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Alicia Silverstone Biography
The sophisticated high school comedy Clueless made Alicia Silverstone one of Hollywood’s hottest actresses for a moment in the mid-1990s.
Alicia Silverstone had already made a small splash in 1993, frolicking with Liv Tyler as a sexy teen truant in the music video for the Aerosmith song “Crazy.” Two years later she played Cher, the frothy social butterfly in Clueless, a 1995 romantic comedy loosely based on Jane Austen‘s book Emma. Clueless was a smash and Silverstone quickly signed a multi-million dollar studio deal and set up her own production company, but she never found another role that suited her so well.
She appeared as Batgirl in Batman and Robin (1997, with George Clooney as Batman), as another sexy truant in Excess Baggage (1997, with Benicio Del Toro) and as the love interest in the comedy Blast From the Past (1999, with Christopher Walken), then had lesser roles in films like Beauty Shop (2005, with Queen Latifah), Stormbreaker (2006) and The Art of Getting By (2011). On television, Alicia Silverstone starred as a lovelorn matchmaker in the 2003 series Miss Match.
In later years she has remade herself as a vegan lifestyle guru, publishing the cookbook The Kind Diet in 2009. Her other films include Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2016), The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) and the shark horror thriller The Requin (2022).
Alicia Silverstone was married to rock ‘n roll singer Christopher Jarecki from 2005 until their divorce in 2018. Their only child, a son named Bear Blu Jarecki, was born in 2011… Alicia Silverstone dropped out of Hollywood High, but later got her GED… The role of Batgirl was played by Yvonne Craig in the 1960’s Batman TV series… A TV series based on Clueless ran from 1996-99, with actress Rachel Blanchard in the role of Cher.
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- Her blog about healthy living and other topics
- Highlighting her work for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
- The IMDB says she got her start in The Wonder Years
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