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Sami Brady On Days Of Our Lives, The Biggest Loser
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Alison Sweeney (born September 19, 1976) is an American soap opera actress. She was born in Los Angeles, California.
Sweeney is best known for her portrayal of Samantha "Sami" Gene Brady on the American soap opera Days of our Lives. In this role, she has earned four Soap Opera Digest Awards and a Fan Voted Daytime Emmy Award. She has been on Days since January 6, 1993.
Her television debut was at age 5 in a Kodak advertisement.
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Alison Jane Sweeney
Actress & Host of The Biggest Loser
Alison Ann Sweeney (born September 19, 1976) is an American dramatic actress, reality show host, director and author. Sweeney is best known for her portrayal of Samantha "Sami" Brady on NBC's Days of Our Lives, a role she has played under contract with the show since January 6, 1993. In this role, she has earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination, four Soap Opera Digest Awards and a Fan Voted Daytime Emmy Award. In 2007, she became the host of The Biggest Loser.
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==Alison Sweeney== Actress - ====Date of Birth==== 19 September 1976, Los Angeles, California, USA
====Birth Name==== Alison Jane Sweeney
====Height==== 5' 5" (1.65 m)
===Mini Bio (1)=== Alison Sweeney was born on September 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alison Jane Sweeney. She is an actress and director, known for [[Days of Our Lives]] (1965), [[The Biggest Loser]] (2004) and [[Love on the Air]] (2015). She has been married to David Alan Sanov since July 8, 2000. They have two children.
===Spouse (1)=== David Alan Sanov (8 July 2000 - present) (2 children)
===Trivia (18)=== Alison Sweeney won the Viewers Choice award for America's Favorite Villain at the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards held on May12, 2002 .
====She was the champion==== of the "Daytime Stars" edition of Weakest Link (2001), after competing against fellow Days of Our Lives (1965) and Passions (1999) stars.
====Took Days of Our Lives==== (1965) co-star Bryan Dattilo to her senior prom.
====Growing up,==== the Sweeney siblings - Ryan, Alison and Sten - had a system for keeping each other "in line": The elder sibling(s) would tell the younger one that s/he (the younger sibling) had been left at the Sweeney home by gangsters; and that if the younger "sib" didn't behave, the elder "sib(s)" would take him/her back to prison. (And it worked, too.)
====She loves being==== recognized by fans for her Tales from the Darkside (1983) episodes. Actually, she played a different character (both were named "Karen") in each episode.
====Speaks Spanish fluently.====
====The second of three children,==== Alison has an older brother and a younger one.
====She and her husband==== David welcomed their first child, a son, Benjamin Edward Sanov on February 25, 2005 at 10:30am. The baby weighed in at seven pounds.
====Was an evening==== undergraduate at UCLA, where she took business classes after work.
====Her son Ben==== doubles as a physical training-partner...sort of. Every morning, she first does push-ups with the baby lying under her...letting her long mane dangle over him. Then Ali does sit-ups with Ben lying on her chest for resistance. After that, she lifts and lowers him overhead to work her triceps. Ali credits Ben with being a terrific motivation.
====In addition==== to swimming and kick-boxing, which her TV-sister [[Christie Clark]] also enjoys, Alison loves gymnastics and can do a mean back-handspring. She also loves to garden.
====Gave birth==== to her second child, daughter named Megan Hope Sanov, on January 12, 2009.
====She has several==== pets even though she has allergies.
====Once suffered from Bulimia.====
====Has participated==== in marathons and triathlons.
====Release of her book,==== "All The Days of My Life (So Far)".
====She's directing==== an Internet Series called "In Tune". She is working with fellow actresses, Jessica Anderson, Lindsay Gareth, and actors, Jackson Davis, and Darren Meekin. [August 2006]
====Plays Samantha==== (Sami) Gene Brady on the Soap Days of Our Lives (1965). [May 2006]
===Personal Quotes (1)===
I save my dreams and hopes for my kids. When I'm making a wish under a bridge or tunnel, it's always for them.
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