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Alicia Silverstone

Actor

Born: 4 October 1976
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Best known as:

The star of the movie Clueless

The film Clueless made Alicia Silverstone one of Hollywood's hottest actresses for a brief moment in 1995. Alicia Silverstone had already made a small splash in 1993, frolicking with Liv Tyler as a sexy teen truant in the music video for the Aerosmith song "Crazy." Two years later she played Cher, the frothy social butterfly in Clueless, a romantic comedy loosely based on Jane Austen's book Emma. Clueless was a smash and Silverstone quickly signed a multi-million dollar studio deal and set up her own production company, but she never found another role that suited her so well. She appeared as Batgirl in Batman and Robin (1997, with George Clooney as Batman), as another sexy truant in Excess Baggage (1997, with Benicio Del Toro) and as the love interest in the comedy Blast From the Past (1999, with Christopher Walken), then had lesser roles in films like Beauty Shop (2005, with Queen Latifah), Stormbreaker (2006) and The Art of Getting By (2011). On television, Alicia Silverstone starred as a lovelorn matchmaker in the 2003 series Miss Match. In later years she has remade herself as a vegan lifestyle guru, publishing the cookbook The Kind Diet in 2009.

Extra credit:

Alicia Silverstone married rock 'n roll singer Christopher Jarecki in 2005. Their first child, a son named Bear Blu Jarecki, was born on 5 May 2011... Alicia Silverstone dropped out of Hollywood High, but later got her GED... The role of Batgirl was played by Yvonne Craig in the 1960's Batman TV series... A TV series based on Clueless ran from 1996-99, with actress Rachel Blanchard in the role of Cher.

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