Alison Lohman

The US Trends | Alison Lohman | Alison Lohman is an American actress. Lohman has had lead roles in the filmsWhite Oleander,Where the Truth Lies,Nausicaa of theValley of the Wind,Flicka and Drag Me toHell as well as smaller parts inMatchstick Men,Big Fish,Gamer,and Beowulf. Lohman has also been on several television shows including 7th Heaven,Crusade,Tucker,and Pasadena.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
In1997,after graduating from high school, Alison Lohman moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her acting career.For the next few years,her work consisted of science fiction B movies(such as Kraa!The Sea Monster andPlanet Patrol), television productions (including the made-for TV movie Sharing the Secret)and children's films(such as DeliveringMilo andThe Million Dollar Kid).Also included was the dark urban drama WhiteBoy.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman starred in White Oleander,an adaptation of Janet Fitch’s novel,alongside Michelle Pfeiffer,Robin WrightPenn and Ren√©eZellweger and directed byPeter Kosminsky.Though the film was unsuccessful at the box office(it opened to $ 5.6million in1,510 theaters),it received generous reviews and Lohman's performance met with wide critical acclaim,being described as her"breakthrough role"by media sources.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
The following year, Alison Lohman she appeared inMatchstick Men,directed byRidley Scott. Lohman starred withNicolas Cage andSam Rockwell,and though it was not a box office success either, Lohman continued to receive critical praise.Later that year,she appeared inTim Burton’s Big Fish,which continued her trend of appearing in acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful films.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
In2005, Alison Lohman appeared inAtom Egoyan's Where theTruth Lies.The film originally received anNC-17rating for its graphic sexual content,and failed at the box office afterwards.Some critics(such as Roger Ebert)felt that she was well-suited for the role.Her next feature,The Big White,featured her alongside actorsRobin Williams,HollyHunter andTim Blake Nelson,but nevertheless went direct-to-video.In the same year, Lohman voiced the title character in the English language redubbing ofNausicaä of the Valley of theWind.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Lohman's next film was the dramaFlicka, which was released onOctober 20,2006.At the age of25, Lohman played a 16-year-old girl who befriends a wild mustang in the film.Lohman had never ridden a horse prior to filming and trained rigorously for a month.She said that she was"constantly thrown emotionally and physically"while working with the horses for this role.Flicka went on to become a surprise hit in the DVD market.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman then played a recovering heroin addict in Things WeLost in the Fire.Drag Me toHell director SamRaimi,actors DileepRao, Lohman,and Justin Long discussing the film at San Diego Comic Con International in2008.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
The actress was then signed to replace Oscar nomineeEllen Page in Sam Raimi's critically acclaimed horror film,Drag Me toHell,which was released onMay 29,2009.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman , who is frequently cast as a teenager,has said that she believes she"look younger and act younger"than her age.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman,was born Alison Marion Lohman inSeptember 18,1979 and raised in Palm Springs, California,the daughter of Diane,a patisserie owner,andGary Lohman,a Minnesota-born architect.She has one younger brother,Robert.She has 2cats, Monk andClint.Her family had no industry connections,but at age 9,she played Gretyl inThe Sound of Music at the Palm Desert///'sMcCallum Theater.Two years later, Lohman won theDesert Theater League's award for"Most Outstanding Actress in a Musical"for the title role in Annie.By the age of17, Lohman had appeared in 12different major productions and had been a backing singer for the likes ofFrank Sinatra,Bob Hope and theDesert Symphony.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
As a senior,she was an awardee of theNational Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and was offered the chance to attend theTisch School of the Arts,but declined.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman married directorMark Neveldine inWatertown, New York onAugust 19,2009,at St. Anthony'sCatholic Church.

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman