Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: November 27, 1985
*father – Estonian, one eighth Swedish
*mother – Ukrainian, Polish
Alison Pill is a Canadian actress. Her roles include the films Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999), Perfect Pie, Pieces of April, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Dan in Real Life, Milk (2008), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Midnight in Paris, Goon, and its sequel; To Rome with Love, Cooties, Hail, Caesar!, Miss Sloane, Ideal Home, Vice (2018), and All My Puny Sorrows, and television’s A Holiday Romance, The Other Me, Midwives, An Unexpected Love, The Book of Daniel, In Treatment, The Pillars of the Earth, The Newsroom, The Family (2016), American Horror Story, Star Trek: Picard, Devs, Them, and Hello Tomorrow!
Her father is from Estonia. Alison is married to American actor and filmmaker Joshua Leonard, with whom she has a daughter.
Alison’s paternal grandfather was Kaljo Pill (the son of Jaan Pill and Helmi Pauline Kruus). Jaan was born in Tartu, the son of Kaarel Pil/Pill and Anna Marie Kuslap. Helmi was born in Kuressaare, the daughter of August Oskar Kruus and Rosalie Marie Alwine Hawik.
Alison’s paternal grandmother was Constancia/Tanni Grünthal (the daughter of Timofei/Timotheus Grünthal and Vera Poska). Timofei was born in Rässa Saunametsa, the son of Ivan/Jaan Grünthal-Ridala and Kristina/Riste Ausmees. Vera was born in Tallinn, the daughter of Jaan Poska and Constance Ernestina Ekström; Constance was of Swedish ancestry.
Alison’s maternal grandfather was Stephen Theodore Topolie/Toplonicki (the son of Wasyl/William John Topolie/Topolnickij and Jessie Olesia Cycyj). Stephen was born in Manitoba, to Ukrainian parents.
Alison’s maternal grandmother was Stella U. Fillar (the daughter of Anthony “Tony” Filar and Anna Kleja Luberda). Stella’s parents were Polish.
Source: Genealogy of Alison Pill (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com