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Alia Shawkat is a Actor, Writer and Executive Producer American born on 18 april 1989 at Riverside (USA)

Alia Shawkat

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Birth name Alia Martine Shawkat
Nationality USA
Birth 18 april 1989 (31 years) at Riverside (USA)

Alia Martine Shawkat (/ˈæliə ˈʃoʊkɑːt/ AL-ee-ə SHOH-kaht; born April 18, 1989) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Maeby Fünke in the Fox television series Arrested Development.

Biography

De 2001 à 2002, Shawkat a interprété le rôle de Hannah Rayburn dans la sitcom State of Grace, diffusée aux États-Unis sur les ondes de la chaîne Fox Family (toutefois renommée ABC Family en 2001). Elle a aussi joué le rôle de Maeby Fünke dans la série culte de FOX, Arrested Development.

Ses autres films incluent Three Kings ainsi que le téléfilm Trail Of The Old Drum. On a aussi pu la voir en tant que guest star dans les séries américaines JAG, FBI : Portés disparus et Veronica Mars.

Shawkat est également à l'affiche du film de Noël Voisin contre voisin aux côtés de Danny DeVito et de Matthew Broderick. Lorsqu'elle ne filme pas à Los Angeles, elle suit des cours à l'école Marywood-Palm Valley School, à Rancho Mirage (Californie).

En 2009, elle est à l'affiche du premier film de Cherien Dabis : Amerrika (titre original : Amreeka) où elle interprète le rôle de Salma. Elle interprète également un second rôle dans Bliss le premier film de Drew Barrymore, en tant que Pash, meilleure amie de Bliss.

Dans une interview en 2017, elle fait son coming out en tant que bisexuelle.

Best films

Usually with

Miguel Arteta
Miguel Arteta
(2 films)
Cherien Dabis
Cherien Dabis
(2 films)
Laia Costa
Laia Costa
(1 films)
Jay Duplass
Jay Duplass
(1 films)
Mark Duplass
Mark Duplass
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Alia Shawkat (36 films)

