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Alison Ann Sweeney
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January 22, 1993 to June 23, 2010
At A Glance

Sweeney joined the cast of NBC's Days of our Lives on January 6, 1993, at the age of 16. Sweeney has taken her character, Sami Brady, from a rebellious teen to a devoted single mother with many detours along the way. Sami has tackled a variety of controversial storylines including bulimia, date rape, teen pregnancy, and capital punishment.

Sweeney's performance has garnered numerous awards. She won the Soap Opera Digest Awards four times (1986, 1998, 1999 and 2001) for the role of "Favorite Villain" and the award for "Favorite Good Girl" in 2001. Sweeney also won the award for "America's Favorite Villain" at the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Sweeney is also an accomplished author. Her book, All The Days of My Life (So Far), was published in 2004 to critical acclaim. The book gives audiences a glimpse into Sweeney's personal life by describing her experience as a child actor, life on the set of Days of our Lives, painful high school memories, and the struggle to lose weight and keep it off.

Sweeney also took on a new role, producer, for several projects, one of which was an Internet-based episodic program.

Sweeney's television credits also include Las Vegas, Friends, and American Dreams.

Sweeney resides in Los Angeles with her husband, a Los Angeles Highway Patrol Officer, and their two children.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
The Biggest Loser
2007 to Present

Las Vegas
Caroline Pzarchik

American Dreams
Miss USA

Jessica Ashley; "The One With Joey's Award" (episode # 7.18)
March 29, 2001

Search Party
"Antigua (II)" (episode # 1.7)

Days of our Lives
Samantha "Sami" Brady
January 22, 1993 to June 23, 2010

A Brand New Life
Christy McCray

Family Man
Rosie Tobin

You Ruined My Life
School Girl #1
Acting Portfolio: FILM
The End of Innocence
Stephanie (12-15 years old)
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2015)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014; 2015)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2004)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Los Angeles, California
DATE OF BIRTH: September 19, 1976
HAIR: Blonde
EYES: Blue
MARITAL STATUS: Married; David Sanov [Jul 8, 2000]
CHILDREN: Son, Benjamin Edward [Feb 25, 2005 at 10:30am; 7lbs.]; Daughter, Megan Hope [Jan 12, 2009]
News Archives
News Archive: Despite rumors, Sweeney is not going anywhere. [Aug 27, 2001]
News Archive: It's a baby boy for Sweeney and her husband. [Feb 28, 2005]
News Archive: Sweeney tapped as host of The Biggest Loser. [Mar 4, 2007]
News Archive: Sweeney comments on the end of Guiding Light. [Apr 2, 2009]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney recalls 16 years of DAYS and discusses battling a common ailment. [Apr 9, 2009]
News Archive: Sweeney hosts charity event to raise funds to feed families. [Nov 27, 2009]
News Archive: Report: Is Alison Sweeney leaving Days of our Lives? [Nov 14, 2010]
News Archive:Alison Sweeney staying put at Days of our Lives? [Oct 26, 2012]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney to participate in NYC half marathon. [Mar 22, 2013]
News Archive: Sweeney co-stars in hilarious DAYS rap video. [Jan 3, 2014]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney announces DAYS exit. [Jan 21, 2014]
News Archive: Deidre Hall on Sweeney's final DAYS day. [May 31, 2014]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney headed to GH -- as a director. [Jul 9, 2014]
News Archive: Sweeney, AMC's Mathison team up for sweet new gig. [Jan 9, 2015]
News Archive: Is Alison Sweeney returning for DAYS' 50th anniversary? [Mar 26, 2015]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney reacts to her first Daytime Emmy nomination [Mar 31, 2015]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney begins additional film project [Apr 16, 2015]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney confirms DAYS 50th anniversary return [Apr 28, 2015]
News Archive: Sweeney and Mathison's Murder She Baked garners network's highest ratings yet [May 6, 2015]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney “freaking out” about DAYS return; teases classic Sami moment to come [May 9, 2015]
News Archive: DAYS divas Farah Fath and Alison Sweeney reunite [May 26, 2015]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney bows out of Biggest Loser [Aug 25, 2015]
News Archive: DAYS' EJami reunites for young Syrian refugee [Sep 28, 2015]
News Archive: A tragic death brings Alison Sweeney's Sami back to Salem next week [Oct 6, 2015]
News Archive: Internet scam leaves DAYS alum Alison Sweeney fighting for her reputation [Mar 8, 2016]
News Archive: DAYS' Alison Sweeney releases third novel [Apr 5, 2016]
News Archive: WATCH: DAYS' Alison Sweeney discusses life changing Internet scam with Dr. Oz [May 24, 2016]
News Archive: Find out which “huge mistake” at DAYS has Alison Sweeney fuming [Jun 6, 2016]
News Archive: DAYS alum Alison Sweeney producing and acting in new project [Aug 1, 2016]
News Archive: INTERVIEW: Alison Sweeney dishes DAYS and her irresistible new film [Sep 30, 2016]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney's Irresistible Bluebery Farm debuts to record ratings [Oct 5, 2016]
News Archive: PHOTOS: Check out DAYS star Alison Sweeney's gorgeous kitchen [Oct 14, 2016]
News Archive: ROUGH CUTS: Things we're dying to tell you about Cady McClain, Alison Sweeney, and John-Paul Lavoisier [Nov 24, 2016]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney makes soap return [Dec 1, 2016]
News Archive: PHOTO: Alison Sweeney gives sneak peek into her GH directing gig [Dec 8, 2016]
News Archive: DAYS' Alison Sweeney tears her ACL [Dec 20, 2016]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney and Cameron Mathison team up for another Murder, She Baked film [Jan 17, 2017]
News Archive: DAYS' Alison Sweeney recovering from surgery; begins physical therapy [Feb 24, 2017]
News Archive: Alison Sweeney bringing Sami back to DAYS! [Apr 17, 2017]
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