Alyson Hannigan made her cinematic debut before celebrating her 1st birthday by featuring in an instructional video in the film titled Active Parenting. She was just a toddler and appeared in numerous print advertisements and since then has fostered a special love for posing in front of the camera. She was just 4 years old when she featured in a television commercial for brand Duncan Hines. It was followed by appearing in commercials for renowned brands like McDonald's and Oreos.
To build her career in acting, her mother took her to LA when she was just 11 years old. After auditioning, she finally grabbed a role in the sci-fi comedy film titled My Stepmother is an Alien at the age of 14.
She was simultaneously doing her studies as well and after completion of her studies in the year 1997, she made acting a full-time profession. She got her first major breakthrough through the popular long running TV series called Buffy the Vampire Slayer. After becoming a household name through this series, she became a star of the silver screen by acting in the super hit film American Pie in 1999.
After which, she also acted in the 2nd and 3rd film of the franchise: American Pie 2 and American Wedding respectively. These films transformed her image of a sex symbol and since then, she has appeared in various Men’s magazines including Playboy.