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Actress

I Lost My Body, 1h21
Directed by Jérémy Clapin
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Animation
Actors Victoire Du Bois, Nicole Favart, Quentin Baillot, Deborah Grall, Les Kicékafessa, Dev Patel
Roles Gabrielle (English Voice)
Rating75% 3.7994653.7994653.7994653.7994653.799465
Dans un hôpital de la région parisienne, une main amputée s'échappe pour retrouver le corps auquel elle appartient. C'est celle de Naoufel, un jeune homme qui rêvait d'être à la fois pianiste et astronaute.
Duck Butter, 1h33
Directed by Miguel Arteta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Alia Shawkat, Laia Costa, Mae Whitman, Hong Chau, Kate Berlant, Kumail Nanjiani
Roles Naima
Rating53% 2.652822.652822.652822.652822.65282
Déçues par la fausseté des relations sentimentales, deux jeunes femmes imaginent une expérience sexuelle et amoureuse, celle de passer 24 heures ensemble. L'horloge tourne. L’honnêteté s'épuise.
20th Century Women, 1h59
Directed by Mike Mills
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Political films
Actors Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning, Billy Crudup, Alia Shawkat, Laura Slade Wiggins
Roles Trish
Rating73% 3.6507053.6507053.6507053.6507053.650705
Santa Barbara, été 1979. L’époque est marquée par la contestation libertaire et d’importants changements culturels. Dorothea Fields (Annette Bening), la cinquantaine, élève seule son fils Jamie. Elle décide de faire appel à deux jeunes femmes pour que le garçon, aujourd’hui adolescent, s’ouvre à d’autres regards sur le monde : Abbie (Greta Gerwig) artiste punk à l’esprit frondeur qui habite chez Dorothea, et sa voisine Julie (Elle Fanning) 17 ans, aussi futée qu’insoumise…
Green Room
Green Room (2016)
, 1h35
Directed by Jeremy Saulnier
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner, Joe Cole
Roles Sam
Rating69% 3.4975053.4975053.4975053.4975053.497505
A murder occurs during a punk band's concert, leaving the band stuck in the venue.
Adam Green's Aladdin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Alia Shawkat, Natasha Lyonne, Macaulay Culkin, Nicole LaLiberte, Zoë Naelle Kravitz, Rodrigo Amarante
Roles Emily
Rating63% 3.1964453.1964453.1964453.1964453.196445
The film revolves around Aladdin's dysfunctional family, who live in an average American city ruled by a corrupt sultan with a decadent socialite daughter.
Pee-wee's Big Holiday, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Actors Tara Buck, Joe Manganiello, Alia Shawkat, Laurence Fishburne, Linda Porter, Janina Gavankar
Roles Bella
Rating61% 3.051163.051163.051163.051163.05116
Après une rencontre fatidique avec un mystérieux étranger, Pee-wee Herman prend ses toutes premières vacances dans ce conte épique sur le thème de l’amitié et du destin.
The Intervention
Directed by Clea DuVall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Cobie Smulders, Alia Shawkat, Melanie Lynskey, Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, Jason Ritter
Roles Lola
Rating59% 2.9993652.9993652.9993652.9993652.999365
L'escapade de quatre couples, le temps d'un week-end, prend un brusque virage quand l'un des binômes découvre que l'excursion entière a été conçue comme une intervention sur leur propre mariage.
The Final Girls, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Time travel films, Serial killer films, Comedy horror films
Actors Nina Dobrev, Taissa Farmiga, Malin Åkerman, Alexander Ludwig, Thomas Middleditch, Adam DeVine
Roles Gertie Michaels
Rating65% 3.298833.298833.298833.298833.29883
Max Cartwright (Taissa Farmiga) waits in the car while her actress mother, Amanda (Malin Åkerman), auditions for a film. When she returns, Amanda complains that, for the rest of her career, she'll be known for her role as scream queen Nancy in the 1986 slasher film Camp Bloodbath, now a cult classic. On the way home, the two get into a car accident, leaving Max as the only survivor.
The Driftless Area
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin, Aubrey Plaza, Alia Shawkat, Ciarán Hinds, John Hawkes
Roles Carrie
Rating53% 2.6524252.6524252.6524252.6524252.652425
The film tells the story of a young man by the name of Pierre Hunter (Anton Yelchin) who falls in love with a mysterious woman named Stella (Zooey Deschanel) and finds himself in a game out of cat and mouse with a somewhat idiotic but nonetheless capable and violent criminal named Shane (John Hawkes) in a story that is equal parts about fate, love, coming-of-age, and life in a small-town.
Nasty Baby
Nasty Baby (2015)
, 1h40
Directed by Sebastián Silva
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, Homoparentalité, LGBT-related film
Actors Sebastián Silva, Tunde Adebimpe, Kristen Wiig, Reg E. Cathey, Mark Margolis, Alia Shawkat
Roles Wendy
Rating57% 2.850012.850012.850012.850012.85001
The film centers on Freddy (Silva) and Mo (Tunde Adebimpe), a gay couple trying to have a baby with the help of their friend Polly (Kristen Wiig). Freddy is also a performance artist who is attempting to make a short film entitled Nasty Baby which features himself portraying a screaming infant.
Night Moves, 1h52
Directed by Kelly Reichardt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about terrorism, Eco-terrorism in fiction
Actors Dakota Fanning, Jesse Eisenberg, Alia Shawkat, Peter Sarsgaard, James LeGros, Lew Temple
Roles Surprise
Rating59% 2.9988252.9988252.9988252.9988252.998825
Josh and Dena buy a boat and tow it long distance to meet Harmon, an ex-Marine. The three plan to bomb a dam which they believe is harming the environment. They buy fertilizer, assemble a bomb and load it onto the boat. At night, they take the boat to the dam, arm the bomb, and escape. After the explosion, Harmon says goodbye and drives away. Josh and Dena are stopped by the police, but evade suspicion.
Life After Beth, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Romantic comedy, Horror, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Matthew Gray Gubler, Dane DeHaan, John C. Reilly, Cheryl Hines
Roles Roz
Rating55% 2.7980252.7980252.7980252.7980252.798025
After his girlfriend Beth Slocum (Aubrey Plaza) dies, Zach Orfman (Dane DeHaan) is left devastated. He begins to spend time with Beth's parents Maury (John C. Reilly) and Geenie (Molly Shannon) as a source of comfort. Zach confesses to Maury that he and Beth were having problems in their relationship; Maury advises him not to let the end of the relationship define it.
Wild Canaries, 1h38
Directed by Lawrence Michael Levine
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Alia Shawkat, Jason Ritter, Sophia Takal, Annie Parisse, Lawrence Michael Levine, Kevin Corrigan
Roles Jean
Rating60% 3.0467253.0467253.0467253.0467253.046725
Barri (Sophia Takal) and Noah (Lawrence Michael Levine) are a couple who suspect the mysterious death of their neighbor Sylvia (Marylouise Burke). With their friend Jean (Alia Shawkat), they investigate the crime and discover secrets in the apartment. Anthony (Kevin Corrigan) becomes the prime suspect.
The To Do List, 1h44
Directed by Maggie Carey
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about virginity
Actors Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Rachel Bilson, Clark Gregg, Johnny Simmons, Scott Porter, Alia Shawkat
Roles Fiona Forster
Rating57% 2.899142.899142.899142.899142.89914
Brandy Klark (Aubrey Plaza), from Boise, Idaho, is an overachieving but socially awkward teenager who graduates as the valedictorian of her high school in the summer of 1993. After the ceremony, Brandy's two best friends, Wendy (Sarah Steele) and Fiona (Alia Shawkat), take Brandy to a party, where she gets drunk for the first time. At the party, Brandy makes out with a college boy she has a crush on named Rusty Waters. Since the room was dark, he mistook Brandy for someone else and when he realizes who she is, he rejects her. Brandy blames herself for her lack of sexual experiences and resolves to learn all about sex over the summer to prepare for college. She decides that her end-of-summer goal will be to have sex with Rusty to complete her "To Do List".