 1993, she appeared in a supporting role in “Bodies, Rest & Motion”. She proved her acting skill with her next project, “Fun”. The movie was based on real life event of two teenager who runaway after killing an elderly woman. Though the movie could not rock the box office, it got critical appreciations and Alicia earned a fair share of honor as well. The movie earned her a special jury award from the Sundance Film Festival. She as well received Independent Spirit Awards nomination for “Best Debut Performance”. Buoyed by her newly found success, she went on to essay characters in 1995’s “Four Rooms”, 1996’s “Citizen Ruth” and 1997’s “Bongwater”. She found more success after playing Zoey in “Cybill”. The series earned her a Screen Actors Guild nomination. She then scored a leading role in horror hit “Urban Legend”. She eventually landed a guest spot on Christopher’s “The Sopranos”. She portrayed a crusading adult movie actress in “Cecil B. DeMented”. She sang on “Ally McBeal” along with Randy Newman as well as grabbed supporting role in 2001’s “Vanilla Sky”, 2002’s “Two Weeks Notice”, 2005’s “The Upside of Anger” and 2006’s “Last Holiday”. She appeared in “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” as Detective Nola Falacci in 2007. She grabbed recurring role in “Friday Night Lights”. She then turned her concentration towards her stage performances and musical careers. She launched her first album titled EP Alicia Witt. She joined cast of Justified in 2003 for its fifth season as Wendy Crowe. In the year 2013, she appeared in “Weiner Dog Nationals”, “Avery Merry Mix-Up”, “A Madea Christmas” and “A Snow Globe Christmas”. As of 2014, she scored a guest spot on television series “Kingdom” as Melanie. She portrayed the character of Lily in “Away From Here”. She as well made appearances in “The Librarians” and “The Bronx Bull”. In the theater, she has worked in “The Gift”, “The Shape of Things”, “Piano/Forte”, “Dissonance” and “Reason To Be Pretty”. Reportedly she has earned a fortune of fifty million dollars throughout her career.
While not busy filming and singing, Alicia Witt loves to listen to music and she enjoys collection wigs. She can play piano as well. Since age five, she has been playing piano throughout the world. Alicia has nearly given three decades of her life to the Hollywood and during this time she has delivered some of the finest works. She is quite popular in the several social networking sites. Her fans and well wishers are following her in her twitter and facebook. Her fans may log on to her websites for more details. Wiki as well provides detailed information regarding her personal and professional life.
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