Alison Courtney Pill began performing at a the age of 3. In addition to private voice and dance lessions, she also studied at the National Ballet School and the Toronto’s Children’s Chorus. She decided she wanted to be an actress when she was just 10 years old. She recently was in the off-Broadway world premiere of Neil LaBute’s reasons to be pretty, directed by Terry Kinney. She had previously starred in the same playwright’s The Distance from Here, in its U.S. premiere, for which she shared the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble. Her Broadway debut in The Lieutenant of Inishmore brought her a Tony Award nomination, and she also starred on Broadway in Mauritius. Off-Broadway, she was a Lucille Lortel Award nominee for both On the Mountain and Blackbird (opposite Jeff Daniels), and starred in None of the Above. Her role as Maggie Jordan on the hit HBO series The Newsroom brought the Toronto-born actress a legion of new fans in the United States and Canada.
Features & TV Movies: VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release
Degas and the Dancer (TV-1998) Stranger in Town (TV-1998) God’s New Plan (TV-1999) Different (TV-1999) The Life Before This (1999) Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999) A Holiday Romance (TV-1999) What Katy Did (TV-1999) Locked in Silence (TV-1999) Dear America: A Journey to the New World (TV-1999)
Skipped Parts (2000) The Dinosaur Hunter (2000) The Other Me (TV-2000) Me and My Shadows (TV-2001) Midwives (TV-2001) What Girls Learn (TV-2001) The Pilot’s Wife (TV-2001) Perfect Pie (2002) This Much I Know (TV-2003) Pieces of April (2003) Fast Food High (2003) The Unexpected Lone (TV-2003) Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004) The Crypt Club (2004) A Separate Peace (TV-2004) Plain Truth (TV-2004) Dear Wendy (2005) Safety Glass (2006) Dan in Real Life (2007) Milk (2008) The Awakening of Abigail Harris (2009) One Way to Valhalla (2009)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Midnight in Paris (2011) Goon (2011) To Rome With Love (2012) Denise (2012, short) Santa Baby (2012, short) Snowpiercer (2013) Cooties (2014) Zoom (2016) Hail, Caesar! (2016) Woman in Deep (2016, short)