Mar. 25th, 1989
Torrance, California, USA
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Alyson Renae "Aly" Michalka (born March 25, 1989) is an American actress and recording artist. Michalka gained fame for playing the role of Keely Teslow in the Disney Channel original series Phil of the Future. She is also known for her roles as Marti Perkins in the CW television drama Hellcats, Taylor Callum in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles, and Rhiannon Abernathy in the Golden Globe-nominated teen film Easy A. She is also known as one half of the musical duo 78violet (formerly Aly & AJ) with her sister AJ Michalka. Aly has modeled for OP (Ocean Pacific) and Penumbra. She has also done fashion shoots for Maxim, OK! and Zooey.
Michalka began acting at the age of five in stage productions by churches her family attended outside Seattle, Washington, and in Thousand Oaks California. She was featured in numerous musicals including Jailhouse Rock and A Time to Remember.
Michalka, who plays piano and guitar, also writes music and sings with her younger sister Amanda in the pop-music duo Aly & AJ. The sisters are platinum selling recording artists with Hollywood Records.
When she isn't acting, Michalka enjoys drawing. Her artistic talent was recognized by Hallmark Cards. When she was in the fourth grade, she won a contest for a Christmas card in 1999, when she was 10.
Lately, Michalka is interested in fashion and sewing, and has plans to design a clothing line. The Torrance, California, native has two dogs, Saint and Bandit, and lives with her parents and sister in Los Angeles, California. She is a Christian and practices the faith.
In 2012, Michalka began dating independent film producer, Stephen Ringer, whom she met on the set of her film, Sequoia. The couple got engaged at Big Sur, California in July 2014. A wedding is planned for late 2015. She was raised a Christian and continues to practice the faith.
- Is of German descent.
- Her favorite foods are Sushi, Tacos, Candy (especially Ring Pops and Pop Rocks), Pasta, and Jamba Juice drinks.
- Her favorite movies are _Willow (1988)_ (qv), _Uptown Girls (2003)_ (qv), _Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)_ (qv), and _The School of Rock (2003)_ (qv).
- Her mother was a cheerleader for the NFL's Oakland Raiders.
- Younger sister 'Amanda Michalka' (qv), known as AJ, is also an actress. The two sisters wrote and recorded their first album for Hollywood/Universal Records as Aly & AJ, which was released in early 2005.
- She has a dog, Bandit, and a puppy, Roadie.
- Her parents are Carrie and Mark Michalka.