Alison Helene Becker (born (1977-03-08)March 8, 1977) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and TV personality. She is the previous host of VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown.

Early life

Becker was born in Allamuchy Township, New Jersey.[1] She graduated high school when she was 16 years old and later went on to attend Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she graduated cum laude with a degree in English in 1999. After college graduation, she moved to New York City and began exploring the fields of theatre and comedy, creating a variety of original characters and sketch comedies.[1]


Becker is a regular player at the Upright Citizens Brigade improv theatre. She has also performed for Hopscotch: A New York Sex Comedy, Caroline's on Broadway, and other comedy clubs. She starred on Boiling Points, the MTV prank television show. She was a VJ on the music video TV channel Fuse, where she hosted F-List and some other shows. She was the host of VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown.[1] She is on the online show Mayne Street with ESPN broadcaster Kenny Mayne on ESPN.


TV series

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Amy Poehler and Alison Becker behind the scenes during filming of the Parks and Recreation episode, "The Reporter".


  • May the Best Man Win (2008)
  • Arranged (2007)
  • God-Links (2006)
  • Premium (2006)
  • Four Dead Batteries (2004)
  • Pushing Tom (2003)

See also


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