Alison Pill is a Canadian actress. A former child actress, Pill began her career at age twelve, appearing in numerous films and television series. She transitioned to adult roles and her breakthrough came with the television series The Book of Daniel. Alison was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in The Lieutenant of Inishmore.

Birth Name

Alison Courtney Pill


Ali, Al





Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Alison Pill was born on the 27th of November 1985, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


She is currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign



Estonian, 1/8th Swedish


Pill attended Vaughan Road Academy, where she was in its Interact program, designed for students interested in dance, music, athletics and theatre.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown (Professional engineer)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Alison Pill has dated –

  • Jay Baruchel (2011-2013) – Pill was engaged to actor Jay Baruchel from 2011 to 2013. Baruchel made their engagement public when he thanked Pill as his fiancée during an acceptance speech at the Genie Awards in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Baruchel alluded to their break-up in a Twitter posting on February 16, 2013.

  • Joshua Leonard (2015-Present) – Alison Pill married actor Joshua Leonard on May 24, 2015. Together, they have a daughter, Wilder Grace Leonard, born on November 19, 2016.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6.5 inches
  • In centimeters – 169 cm
  • In meters – 1.69 m


  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 114 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-25-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Pill met with critical acclaim for her work in the television series, including In Treatment (2009), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), The Newsroom (2012–14) and American Horror Story: Cult (2017). Her remarkable film credits include Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004), Plain Truth (2004), Milk (2008), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Midnight in Paris (2011), Zoom (2015) and Miss Sloane (2016).

Film Debut

In 1998, Alison earned her first acting gig in the movie, The Last Don II playing the role of Bethany. Her first credited role was in a Canadian movie called The Life Before This, released in 1999, in which she played a minor role as Jessica.

Television Debut

Pill made her first television appearance at the age of 11, playing a guest role on an episode of BBC’s kids’ series The New Ghostwriter Mysteries.

Alison Pill Net worth

Alison Pill has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Alison Pill

  • Pill began her acting career at a very young age of ten, playing an extra in the TV series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues.
  • She is multilingual and can speak fluent English and Estonian.
  • She won the Best Child Actress award at the Burbank International Children’s Film Festival for her role in the Canadian film The Dinosaur Hunter (2000).
  • She made her stage debut with the 2003 off-Broadway premiere of Jenny Lyn Bader’s “None of the Above” at the Ohio Theatre in New York City.
  • Her Broadway debut as Mairead in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore in 2006 earned her a nomination for Tony Award in Best Featured Actress in a Play.
  • In 2009, she performed with Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp playing the Twilight Zone inspired “Meredith Moon” and “The Real North Pole” sci-fi Christmas Harp.
  • She learned to play drums for her role in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010).
  • In 2016, Pill co-starred with Jessica Chastain in the EuropaCorp thriller, Miss Sloane.
  • In 2017, she joined American Horror Story: Cult, starring as Ivy Mayfair-Richards, one of the main characters of the storyline.
  • In 2018, Alison played former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Mary in the Oscar-nominated film, Vice.
  • In 2020, she was part of the TV series, Devs directed by Alex Garland on FX on Hulu, playing Katie, the chief designer of the Devs system.
  • In 2021, Pill starred in the film, All My Puny Sorrows with Sarah Gadon, as two Mennonite sisters who leave their religious lives behind. She won Best Actress in a Canadian Film by Vancouver Film Critics Circle for her role in the movie.


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