Alicia Silverstone

  • Birth Name: Alicia Silverstone
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Model

Fast Facts

  • Began modeling at an early age and quickly moved on to commercials.
  • Legally emancipated at age 15 to work the long hours that came with her first big-screen lead role in 1993's The Crush.
  • Dropped out of high school and earned her GED.
  • Gained widespread recognition from appearances in three Aerosmith videos: "Cryin'," "Amazing" and "Crazy."
  • Had her big-screen breakthrough in Clueless (1995).
  • Made her Broadway debut alongside Kathleen Turner and Jason Biggs in a 2002 production of The Graduate.
  • A well-known animal-rights activist and vegan, she appeared nude in a PETA ad in September 2007.
  • In 2009, released the vegan-nutrition guide The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet and the companion blog The Kind Life.


  • 2004, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee


  • Christopher Jarecki — Ex-husband
  • David Silverstone — Brother
  • Bear Blu Jarecki — Son
  • Deirdre Silverstone — Mother
  • Kezi Silverstone — Half Sister
  • Monty Silverstone — Father