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Who Is The Most Famous Allison In The World?

Updated February 5, 2021 676 votes 32 voters 13.7k views80 items

List RulesVote up all of the Allisons you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Allison can you think of? The famous Allisons below have many different professions, including notable actors named Allison, famous athletes named Allison, and even musicians named Alison. Whether spelled Alison or Allison, you will more than likely recognize the stars named Allison below. 

Allison Janney is certainly one of the most famous Allisons on this list. One of the famous actresses named Allison, she won an Oscar for her portrayal of LaVona Golden in I,Tonya. She also won multiple Emmy Awards for her roles in The West Wing and Mom.

Another of the famous people with the first name Alison is Alison Brie. She is an actress best known for appearing in such TV series as Mad Men, Community, and GLOW. Her films include Horse Girl, Sleeping with Other People, and The Five-Year Engagement.

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    Alison Brie

    1982-12-29

    BirthplaceHollywood, California, USA

    Alison Brie Schermerhorn (born December 29, 1982) is an American actress. Brie starred as Annie Edison in the comedy series Community (2009–2015) and Trudy Campbell in the drama series Mad Men...  more

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    Allison Janney

    1959-11-19

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, USA

    Allison Brooks Janney (born November 19, 1959) is an American actress. A prolific character actress, Janney has received many accolades, including an Academy Award, seven Primetime Emmy Awards, a...  more

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    Alison Sweeney

    1976-09-19

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Alternative NameAlison Jane Sweeney^! Alison Sweeney

    Alison Ann Sweeney (born September 19, 1976) is an American actress, reality show host, director and author. Sweeney is best known for her portrayal of Samantha "Sami" Brady on the NBC soap opera...  more

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    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, USA

    Allison Williams (born April 13, 1988) is an American actress, comedian, and singer, who starred as Marnie Michaels on the HBO comedy-drama series Girls and received critical acclaim for her...  more

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    Allison Langdon

    1979-05-20
    Allison Langdon (born 20 May 1979) is an Australian reporter, news presenter and author. Langdon is currently host of Weekend Today and reporter on 60 Minutes....  more
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    Alison Krauss

    1971-07-23

    BirthplaceDecatur, Illinois, United States of America

    Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of 10 and recording...  more

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    Allison Mack

    1982-07-29

    BirthplacePreetz, Germany

    Allison Christin Mack (born July 29, 1982) is an American actress, known for her roles as Chloe Sullivan on the WB/CW series Smallville and as Amanda on the FX series Wilfred. She was arrested in...  more

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    Alison Doody

    1964-11-11

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Alison Doody (born 11 November 1966) is an Irish actress and model. After making her feature film debut with a small part in Bond film A View to a Kill (1985), she went on to play Nazi-sympathising...  more
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    Alison Pill

    1985-11-27

    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    Alison 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...  more

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    Allison Hayes

    1930-03-06

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

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    Alison Eastwood

    1972-05-22

    BirthplaceCarmel, California, USA

    Alison Eastwood (born May 22, 1972) is an American actress, director, producer, fashion model, and fashion designer....  more
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    Alison Lohman

    1979-09-18

    BirthplacePalm Springs, California, USA

    Alison Marion Lohman (born September 18, 1979) is an American actress. She starred as Astrid in White Oleander (2002), and has appeared in Matchstick Men (2003), Where the Truth Lies (2005), The Big...  more
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    Alison Bechdel

    1960-09-10

    BirthplaceLock Haven, Pennsylvania

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    Alison Becker

    1977-03-08

    BirthplaceAllamuchy, New Jersey, USA

    Alison Helene Becker (born (1977-03-08)March 8, 1977) is an American actress, comedian, television personality, and screenwriter. She is the previous host of VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown and formerly...  more
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    Allison Harvard

    1988-01-08

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Allison Elizabeth Harvard (born January 8, 1988) is an American model, artist, actress, and Internet celebrity, best known as the runner-up of both cycle 12 of America's Next Top Model and America's...  more
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    Alison Mosshart

    1978-11-23
    Alison Nicole Mosshart (born November 23, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter, artist, and the lead vocalist for the rock band The Kills and blues rock band The Dead Weather. She started her...  more

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    Allison Munn

    1974-10-07

    BirthplaceColumbia, South Carolina, USA

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    BirthplaceMonterey, California, USA

    Alternative NameAllison Scagliotti

    Allison Glenn Scagliotti (; born September 21, 1990) is an American actress, musician and director, best known for her roles in Drake & Josh, Warehouse 13, and Stitchers....  more
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    BirthplaceNorth Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

    Allison Rae Robertson (born August 26, 1979) is an American musician and the guitarist for rock bands The Donnas and Chelsea Girls....  more
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    Alison Steadman

    1946-08-26

    BirthplaceLiverpool, England, UK

    Alison Steadman (born 26 August 1946) is an English actor. She won the 1991 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for the Mike Leigh film Life is Sweet, and the 1993 Olivier Award...  more
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    Allison Anders

    1954-11-16

    BirthplaceAshland, Kentucky, United States of America

    Allison Anders (born November 16, 1954) is an American independent film director whose films include Gas Food Lodging, Mi Vida Loca and Grace of My Heart. Anders has collaborated with fellow UCLA...  more
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    Alison Brown

    1962-08-07

    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut

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    Allison Miller

    1985-09-02

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

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    Allison Crowe

    1981-11-16

    BirthplaceNanaimo, Canada

    Allison Louise Crowe (born November 16, 1981) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, whose home is Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador....  more
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    Allison Lurie

    1987-12-04

    BirthplaceSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California

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