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Alyssa Milano

Actress and Activist Alyssa Milano

Full Name: Alyssa Jayne Milano
Profession: Actress and Activist

United States of America

Biography: Alyssa Milano started her acting career aged 7 in a touring production of "Annie". She went to become a successful child and adult actor appearing alongside Tony Danza on TV in "Who's the Boss", "Melrose Place" and starring in "Charmed".

Milano is also a prominent human rights activist. She is an American UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has worked for the organization since 2004.

In 2017 she ignited the #MeToo movement when she sent a tweet asking other women to say if they too had experienced sexual harassment and assault. Milano has campaigned for a number of Democratic candidates and spoke at the 2018 Women's March. In 2019 she controversially called for a "sex strike' as a response to Georgia's "heartbeat" bill, banning abortion after six weeks.

Born: December 19, 1972
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Age: 49 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Married Life

  • 2009-08-15 Charmed actress Alyssa Milano (39) weds CAA agent David Bugliari in Bernardsville, New Jersey

Historical Events

  • 2017-10-15 Actress Alyssa Milano's tweet “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • 2019-05-11 American actress and #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano urges women to go on a "sex strike" after Georgia state passes new abortion law

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