Alicia Silverstone


Alicia Silverstone is an American actress, best-known for her role in the film ‘Clueless.’ 

Date of birth

Alicia Silverstone was born on October 4, 1976, in Hillsborough, California, USA.

Family

She was born to Monty Silverstone and Deirdre Radford. She has a half-brother and a half-sister from her father’s previous marriage.

Early life

She had a typical upper-middle class upbringing and grew up in San Francisco. At the age of six, she began modeling and consequently appeared in her first television commercial for ‘Domino’s Pizza.’

Education

She studied at ‘Crocker Middle School’ and ‘San Mateo High School.’

Love life

She married her boyfriend Christopher Jarecki on June 11, 2005, after eight years of courtship. They used to live in an eco-friendly house in Los Angeles with their son Bear Blu Jarecki. They divorced in November 2018.

Net worth

Not yet established.

Career

In 1992, she landed her first accredited role in the show ‘The Wonder Years’ in which she played the character of ‘Jessica Thomas.’

She landed the role of an antagonist in the film ‘The Crush,’ which released in 1993. Her performance garnered the praise of critics and audience and she went on to win accolades for her role. The same year, she was seen in two of Aerosmith’s music videos, ‘Cryin’ and ‘Amazing.’

In 1993, she was also seen in television films, such as ‘Torch Song’ and ‘Scattered Dreams.’ This was followed by her starring role in a television film titled ‘Cool and the Crazy’ (1994).

In 1995, she received her biggest break as an actress with her role as ‘Cher Horowitz’ in the sleeper hit film ‘Clueless.’ She then signed a deal worth $8-10 million with ‘Columbia-TriStar.’ The same year, she also starred in films like ‘Le Nouveau Monde,’ ‘Hideaway,’ and ‘The Babysitter,’ which made 1995 an extremely busy year for the actress.

From 1996 to 1998, she was cast in films like ‘True Crime,’ ‘Batman & Robin,’ and ‘Excess Baggage.’ She was also seen in an episode of the television show ‘Wildlife Vet.’

In 2000, she was cast as ‘The Princess of France’ in the movie ‘Love’s Labor Lost.’ Subsequently, she voiced ‘Sharon Spitz’ for the show ‘Braceface’ from 2001 to 2003; she had a recurrent role in the show.

Meanwhile in 2002, she was cast as ‘Natalie “Nat” Bevin’ in ‘Global Heresy.’ The following year, she was seen in the film ‘Scorched.’ She was also seen as a matchmaker named ‘Kate Fox’ in the show ‘Miss Match.’

From 2004 to 2008, she appeared in numerous roles. She was seen in movies like ‘Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed,’ ‘Beauty Shop,’ ‘Silence Becomes You,’ ‘Stormbreaker,’ ‘Candles on Bay Street,’ and ‘Tropic Thunder.’

Around this time, she also did roles in television series like ‘Queen B,’ ‘Pink Collar,’ ‘The Singles Table,’ and ‘The Bad Mother’s Handbook.’ She returned to the world of music videos with her appearance in ‘Her Diamonds’ by Rob Thomas.

Silverstone has had a long-time association with theater. She appeared in a theater play titled ‘Time Stands Still’ from 2009 to 2010.

2011 proved to be an extremely busy year for the actress. She was seen in ‘The Art of Getting By’ and ‘Butter,’ two average-rated films at the box-office. She also appeared in a music video titled ‘Fight for Your Right Revisited’ by the ‘Beastie Boys.’

From 2013 to 2014, she appeared in films like ‘Ass Backwards,’ ‘Angels in Stardust,’ and ‘Gods Behaving Badly.’

Subsequently, she had recurring roles in TV series, such as ‘Making a Scene with James Franco’ and ‘Jeff & Some Aliens.’ She was part of the main cast of Paramount Networks’ comedy series ‘American Woman’ in which she played ‘Bonnie Nolan.’

From 2015 to 2019, she was seen in supporting roles in several movies, including ‘King Cobra,’ ‘Catfight,’ ‘Who Gets the Dog?,’ ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer,’ ‘Book Club,’ and ‘The Lodge.’

In 2020, she was seen playing ‘Susan Howard’ in William Teitler's comedy film ‘Bad Therapy.’ She also became part of the main cast of the comedy-drama web television series ‘The Baby-Sitters Club.’ In the same year, she portrayed the role of older Julie in Valley girl film.

Major Achievements

Alicia Silverstone was cast in the box-office hit ‘Clueless,’ which released in 1995. The movie is roughly based on the novel ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen. The film became a huge success, earning Silverstone a permanent spot in Hollywood and a multi-million dollar deal. The movie earned $56,631,572 at the box-office and gathered a huge cult following post its release. The film is ranked 42nd in a list called ‘New Classics’ by ‘Entertainment Weekly.’

Awards

In 1994, she won the ‘MTV Movie Award’ for ‘Best Villain’ for her role in the movie ‘The Crush.’

She won the ‘American Comedy Award’ for ‘Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture’ for her role in the hit film ‘Clueless’ in 1996.

Silverstone won the ‘Kids’ Choice Award’ for ‘Favorite Movie Actress’ for her performance as ‘Batwoman’ in ‘Batman & Robin’ in 1998.

She was ranked fifth in VH1’s ‘Hottest Hotties of the ‘90s’ list.

In 2004, she was named ‘Sexiest Female Vegetarian’ by PETA.

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Alicia Silverstone
First Name Alicia
Surname Silverstone
Born 4th October, 1976
Home City San Francisco, California, United States
Current City