18 Interesting Facts About Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano is an American actress, producer and singer, largely known for her T.V shows, such as Who’s the Boss?, Charmed, and Mistresses. Here are some interesting facts about Alyssa Milano.

Alyssa Milano 2011

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1. Early life and family

young alyssaAlyssa Jayne Milano was born on December 19, 1972 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, to Thomas, a film music editor and Lin, a fashion designer. She has a younger brother, named Cory. She grew-up in a loving environment.
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2. Educational background

She did her schooling from the Buckley School, california, but never attended any college due to early inclination towards acting.
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3. Annie at 8

alyssa milano youngHer acting career began at the age of 8, after getting a role in “Annie”. As a result of which, she started performing in off-Broadway theater, T.V commercials, and also acted in a movie called ‘Old Enough’.
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4. Incepted T.V career with Who’s the Boss?

At the age of 10, she got a role in T.V comedy ‘Who’s the Boss?’, and later, relocated to Hollywood to act in this series.
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5. She’s vegetarian

Alyssa Milano veganShe turned vegetarian after the 9/11 incident, and is also an active supporter of PETA.
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6. NTD’s ambassador

In 2007, she became the lead ambassador for the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs), which spreads awareness, political will, and funding to remove bacterial and parasitic diseases that disable people and perpetuate poverty. She also donated $250,000 to their fund.
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7. Big fan of sports

Alyssa Milano Touch collectionShe owns a clothing line for female sports fans called Touch. Being a proud fan of a basketball team called Los Angeles Dodgers, she also has fashionable collection of LA Dodgers apparel clothing.
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8. Her favorite songs


She’s a big fan of the The Beatles, and loves to hear “Blackbird” and “I’m Ringo”.
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9. Role in Commando

In 1985, Milano played the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger`s daughter in Commando, Jenny Matrix.
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10. Pet lover

alyssa milano with her pet dogsBeing a member of PETA shows her love and concern for animals. She has 3 dogs: Ripely, Stella, and Hugo, and 4 cats: Simon, Lucy, Daisy and Miles.
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11. Got big money in default judgement

In 1998, Milano won a $230,000 default judgment against a web designer who posted her nude photos on an Internet site.
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12. Has 7 tattoos

alyssa milano tattooShe really likes getting inked, and till now has 7 tattoos, a sacred heart on her behind, a fairy kneeling in grass on her hip, rosary beads on her back, an angel on her left ankle, a snake biting its own tail on her right wrist, an “om” on the other wrist and a garland of flowers around her right ankle.
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13. FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women

alyssa milanoShe was voted #64 (2000), #57 (2001) and #53 (2002) in FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women, and has been thrice the cover girl for FHM too.
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14. Teen Steam

alyssa milano tattooIn 1988, she created the best selling workout video called “Teen Steam”.
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15. Personal life

Milano familyIn 1999, she married singer Cinjun Tate, but divorced the same year. In 2009, she married David Bugliari, and have two children, a son and a daughter.
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16. Amy factor in her movies

Co-incidence or what! She played a character named “Amy” in 4 different movies, The Surrogate, Buying the Cow, Kiss the Bride, and Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story.
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17. Blog writer

Alyssa MilanoBeing a huge basketball fan , she writes a blog for Major League Baseball’s website.
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18. Dyslexia

She has Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, a learning disability which results in difficulty to read, despite a normal intelligence.
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