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Alicia Witt

Alicia Roanne Witt is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and pianist. Witt was born on August 21, 1975, in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Diane (née Pietro), a junior high school reading teacher, and Robert Witt, a science teacher and photographer. "Talking by age two and reading by the age of four", Witt has been described as a child prodigy. She has a brother called Ian. Her acting talent was recognized by director David Lynch discovered her when he heard her recite Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on the television show That's Incredible! at age 5. This led Lynch to cast her in the role of Alia, the "flame-haired" sister of Paul Atreides, in Dune (1984). She turned 8 during filming. He would begin working with her in film and television even before Witt earned her high school equivalency credential (at age 14). She did undergraduate work in piano at Boston University and competed nationally. This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.

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Aug 21, 1975 In Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Roof
Latest Project:
Movie I Care a Lot 2021-02-19
Known For
Poster of Ring of the Nibelungs
Poster of Two Weeks Notice
Poster of Vanilla Sky
Poster of Dune
Movie The Roof 2022
Movie I Care a Lot Dr. Amos 2021-02-19
Movie Christmas Tree Lane Meg Reilly 2020-10-24
Movie Modern Persuasion Wren Cosgrove 2020-12-04
Movie Our Christmas Love Song Melody Jones 2019-11-24
Movie Mississippi Requiem 2018-05-17
Movie Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane Emma Reynolds 2018-11-24
Movie Urban Legacy: The Story Behind Urban Legend 2018-11-20
Movie Spare Room Ginny 2018-12-02
Movie The Mistletoe Inn Kim 2017-11-23
Movie The Bronx Bull Denise Baker 2016-06-13
Series The Exorcist Nicole 2016-09-23
Movie Christmas List Isobel Gray 2016-11-25
Movie I'm Not Ready for Christmas Holly Nolan 2015-11-14
Series Kingdom Melanie 2014-10-08
Movie Away From Here Lily 2014-05-17
Movie Christmas at Cartwright's Nicky 2014-12-07
Series The Librarians Lucinda McCabe / Morgan le Fay 2014-12-07
Movie Wiener Dog Nationals Melanie West 2013-04-27
Movie Playdate Grace 2013-03-02
Movie I Do Mya Edwards 2013-05-31
Movie A Snow Globe Christmas Meg 2013-12-14
Series Orange Is the New Black Zelda 2013-07-11
Movie A Madea Christmas Amber 2013-12-13
Movie Cold Turkey Nina 2013-11-15
Movie A Very Merry Mix-Up Alice 2013-11-10
Movie Cowgirls n' Angels Elaine 2012-05-25
Movie Bending The Rules D.A. Roslyn Wohl 2012-03-09
Series Elementary Dana Powell 2012-09-27
Movie The Pond Shelly 2012-06-01
Movie The Flight of the Swan Maria 2011-03-15
Movie Joint Body Michelle Page 2011-04-29
Movie Backyard Wedding Kim Tyler 2010-07-13
Series The Walking Dead Paula 2010-10-31
Movie Peep World Amy 2010-09-15
Series The Mentalist Rosalind Harker 2008-09-23
Movie Nora Roberts' Blue Smoke Reena Hale 2007-02-12
Movie 88 Minutes Kim Cummings 2007-02-14
Movie Last Holiday Ms. Buns 2006-01-13
Series Friday Night Lights Cheryl 2006-10-03
Series Supernatural Lily Sunder 2005-09-13
Movie The Upside of Anger Hadley Wolfmeyer 2005-01-23
Series Ring of the Nibelungs Kriemhild 2004-11-29
Movie Ring of the Nibelungs Kriemhild 2004-11-19
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Ten Tiny Love Stories Unknown 2002-01-01
Series The Twilight Zone Liz 2002-09-18
Movie Two Weeks Notice June Carver 2002-12-19
Movie American Girl Barbie 2002-02-10
Movie Vanilla Sky Libby 2001-01-22
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Nola Falacci 2001-09-30
Movie Playing Mona Lisa Claire Goldstein 2000-05-01
Movie Gen 13 Caitlin Fairchild (voice) 2000-10-30
Movie Cecil B. Demented Cherish 2000-05-17
Series The Sopranos Amy Safir 1999-01-10
Movie Passion's Way 1999-07-25
Movie Urban Legend Natalie Simon 1998-09-25
Movie Bongwater Serena 1998-04-18
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Citizen Ruth Cheryl Stoney 1996-12-13
Movie Mr. Holland's Opus Gertrude Lang 1995-12-29
Series Cybill Zoey Woodbine 1995-01-02
Movie Four Rooms Kiva 1995-12-09
Movie The Disappearance of Vonnie Janine 1994-09-27
Movie Fun Bonnie 1994-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Bodies, Rest & Motion Elizabeth 1993-04-09
Series Hotel Room 1993-01-08
Movie Liebestraum Girl in Dream 1991-09-13
Series Twin Peaks Gersten Hayward 1990-04-08
Series Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Movie Dune Alia 1984-12-14