Alicia Witt (Alicia Roanne Witt) born on August 21, 1975 in Worcester is a popular American television actor and singer. Alicia first appeared in television for the show, "That's incredible". David Lynch saw her on the television show and later casted her in his movie, "Dune" in 1984. Witt was eight when she acted in "Dune". Later she took break from acting to complete her studies. Alicia Witt was also practicing music in her school days.
At the age of 14, Alicia Witt worked as piano player in a hotel. She was also playing small roles in dramas and television films. Witt made her debut as lead female actor for first time in the movie "Fun". She played the role of a disturbed teenage girl in this movie. Her role was highly appreciated by critics and she also won the best actress title at the independent spirit awards. Impressed by Alicia Witt's outstanding performance in "Fun", Madonna recommended Witt to play as her daughter in her movie, "The missing ingredient".
Alicia Witt played as daughter of Cybill Shepherd's role in the television series "Cybill". Meanwhile she also acted in many other television series like Citizen Ruth, Bongwater, Passion"s way etc: Witt again bagged the leading female actor role in the movies "Urban Legend" and "Gen". Some of the other television series in which Alicia appeared are "The Sapranos", "Playing Mona Lisa" and "Ten Tiny Love Stories". Witt effectively managed acting in the television series and movies. She acted opposite Hugh Grant in the comedy film "Two weeks notice". Alicia Witt featured in German movie "Kingdom in Twilight", which was shot in South Africa.
Alicia Witt's mother Diane was a junior school teacher and had Guinness record for longest hair. Alicia Witt's brother Ian also acted along with Witt in some of the television series.