Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone (/?s?lv?rsto?n/; born October 4, 1976)[1] is a Jewish American actress.[2][3][4] She made her film debut in The Crush (1993), earning the 1994 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, and gained further prominence at the age of 16 as a teen idol when she appeared in the music video for Aerosmith‘s “Cryin’“. Silverstone went on to star in the teen comedy film Clueless (1995), which earned her a multi-million dollar deal with Columbia Pictures, and in the big-budget film Batman & Robin (1997), playing Batgirl.

Silverstone received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role in the short-lived NBC series Miss Match (2003). She has continued to act in film and television and on stage. A vegan, Silverstone has endorsed PETA activities and has published a vegan cookbook, The Kind Diet (2009).