Wednesday 23 September 2020

Alicia Silverstone


Alicia Silverstone, the American actress was born on 4th October 1976, at California, U.S. She is the daughter of British parents Deirdre “Didi” Silverstone, a Scottish farmer and Monty Silverstone, an English real estate agent. She aspired to be an actress from a very young age, and began modelling when she was six years old. 

Silverstone had her debut in acting through the television series The Wonder Years in 1992, and had her film debut through the erotic thriller The Crush. She received the 1994 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance. 

She rose to prominence with her appearance in Clueless, Batman & Robin, and the series Miss Match. She received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress for her role in the NBC series Miss Match (2003). 

Alicia Silverstone Religion

Her father is from a Jewish family and mother is converted to Judaism before marriage, which makes Silverstone a Jew. Also, she had her Bat Mitzvah in childhood. Silverstone is proud to say that she was brought up in a traditional Jewish household, and always considers herself as a “proud Jew”.

Silverstone, being a vegan, likes to connect her food style with her religion. She says it is really important to consider how to become a person who cares about the world and yet be responsible for suffering. 

Alicia Silverstone Political Views

Silverstone likes to be known as an activist, and is not hesitant in expressing her opinions out in the public. She supports the works of PETA, and is also an environmentalist who supports the reuse/recycle process of materials. 

In the basis of politics, she is a liberal democrat. She has funded a number of Democratic Party candidates, Obama being the notable one. Silverstone also supports the LGBT+ movements. 

Who is she dating?

The dating life of Silverstone is kind of unknown, as she is not much interested in making her private life public. Silverstone met rock musician Christopher Jarecki outside a movie theatre in 1997, and the couple dated for eight years. In June 2005, they got married in a beach front ceremony. They lived in an eco-friendly house in Los Angeles. 

Silverstone filed divorce in May 2018, and the divorce was finalised in November 2018. She gave birth to a son in the year 2011. 

Alicia Silverstone Hobbies

Silverstone is a great fan of art works. She loves doing handicraft and artistry works on wood and cloth. She has admitted in one interview that though she has not studied painting or craftworks in her childhood, she used to be a fan of them from early days of her childhood itself. She likes to collect classic and rare works of renowned artists. 

She also loves acting, which is evident from the roles she had done on screen. She likes to do a lot of homework for better performance of her characters too. 

Interesting Facts

    • Her first television commercial was for the Domino’s Pizza. 

    • Silverstone is a vegan. 

    • She refuses to do nude scenes in her films, but has done a PETA PSA nude to show the importance of PETA.