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Alison Sweeney Bio

(Sami, DAYS)

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BIRTHDATE: September 19
YEARS ON SHOW: 1993-present
MARITAL STATUS: Has been wed to California Highway Patrolman Dave Sanov, a family friend, since July 8, 2000
CHILDREN: Son Benjamin Edward was born on February 25, 2005. Daughter Megan was born January 12, 2009.
AWARDS: Has won five Soap Opera Digest Awards: Outstanding Villainess in 1996, 1998 and 1999; Outstanding Younger Lead Actress in 2001; Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2005. Was awarded the Online Daytime Emmy for America's Favorite Villain in 2002.

Alison Sweeney may have been sweet 16 when she joined DAYS, but fans soon found themselves loving to hate her not-so-sweet character. Though she was young, the Los Angeles native had already amassed an impressive set of credits as a child actor. She appeared in her first commercial (for Kodak) when she was 5, then starred alongside Mimi Kennedy in FAMILY MAN, as well as with Barbara Eden, Jennie Garth (Kelly, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210) and David Tom (ex-Paul, OLTL; ex-Billy, Y&R) in A BRAND NEW LIFE.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Is a skilled equestrian.
  2. Started out playing violin like her mother, a professional musician, but decided to go into acting instead.
  3. Took Bryan R. Dattilo (ex-Lucas, DAYS) to her high school senior prom.
  4. Speaks Spanish.
  5. Her husband appeared on DAYS in February 2005 as a cop who pulled over Lucas.
stories featuring
Alison Sweeney
DAYS ALUMS IN HALLMARK MOVIE   Jan 8, 2016

On her Facebook page, Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami, DAYS) shared outtakes from her...

ALISON SWEENEY PENS CNN PIECE   Oct 8, 2015

Alison Sweeney, who will return on-screen as DAYS's Sami next week, has penned an op-ed piece...

EJAMI FAN’S “LUCKY DAY”   Sep 29, 2015

Nujeen Mustafa, the Syrian teenager who garnered headlines after she was featured in an ABC news report —...

DAYS: "EJAMI" REUNION   Sep 28, 2015

DAYS stars Alison Sweeney (Sami) and James Scott (ex-EJ)...

NEW GIG FOR DAYS ALUM   May 26, 2015

On Instagram, newlywed Farah Fath (ex-Mimi, DAYS; ex-Gigi, OLTL) who just married...

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Other Roles

TV Roles
LAS VEGAS (Caroline, 2004) 
AMERICAN DREAMS (Miss USA, 2004) 
FRIENDS (Jessica, 2001)
MAD TV (Herself, 2000) 
THE END OF INNOCENCE (Stephanie, 1990) 
A BRAND NEW LIFE (Christy, 1989) 
FAMILY MAN (Rosie, 1988) 
YOU RUINED MY LIFE (School Girl, 1987) 
THE PRICE OF LIFE (Young Alice, 1987) 
TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE (Karen, 1986; 1988)   
I MARRIED DORA (1987)
ST. ELSEWHERE (Chrissy, 1985) 
WEBSTER (Beth, 1985) 
SIMON & SIMON (Second Girl, 1984) 


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