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Alicia Silverstone

Highest Rated:   81% Clueless (1995)
Lowest Rated:   0% True Crime (1995)
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Birthplace:   San Francisco, California, USA
Hailed as the teen queen of the mid-'90s, Alicia Silverstone rapidly ascended the summit of idolism with the help of an infamous Aerosmith video and starring roles in the cult trash favorite The Crush, and Amy Heckerling's sleeper hit Clueless. Despite such a promising beginning to her career, however, the vivacious, green-eyed blonde subsequently weathered a series of professional set-backs, due to poor film choices, weight issues, and an industry increasingly congested with such similarly ebullient young starlets as Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jennifer Love Hewitt. By the end of the decade, Silverstone's future looked uncertain, although many observers noted that her youth and talent made her chances for a comeback entirely plausible.Born to English parents in San Francisco on October 4, 1976, Silverstone is the daughter of a real-estate agent and an airline stewardess. She began working as a child model at the age of six after her father sent several pictures of her in a bathing suit to a few agencies. Modeling work led to TV commercials, which in turn led to work on a number of TV series including an episode of The Wonder Years which cast her as Fred Savage's literal dream girl. At the age of 15, Silverstone landed her first starring role in The Crush (1993), a Fatal Attraction for the Noxema set in which she portrayed a young woman obsessed with an older man (Cary Elwes). Although the film was trashed by critics, it was a hit among its teenage target audience, and Silverstone -- who had become legally emancipated from her parents while making the film in order to work longer hours -- was feted at the 1994 MTV Movie Awards with trophies for Best Villain and Breakthrough Performance. Around the same time, she starred in the popular music video for Aerosmith's "Crazy." Her onscreen antics with Liv Tyler, daughter of Aerosmith frontman Steven, coupled with her vampish turn in The Crush virtually ensured Silverstone's status as Hollywood's latest embodiment of nubile, underage female sexuality.Silverstone's real break came with her starring role as the spoiled, meddlesome, but ultimately endearing Cher Horowitz in Amy Heckerling's Clueless (1995). A very loose and modern adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma, the film was a huge sleeper hit, and Silverstone was roundly praised for her effervescent performance. In the wake of the film's success, the actress signed a ten-million-dollar deal with Columbia that included a three-year first-look deal for her own company, First Kiss Productions. She also won the coveted role of Batgirl in Batman & Robin, something that allowed her to contemplate breaking out of the teen sexpot mode.Unfortunately, the actress was subsequently besieged with a number of problems, ranging from unending industry criticism of her weight to her first excursion as a producer, Excess Baggage (1997). The film, which also served as a starring vehicle for Silverstone, was a thoroughly misguided kidnapping comedy that failed to win favor with either audiences or critics. To add insult to injury, Silverstone's other major 1997 project, the long-awaited Batman & Robin, was one of the year's most expensive critical and commercial flops.After a nearly two-year absence from the screen, Silverstone resurfaced in 1999 with Blast from the Past. A likable romantic comedy that cast her as a cynical Valley girl opposite Brendan Fraser, the film enjoyed modest success. Silverstone followed it with a starring role as the French princess in Kenneth Branagh's much-anticipated musical adaptation of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost (2000), which saw the actress interpreting the Bard and Irving Berlin alongside the likes of Branagh, Nathan Lane, Matthew Lillard, and Alessandro Nivola.In 2001, Silverstone played an American rocker in England for the straight-to-video Rock My World (aka Global Heresay), which, despite providing little more than a blip on her resumé,

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Killing of the Sacred Deer
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
  • Susan
2017
73% Catfight
  • Lisa
2017
No Score Yet The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Actor
2017
45% King Cobra
  • Janette
$71.1k 2016
No Score Yet Who Gets the Dog?
  • Olive Greene
2016
20% Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon
  • Actor
2016
No Score Yet The Nutcracker Sweet
  • Marie (voice)
2015
29% Angels in Stardust
  • Mother
2014
28% Ass Backwards
  • Laurel
2013
53% Vamps
  • Goody
$3.2k 2012
33% Butter
  • Jill
$71.4k 2012
No Score Yet Gods Behaving Badly
  • Actor
2012
18% The Art of Getting By
  • Ms. Herman
$1.5M 2011
No Score Yet Fight For Your Right Revisited
  • Cafe Patron
2011
No Score Yet Candles on Bay Street
  • Dee Dee Michaud
2006
34% Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker
  • Jack Starbright
$0.6M 2006
No Score Yet Pink Collar
  • Actor
2006
37% Beauty Shop
  • Lynn
$36.4M 2005
No Score Yet Silence Becomes You
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Queen B
  • Actor
2005
21% Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
  • Heather
$84.1M 2004
17% Esto es un Robo
  • Sheila Rilo
2003
No Score Yet Miss Match
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Rock My World (Global Heresy)
  • Nat
2001
No Score Yet Braceface
  • Actor
2001
50% Love's Labour's Lost
  • The Princess
2000
No Score Yet Paul McCartney & Friends: The PETA Concert for Party Animals
  • Actor
2000
58% Blast From the Past
  • Eve
1999
32% Excess Baggage
  • Emily T. Hope
1997
11% Batman & Robin
  • Batgirl/Barbara Wilson
1997
0% True Crime
  • MAry Giordano
1995
17% The Babysitter
  • Jennifer
1995
81% Clueless
  • Cher Horowitz
1995
14% Hideaway
  • Regina
1995
No Score Yet Le Nouveau monde (New World)
  • Actor
1995
No Score Yet Cool and the Crazy
  • Roslyn
1994
No Score Yet Scattered Dreams: The Kathryn Messenger Story
  • Phyllis Messenger
1993
No Score Yet Torch Song
  • Delphine Eastman
1993
26% The Crush
  • Darian Forrester
1993

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2017
88% Suburgatory
2011-2014
  • Eden
  • 2012
No Score Yet Children's Hospital
2010-2016
  • Actor
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2010
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
  • 2000

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