Los Angeles, CA
Born in Huntington Beach, CA, Ali Hillis caught the theatre bug at the age of 10,after moving to Sheboygan Falls, WI, where she debuted her natural stagetalent playing the role of Annie. She then moved to Charlotte NC, where herlove for performing blossomed.
Ali earned her Actor's Equity Card at 14. Some of her starring AEA stage roleshave included Chava in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Juliet in ROMEO & JULIET, Mariain WEST SIDE STORY, Sarah Brown in GUYS-N-DOLLS, Daisy in BILOXI BLUES, Antoniain MAN OF LA MANCHA, and Sophie in AN ARTIST DESCENDING A STAIRCASE.After graduating from high school, she received full vocal music and actingscholarship offers from 7 universities. She decided on East Carolina Universitywhere she studied under Sanford Meisner teaching protégé, Don Beihn.Graduates include Sandra Bullock, Kevin Williamson, among others.
Ali took her college and professional regional stage experience to New York Citywhere she further honed her craft in leading roles off-Broadway and in variousfestival winning independent films; culminating with a guest-starring role on LAW& ORDER which gave her the confidence to move cross-country to Los Angeles.The transition proved a successful one as she soon began garnering gueststarring and recurring roles in numerous television comedies and dramas.
Soon after, she stumbled into the world of animation, video games, and anime,finding fast friends in a new world of controllable characters. Ali's roles inpopular television series like FAMILY GUY and THE REGULAR SHOW showcase hervocal talent and quick wit, while voicing video game characters Dr. Liara T'Soniin MASS EFFECT, Lightning in FINAL FANTASY XIII and numerous others haveearned her new fans across the globe.
When Ali isn't busy on set, or in the recording studio, she and her husband dedicate their time to rescuing, spay/neutering, rehabilitating, and homing allbreeds, ages, and conditions of dogs from LA's streets and animal shelters. Alicurrently lives in Los Angeles with her family & 4 rescue dogs!!
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- EXP Con 2019 - October 11-13, 2019 in St. Augustine, FL 2018
- EXP Con 2018 - November 9-11, 2018 in St. Augustine, FL
- MegaCon Tampa Bay 2018 - September 21-23, 2018 in Tampa, FL 2017
- Anime Weekend Atlanta 2017 - September 28 - October 1, 2017 in Atlanta, GA
- SacAnime 2017 - September 1-3, 2017 in Sacramento, CA
- Lvl Up Expo 2017 - May 12-14, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV
- Fan Expo Dallas 2017 - March 31 - April 2, 2017 in Dallas, TX 2016
- SacAnime Gives Back! 2016 - May 15, 2016 in McClellan Park, CA
YourMiniCon - Wisconsin 2016 - February 6-7, 2016 in Madison, WIConvention Cancelled
- Bak-Anime 2016 - February 6-7, 2016 in Bakersfield, CA 2015
- MCM London Comic Con 2015 - May 22-24, 2015 in London, UK 2013
- Anime Festival Orlando 2013 - August 16-18, 2013 in Orlando, FL 2012
- London MCM Expo 2012 - October 26-28, 2012 in London, UK
London MCM Expo 2012 - May 25-27, 2012 in London, UKCancelled Appearance
- SacAnime 2012 - January 13-15, 2012 in Sacramento, CA 2011
- EXP Con 2011 - October 21-23, 2011 in St. Augustine, FL 2010
- EXP Con 2010 - October 8-10, 2010 in St. Augustine, FL
- Sac-Anime 2010 - September 3-5, 2010 in Sacramento, CA
16 confirmed guest appearances
View Ali Hillis on FanCons.com for 7 additional guest appearances