Actress Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California, to Joanne Brenner , who worked at a non-profit child care agency, and Charles Terry Schermerhorn, a musician and entertainment reporter.
She grew up far from the studio spotlights.
She has directed several short films which has been recognized by.
She grew up in Maryland, where her parents ran a dress shop.
When she was 17 she joined a girl group and soon after was signed as a solo.