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Alyssa Milano BiographyAlyssa Milano is the daughter of Italian-American parents Lin, a fashion designer, and Tom, a film music editor. Alyssa was born in a working class neighborhood in Brooklyn and grew up in a modest house on Staten Island. One day, her babysitter, who was an aspiring dancer, dragged Alyssa along to a an open audtion for the first national tour of Annie. But it was Alyssa, not the sitter, who beat out 1,500 other wanna be stage actresses to snag a role. So at the tender age of seven, with her mother in tow, Alyssa joined the tour as July, one of the orphans. After 18 months on the road, Alyssa, who had begun to garner a reputation as an energetic and charismatic young actress, left Annie to be featured in off-Broadway productions and television commercials. Then, in 1983 at age 10, she landed her breakthrough role on the new sitcom Who's the Boss? as Tony Danza's saccharine sweet daughter, Samantha Micelli, a kid whose native Brooklyn accent rivaled her TV dad's. In order for Alyssa to accept the gig, the Milano family had to uproot and move 3,000 miles to Hollywood.
TriviaHad a best-selling excercise video in 1988 called Teen Steam. Engaged to Scott Wolf but their engagement was broken off and they are no longer seeing each other.  Wore colored contact lenses in some episodes "Who's the Boss?" (1984). Alyssa has seven tattoos. She has a sacred heart on her behind, a fairy kneeling in grass on her hip, rosary beads on her back, an angel on her left ankle, an Orobous (a snake biting its own tail) on her right wrist, an "om" on the other wrist and a garland of flowers around her right ankle. Plays piano and flute. Caused a stir with her TV Commercial for Candies perfume, which featured a black-lingerie clad Alyssa and a goateed man. The "Anywhere You Dare" campaign was rejected by such stations as WB and FOX.  Attended The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California. Voted #4 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women list  Lost out to Shannen Doherty for a role in Mallrats (1995). Voted #4 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women list  During the animation of The Little Mermaid (1989), her picture was used to create the lead character, Ariel. Coincidentally, her character on the WB hit TV show, "Charmed" (1998), temporarily turned into a mermaid at the beginning of the 5th season. Her family once suffered a tragic fire. Her dad went back into the house to save the dog, risking his own life. He injured himself by jumping out of a second story window after the search for the dog became impossible due to the heat. The dog unfortunately did not survive. Ranked #28 of "The 100 Greatest Child Actors of All Time" Has played two different characters who both rode on a horse naked, Phoebe in "Charmed" (1998) and the mayor's daughter in "Spin City" (1996). Is a vegetarian and a supporter of PETA. Named #6 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005) She is also an accomplished singer and recording artist, though not in her home country of the United States. She has released five albums that have all reached sales of over one million copies in Japan. Named #22 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006). Is an active member of Unicef. Has a phobia of water, making her underwater scenes in the episode of "Charmed" (1998) "A Witch's Tail" very hard. Writes a blog for Major League Baseball's web site. Is a friend of baseball pitcher Carl Pavano, who pitched for the Montreal Expos, the Florida Marlins and the New York Yankees. [January 2009] Announced that she is engaged to her boyfriend Dave Bugliari, a Hollywood agent. Her fiancÚ's father works on the chain gang for the New York Giants. Alyssa met David Bugliari, a Hollywood agent, in 2006 and they got engaged in December 2008. Close friend of Justin Timberlake, Nick Lachey, Keiko Agena and Holly Marie Combs.
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