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Biography #2 (for Upside of Anger)

Alicia Witt was most recently seen starring in the Warner Bros. romantic comedy, Two Weeks Notice, opposite Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock.

She was also seen in the John Waters film Cecil B. Demented, also starring Stephen Dorff and Melanie Griffith, as well as director Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky, opposite Tom Cruise.

On stage, Witt made her London West End debut in Spring 2004 in Neil Labute's The Shape of Things.

Witt combined her acting talents with her skills as a classically trained pianist in the romantic comedy, Playing Mona Lisa. For this role, she won a Best Actress Award at the US Comedy Arts Festival.

On television, Witt has made guest appearances on the phenomenally successful HBO series The Sopranos and the Emmy award winning Ally McBeal. She has starred for four seasons as Cybill Shepherd's quirky daughter Zoey on the hit sitcom Cybill.

In 1994, Witt appeared in the critically acclaimed Fun, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, directed by Rafal Zielinski, depicts a tale of two disturbed young girls whose quest for fun leads them to murder. Witt received the Special Jury Recognition Award at Sundance and a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award. In 1998, she starred in Columbia Tristar's hit movie, Urban Legend.

Alicia made her film debut in David Lynch's Dune, and by the age of fourteen, received her high school diploma and moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting full time. Once in Los Angeles, Lynch cast her in his cult classic television series, Twin Peaks, as Gersten Hayward, a part that he had written specifically for Witt. Following this, Lynch utilized Alicia's talents once again in his HBO trilogy, Hotel Room, in which she portrayed a young woman with multiple personality disorder.

Alicia appeared in Mr. Holland's Opus, opposite Richard Dreyfuss, as well as Four Rooms (Miramax) with Tim Roth, Madonna, and Lili Taylor, and directed by Quentin Tarantino, Allison Anders, Robert Rodriguez and Alexandre Rockwell.

Other film credits include American Girl, Mike Figgis' Liebstraum, starring Kevin Anderson, Bodies, Rest and Motion, starring Tim Roth and Bridget Fonda, and Bongwater opposite Luke Wilson.

She is currently filming director Wayne Wang's Last Holiday, which will be released at Christmas 2005.

Bio courtesy Fine Line Features for "Upside of Anger" (11-Apr-2005)


Biography #3

For the last four years, Alicia Witt has starred on the sitcom Cybill as Zoey, the quirky daughter of Cybill Shepherd's character on the CBS senes.

Witt can be seen in Four Rooms opposite Tim Roth, Madonna and Lili Taylor as well as in Mr. Holland's Opus, opposite Richard Dreyfuss.

Witt starred in the critically acclaimed Fun, which debuted at the 1994 Sundance Film festival. The film, directed by Rafael Zelinsky, depicts two young girls whose quest for fun leads them to murder. For her performance, Witt received the Special Jury Recognition Award at Sundance and an Independent Spirit Award nomination.

Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, Witt is classically trained in piano and by the age of seven had won several first prizes in national competitions. She made her film debut in David Lynch's Dune and, at 14, received her high school diploma and moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting full time. Once in Los Angeles, Witt was cast in David Lynch's Twin Peaks in a part Lynch wrote for her, and also in his HBO trilogy Hotel Room, in which she portrayed a young woman with a multiple personality disorder. Other credits include Mike Figgis' Liebstraum and Bodies, Rest and Motion, starring Tim Roth and Bridget Fonda.

updated 18-Aug-2002


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