She was also seen naked screen in such films as Embrace of the Vampire (1994), Deadly Sins (1995) and Poison Ivy II (1996), and in an episode of “The Outer Limits” (1995).Her efforts were blossomed as renowned men’s magazine FHM voted Milano No. Milano was cast alongside relative newcomers Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon in the surprise hit Fear (1996), appeared in the Ben Affleck and Sam Rockwell vehicle Glory Daze (1996) and starred as Denise Harris in a TV film about a couple combating for their lives while abandoned in Alaska in To Brave Alaska (1996).As a child, she was dragged by her aspiring dancer-babysitter to an open audition for the first national tour of the Broadway play “Annie.” By the time she was 7, Alyssa was obsessed to become an actress.
“I’ve dated the sweet mama’s boy, the musician rocker, the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.” Alyssa Milano Conan In a working class neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, Alyssa Jayne Milano was born on December 19, 1972. Milano (born in 1947), a film music editor, and Lin Milano (born in 1948), a fashion designer, and has one brother named Cory Milano, who is 10 years her junior.
Of Italian-American heritage, Alyssa, who carried the nicknames Lyssa and Conan, attended The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, CA, and Bel Air Preparatory School in Los Angeles, California.
In addition to a successful onscreen career, the 1-800-Collect girl has also created a solid music career in Japan.
So far, Milano has released 5 albums, Alyssa, Look In My Heart (both in 1989), Best In The World (1990), Locked In a Dream (1991) and Do You See Me (1992). Off screen, the spokesperson for Candie’s perfume Milano was one of FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women” (in 20), Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women in the World” (2002), and once ranked #28 of VH1’s “The 100 Greatest Child Actors of All Time.” Milano, who has dogs named Ripley, Stella, and Hugo, is a vegan and an active supporter of PETA.
The TV star gathered even more popularity in the following year when she was recruited as one of the three witches on the WB hit Charmed (1997- ), costarring Shannen Doherty (replaced by Rose Mc Gowan in 2001) and Holly Marie Combs.
Portraying Phoebe Halliwell, one of a trio of twentysomething sisters that learn their family tradition of witchcraft, Milano cemented her position as a successful adult star.Aside from her acting career, Milano is also an accomplished singer and recording artist, although not in her home country of America.She has launched five albums titled Alyssa, Look In My Heart (both in 1989), Best In The World (1990), Locked In a Dream (1991) and Do You See Me (1992) in Japan, which all went platinum.Milano made her film acting debut at age 12 as Diane in Marisa Silver’s Old Enough and won notice for her role as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s daughter in the feature Commando (1985).However, it was the popular sitcom Who’s the Boss that made Milano a star.With a lack of victory in film, Milano returned to TV series, joining the cast of the primetime Aaron Spelling soap “Melrose Place” on FOX for the 1997-1998 season.