Alison Sudol Biography
Alison Sudol is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and music video director. She is known as the singer of A Fine Frenzy, and also for her role as Queenie Goldstein in the Fantastic Beasts films Fantastic Beasts and where to find Them (2016) and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018). Her music has been featured on numerous television shows and in several major motion pictures.
How old is Alison Sudol? – Age
The American singer is 36 years old as of 23rd December 2020. She was born in 1984 in Seattle, Washington, United States.
Who are Alison Sudol Parents? – Father and Mother
The American singer was born in Washington, to two dramatic arts teachers, Sondra (Fraser) West-Moore and acting coach John Sudol. She and both parents moved to Los Angeles after their divorce, when she was five.
Alison Sudol Education
The singer graduated from high school at 16, and considered herself “nerdy and quiet”. She had a passion for literature, and immersed herself in the works of C.S. Lewis, E.B. White, Lewis Carroll, Anthony Trollope, and Charles Dickens. Her band’s name, “A Fine Frenzy”, is taken from a verse in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: “The poet’s eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven”. After teaching herself to play the piano, she began putting her creative energy into writing.
Is Alison Sudol in a Relationship? – Spouse
No, the American singer is currently single. She was in a relationship with David Harbour since 2017 to 2019 but not any more.
Alison Sudol Career
The American singer in her music career, she used the moniker A Fine Frenzy, taken from the phrase “in a fine frenzy rolling”, in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act V, Scene 1.
In March 2007, She appeared at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference, opening for The stooges. Shortly after, her debut album, One cell in the Sea, was released to generally positive reviews. The first single, “Almost Lover”, peaked at number 25 on Billboard’s Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. In mid-2007, she secured another opening spot, this time for Rufus WainWright on his tour.
In March and April 2008, the American singer headlined her own tour in the US and Canada, and in April she toured France, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland. In September 2008, she was the star act on the opening night of the New Pop Festival organized by the German broadcaster SWR3.
On October 31, 2011, Sudol stated via Twitter that the band was mastering their new record. Several song titles, including “Avalanches” and “Riversong”, were confirmed during Sudol’s appearance at the Sundance Film Festival. In the March 2012 issue of Lucky magazine, Sudol revealed the third album’s title as being Pines. Previously scheduled for release in September 2012, the album’s release date was pushed back to October 9.
For Season 1 of the television series Transparent, Sudol and fellow cast member Clementine Creevy recorded a cover of Jim Croce’s song “Operator (That’s Not The Way It Feels)” under the band name Glitterish. A full version of the song was included on the Transparent soundtrack album, released in December 2014.
On November 24, 2017 the singer released “Enough Honey”, the debut single under her own name. In 2014, She focused on her acting career and starred as Kaya in the recurring cast of the first season of Amazon Video series Transparent.
The role was a singer and love interest of Jay Duplass’ character Josh. She also starred in the main cast of the television series Dig, as the archeologist Emma Wilson. Elle named Sudol one of “The 7 Most Exciting Newcomers on TV this Season” in January 2015.
In 2016, the singer co-starred in the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to find Them, the first in a series of five Harry Potter prequel films written by J.K. Rowling. She plays Queenie Goldstein, the younger sister of Tina (Katherine Waterston), alongside Newton “Newt” Scamander.
The film is set in New York sixty-five years before Harry Potter’s story starts, is based on the Hogwarts textbook of the same name, and follows the adventures of its author, “magizoologist” Newt Scamander. The film was released in November. The singer reprised the role in the film’s 2018 sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
The Songwriter has often referred to the literary influences on her music. Recently she disclosed that she is also pursuing a secondary career as a writer. In an interview, She said she is working a children’s story in the “Narnia” tradition, a fantasy featuring animals. In a later interview with Ladygunn magazine, Sudol revealed the title of her fantasy adventure book to be Three Sails and the Family Moss.
Alison Sudol Net worth
The American singer has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2021.