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Alicia Witt

Alicia Witt

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    • August 21st, 1975
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.

Starring Alicia Witt on Plex

Filmography

Acting (41 Credits)

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2020Christmas Tree Lane as Meg Reilly
2020I Care a Lot as Dr. Amos
2019Our Christmas Love Song as Melody Jones
2018Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane as Emma Reynolds
2017The Mistletoe Inn as Kim
2016Christmas List as Isobel Gray
2016The Bronx Bull as Denise Baker
2015I'm Not Ready for Christmas as Holly Nolan
2014Christmas at Cartwright's as Nicky
2013Cold Turkey as NinaWatch Free
2013A Snow Globe Christmas as Meg
2013A Very Merry Mix-Up as Alice
2013A Madea Christmas as Amber
2012Cowgirls 'n Angels as Elaine
2012I Do as Mya EdwardsWatch Free
2012Bending the Rules as D.A. Roslyn Wohl
2010Backyard Wedding as Kim Tyler
2010Peep World as Amy
2007Blue Smoke as Reena Hale
200788 Minutes as Kim Cummings
2006Last Holiday as Ms. Buns
2005The Upside of Anger as Hadley Wolfmeyer
2004Curse of the Ring as Kriemhild
2004Curse of the Ring as Kriemhild
2002Two Weeks Notice as June Carver
2002American Girl as Barbie
2001Vanilla Sky as Libby
2000Playing Mona Lisa as Claire Goldstein
2000Cecil B. Demented as Cherish
1998Gen¹³ as Caitlin Fairchild (voice)
1998Urban Legend as Natalie Simon
1998Bongwater as Serena
1996Citizen Ruth as Cheryl Stoney
1995Mr. Holland's Opus as Gertrude Lang
1995Four Rooms as Kiva
1995Cybill as Zoey Woodbine
1994Fun as Bonnie
1993Bodies, Rest & Motion as Elizabeth
1993Hotel Room as Diane
1991Liebestraum as Girl in Dream
1984Dune as Alia

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