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Shawkat, Alia 1989–

Shawkat, Alia 1989–


Full name, Alia Martine Shawkat; born April 18, 1989, in Riverside, CA; granddaughter of Paul Burke (an actor). Avocational Interests: Horseback riding, ice skating, dancing, and playing the piano.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Shelter Entertainment, 9255 Sunset Blvd., Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actress. Appeared in a Calvin Klein catalog as a child; appeared in television commercials.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, best performance in a television comedy series—leading young actress, 2002, for State of Grace; Young Artist Award, best performance in a television series—supporting young actress, 2005, Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, 2005, 2006, all for Arrested Development.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Amir's daughter, Three Kings, Warner Bros., 1999.

Amy, Rebound, Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

Billie, Queen of Cactus Cove (short), 2005.

Deck the Halls, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Young Hannah Rayburn, State of Grace, Fox Family, 2001, then ABC Family, 2001–2002.

Mae "Maeby" Funke, Arrested Development, Fox, 2003–2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dee, The Trial of Old Drum, Animal Planet, 2000.

Brandi Blackbear, Not Like Everyone Else, Lifetime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilot:

Mae "Maeby" Funke, Arrested Development, Fox, 2003.

Television Appearances; Special:

Presenter, Moving Image Salutes Ron Howard, Bravo, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Young Mac, "Second Sight," JAG, CBS, 1999.

Sioban Arintero, "Maple Street," Without a Trace, CBS, 2003.

Denise Stein, "Home Invasion," Boomtown, NBC, 2003.

Herself, Blow Out, Bravo, 2005.

Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2005.

Stacy Wells, "The Rapes of Graff," Veronica Mars, UPN, 2006.

Also appeared as Tara Wegman, "Good Question," Presidio Med, CBS.

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