Actress Alyssa Milano has spent almost her entire life in the public eye. A famous child actor, Milano has continued to work throughout her adulthood in both television and film.
Milano has a history of starring in long-running successful television series. She starred on the hit WB series “Charmed” for nine years. The series’ debut was the highest-rated premiere in the network’s history. She also starred on the Fox series “Melrose Place.” She began her career on ABC’s “Who’s the Boss,” which aired for eight years. Milano was seen in a recurring role on the NBC comedy “My Name Is Earl,” and in the ABC comedy “Romantically Challenged.” She also starred in and produced the 2008 Lifetime Original Movie “Wisegal.”
Milano’s film credits include “Hugo Pool,” co-starring Sean Penn and Robert Downey Jr., “Fear” and “Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star.“ She also provided a lead voice for the Disney sequel to the animated favorite “Lady and the Tramp” and will soon be seen in the film “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend,” which she both stars in and produced.
Her latest role, however, is outside the world of Hollywood, as a philanthropist. Because of all her charitable work on behalf of children, Milano was invited by UNICEF in 2003 to become a National Ambassador. She is currently working with UNICEF to educate American youth about the issues crucial to the country’s evolution.
Milano was recently named founding ambassador for The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control (GNNTDC), an alliance of international partnerships based at the Sabin Vaccine Institute in Washington, D.C., and formalized by the Clinton Global Initiative to lead the global effort to treat, control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the world’s poorest countries.
Milano also has her own clothing and jewelry line, TOUCH by Alyssa Milano, which she launched in Spring 2007. An avid baseball fan, Milano partnered with G-III Apparel Group and Major League Baseball (MLB) to design and distribute a line of ladies’ MLB apparel.
In her recently released book “Safe at Home: Confessions of a Baseball Fanatic” (William Morrow), Milano writes about her passion for baseball and how her love for the game has helped shape who she is.
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