Who is Alison Sweeney?
Alison “Ali” Ann Sweeney was born on the 19th of September, 1976 in Los Angeles, California. She is an American author, actress, reality show host and director who mostly known for her role of Samantha “Sami” Brady in Days of Our Lives. Sweeney was nominated on Daytime Emmy Award, Fan Voted Daytime and four Soap Opera Digest Awards.
Alison is the only daughter in the family and has two brothers, Ryan and Sten. She is married to David Sanov with whom they have now two children: Benjamin, who was born in 2005 and, Megan, who was born in 2009. Currently, the family lives in Los Angeles, California.
Alison Sweeney: Acting Career
At the age of five, she had already been featured in a Kodak commercial. A few years after this appearance, Alison was given a role in an episode of Tales from the Darkside, which was titled I Can’t Help Saying Goodbye and was first aired on October 5, 1986. She had the role of a young girl known as Karen, the character that had some sort of supernatural power.
Alison was also cast in the short-lived ABC sitcom, Family Man in 1988. In the year that followed, Sweeney played Christy McCray in Brand New Life, a miniseries from future X-Files creator Carter Chris. The miniseries aired in October 1989 on NBC’s Magical World of Disney. The series also co-starred Barbara Eden who had the role of the character Alison.
On January 6, 1993, Sweeney made her first appearance in NBC’s longest running soap opera. Her appearance was of great aid to her as it gave her wider recognition among television viewers. She played a character Samantha “Sami” Brandy.
In 2002, she appeared in the NBC reality game show, Fear Factor. She has been a common host on NBC, appearing on other shows such as Friends and Las Vegas. Sweeney joined the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon in 2007 as a co-host for the live television broadcast. Later, she returned to her co-hosting duties for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 telethons.
In 2007, Sweeney replaced Caroline Rhea, taking over hosting duties in The Biggest Loser since its fourth season. In May 2013, Sweeney published her first novel, The Star Attraction. In June 2014 there was released her second book, Scared Scriptless.
In July 2013, Sweeney made an appearance in the Hallmark Original Movie, Second Chances. It was then announced on July 9, 2014 that Sweeney was going to join General Hospital as a director.
A number of people are asking questions regarding her body facts such as how tall is Alison Sweeney and what is her weight? It can be said that Alison has perfect measurements in comparison to some other celebrities like, for example, Gabrielle Anwar, whose measurements are described here. Below is the information about Alison’s body measurements:
Weight in Pounds: 129lbs
Weight in Kilograms: 59kg
Height in Centimeters: 165cm
Height in Meters: 1.65m
Height in Feet: 5 Feet 5 Inches
Body Measurement and Size: 38-25-35
Bra Size: 38C
Eye Color: Blue
Age in 2015: 38 (19 September 1976)
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