Caption: Michael Levine, Jason Ritter, Alia Shawkat, Lawrence Michael Levine and Sophia Takal at event of Wild Canaries (2014)
Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: April 18, 1989
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Known for: Arrested Development (2003), Three Kings (1999), Whip It (2009), Ruby Sparks (2012)
Alia Shawkat was born in Riverside, California, to Dina Burke and actor Tony Shawkat. Her maternal grandfather, Paul Burke, was also an actor. Her father is of Kurdish descent and her mother has Irish, Italian, and Norwegian ancestry. Success arrived early for Alia. Her career began at the young age of 11 when she landed a role on the ABC Family ...