Alicia Silverstone was born on October 4, 1976, in San Francisco, California. She started acting as a child and won a role on television’s The Wonder Years. She was later cast in music videos by the band Aerosmith. Her role in ‘Clueless’ shot Silverstone to fame. Known for her healthy lifestyle choices, Silverstone was named PETA’s “Sexiest Female Vegetarian” in 2004.
In 1993, Silverstone starred in The Crush, a movie that went on to become a cult favorite. Her biggest break came in 1993, when she was cast as a sexy, rebellious teenager in a series of videos by the rock band Aerosmith. Those videos caught the attention of director Amy Heckerling, who was looking for a lead for her movie, ‘Clueless’. In 1996, Silverstone was named “Best Female Performer” and “Most Desirable Female” at the MTV Movie Awards.
Silverstone’s career success has varied since Clueless. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, she appeared in such films as ‘Batman and Robin’ (1997), ‘Blast From the Past’ (1999), ‘Love’s Labour Lost’ (2000) and ‘Beauty Shop’ (2005). Additionally, she landed parts of several TV series, including ‘Miss Match’ (2003) and ‘Pink Collar’ (2006-07), and starred in the TV movie Candles on Bay Street. —Source: Biography