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Alison Sweeney

For Alison Sweeney, anything is possible. Shes a successful actress, TV host, producer, director and author who constantly inspires others with her balance of career with her focus on family, health and wellness. Sweeney is currently busy filming and producing TV movies for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. On September 26, Hallmark Channel will premiere her highly anticipated project LOVE ON THE AIR, for which she is both star and executive producer. Later this year, she will star and serve as co-executive producer of the second movie from the MURDER SHE BAKED franchise, premiering November 22 (9 pm ET/PT) on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Her first movie from the franchise, MURDER, SHE BAKED: A CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE MYSTERY, was the highest rated movie in the channels history. No stranger to the camera, Sweeney began her acting at age 4 and at age 16, she joined the cast of DAYS OF OUR LIVES. In addition to her 21+ year career as Sami Brady, for which she earned an Emmy nomination for Best Lead Actress, Sweeney also hosted 13 seasons of NBCs inspirational series THE BIGGEST LOSER, hosted numerous live television specials and made many guest starring appearances on popular television series. She is also an accomplished author and brings her Hollywood insiders knowledge and keen sense of romance and fun to her novels. Her latest novel, OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS, will be released in April 2016 and is from the perspective of a fledgling makeup artist. Her previous novels include SCARED SCRIPTLESS, with a script supervisor as the lead, and THE STAR ATTRACTION, based on the story of a publicist. New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult described Sweeneys book as Great fun for any reader who secretly sneaks peeks at People magazine in the checkout line at the grocery store, and wonders, What if ? In addition to her fiction writing, Sweeney previously released two non-fiction books, the first of which was ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE (SO FAR) in 2004. In 2010, she released, THE MOMMY DIET, where she revealed the diet of nutrition, fitness and self-care that women can follow to look and feel fantastic before and during pregnancy, and after giving birth. Sweeney, who has graced most womens magazine covers including Good Housekeeping, Self, Shape, Prevention, Health and Redbook, for which she also contributes a monthly column. She also regularly appears in weekly magazines and on daytime talk shows to promote her projects and her philanthropic work as an Ambassador for Stand Up To Cancer, the Fitness Ambassador for City of Hope and a member of the Entertainment Council for Feeding America.She resides in Los Angeles with her husband Dave, a California Highway Patrol officer, and their 10-year-old son Ben and 6-year-old daughter Megan.For more information on Sweeneys tips for health, wellness, fashion and personal anecdotes, follow her on Twitter at @Ali_Sweeney.