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.
1. Early life and family
Alyssa 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.
2. Educational background
She did her schooling from the Buckley School, california, but never attended any college due to early inclination towards acting.
3. Annie at 8
Her 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’.
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.
5. She’s vegetarian
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.
7. Big fan of sports
She 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”.
9. Role in Commando
In 1985, Milano played the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger`s daughter in Commando, Jenny Matrix.
10. Pet lover
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.
12. Has 7 tattoos
She 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.
13. FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women
14. Teen Steam
15. Personal life
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.
17. Blog writer
She has Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, a learning disability which results in difficulty to read, despite a normal intelligence.