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Allison Williams Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Affairs and More

Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | April 25, 2018

Introduction

Allison Howell Williams is a famous American singer, comedian, and actress. She is well recognized and best known for her performance on the HBO comedy-drama series “Girls.” In this comedy-drama series, Allison Williams portrayed the character of Marnie Michaels and performed it so perfectly that everyone liked her role. After this performance, she became popular in America as well as worldwide. Apart from her role in this series, she also became much famous due to her critically acclaimed performance in the horror movie named “Get Out” which released in the year 2017. Her role in this movie was very much liked by the audience and by the critics as well.

Allison Williams

The performance of her in this movie added a lot to her name, fame, and popularity. Before acting in the film, Get Out, she also appeared in another short film named “Past Forward.” She started her acting career on television in the year 2004 and appeared in a number of series such as American Dreams, Will & Kate: Before Happily Ever After, Jake and Amir, The League and Girls to name a few. Due to her performances, she earned a number of prestigious awards and nominations. This article will provide you a lot of information about this talented young lady. If you are a fan of her then just sit back and read this article to know everything about her.

Allison Williams Childhood and Early Life:

Allison Williams was born on 13th April 1988 AD in New Canaan, Connecticut, United States. Her father’s name is Brian Williams who is a former NBC Nightly News anchor and managing director. Her mother’s name is Jane Stoddard Williams who is a TV producer by profession. As far her siblings, she has a three years younger brother named Doug Williams. She was born and brought up in New Canaan, Connecticut, United States.

Allison’s early education is from New Canaan Country School and Greenwich Academy. Later, she took admission at Yale University and graduated from there. During her studies in university, she remained a member of the improve comedy troupe named “Just Add Water” for more than four years. At the same time, she was also involved in the YouTube series namely “College Musical” and inducted by St. Elmo.

Allison Williams Career:

Allison Williams

In the year 2010, Allison performed a mash-up of “Nature Boy” that set RJD2’s “A Beautiful Mine” which was the song for the famous television series named “Mad Men.” This mashup was positively received on the internet and gained widespread praise. After her increasing fame on the internet and social media websites, Judd Apatow was convinced to give her a role in the HBO comedy-drama series named “Girls.” “Girls” was aired for the first time on 15th April 2012. Apart from her acting career, she wrote a series of Funny or Die sketches in which she starred the newlywed Kate Middleton with the English model and actor named Oliver Jackson Cohen as Prince William who was a Duke of Cambridge.

After that, Allison appeared in an episode named “The Guest Bong” of the third season of “The League.” In this episode, she performed the role of Danielle. Soon after, she also appeared in another series named “Jake and Amir” and performed the role of a recurring character named Cheryl. After that, she appeared in a lead role on NBC’s live TV presentation of the musical named “Peter Pan Live” on 4th December 2014. Then Allison performed in a short film named “Past Forward” that released in November 2016. This short film was a collaboration between Prada and David O. Russell.

2017

Allison Williams

After seeing her performance in “Peter Pan Live,” Jordan Peele (who is the director of the movie “Get Out”) became convinced to give her the role of Rose in the movie “Get Out.” Soon after, she portrayed the character of Rose in the hit horror movie named “Get Out” that released in 2017. This movie was the breakthrough of her career, and after this performance, she reached the heights of fame and popularity. She followed by thousands of fans on her social media sites. She also appeared in a number television series including American Dreams, Will & Kate: Before Happily Ever After, The Mindy Project and lend her voice in The Simpsons.

Other Works:

Apart from her acting career, Allison is also an ambassador for the Horizons National. For the funds and awareness of the organization’s educational goals, Allison led a campaign named “10 Days of Giving” in the year 2016. She also stated that soon after she will again lead the same campaign. Recently, Allison also talked about the women in Hollywood, millennial activism, advocacy and her political views on the Politico podcast Women Rule.

Major Works:

Following are some best works by Allison Williams, and all these are worth seeing:

  1. Girls
  • Get Out
  • The League
  • Peter Pan Live
  • Past Forward
  • Jake and Amir
  • Will & Kate: Before Happily Ever After

Allison Williams Awards and Achievements:

Throughout her career, she was nominated many times for the prestigious awards. She won the following awards and nominations:

  • Critics’ Choice Television Award for the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Nomination) – 2016
  • MTV Movie & TV Awards for the Best Villain (Nomination) – 2017
  • She won the National Board of Review Award for the Best Cast – 2017
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Award for the Best Ensemble (Nomination) – 2017
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Nomination) – 2018

Allison Williams Personal Life:

Allison Williams

As far as Allison’s personal life is concerned, she started dating Ricky Van Veen in the year 2011. Ricky is a co-founder of the College Humor. In the year 2014, the lovebirds got engaged. The marriage ceremony of this couple held in Saratoga, Wyoming privately on 19th September 2015. Currently, the couple is living happily in Chelsea, New York.

Allison Williams Net Worth:

Allison Williams has an estimated net worth of almost $2 million (estimated in 2017).

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