Cast Members

Alison Brie as Trudy Campbell

Mad Men Season 5 Episode 4

Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, CA and grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of South Pasadena. Interested in acting at an early age, she began her career performing in community theatre shows at the Jewish Community Center in Los Feliz. Her very first role was "Toto" in The Wizard of Oz.

After graduating from South Pasadena High School, she attended California Institute of the Arts where she received her BFA in Acting. While there, she was one of the original cast members in the world premiere of The Peach Blossom Fan, performed as the inaugural theater production at Disney's Redcat Theatre in Downtown LA. During that time Alison also studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland.

Since graduating she has continued to work in all media including film, television, and theatre. She has performed in the Blank Theatre company's Young Playwright's festival and in shows at the Odyssey, Write-Act, and Rubicon Theaters, receiving an Indy Award for her haunting performance as Ophelia in the Rubicon's production of Hamlet. She had performed guest spots for Comedy Central and Disney's Hannah Montana as well as leading roles in some independent films before landing her recurring role as "Trudy Campbell" on AMC's Mad Men. Since then she has continued to work in film and TV, most recently starring opposite Haley Joel Osment and Olympia Dukakis in the film Montana Amazon. She currently lives in South Pasadena.

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