Alia Martine Shawkat (IPA[Ë?Ã¦.li.É? Ë?Ê?oÊ?Ë?kÉ?t]) (born on April 18, 1989) is an American actress. Shawkat was born in Riverside, California of Iraqi Kurdish, Irish, and Norwegian heritage. Her maternal grandfather is actor Paul Burke, who appeared as Detective Adam Flint on the TV series Naked City (1959â??1963). From 2001 to 2002, Shawkat starred as Hannah Rayburn in the television sitcom State of Grace, aired in the United States on the cable television channel Fox Family (renamed ABC Family in 2001). She was a regular cast member of the Fox Network series Arrested Development from the debut of the show in 2003 to the show's demise in 2006. She played Maeby FÃ¼nke. Shawkat also appeared in the feature films Rebound, Three Kings and the television movie The Trial of Old Drum. She has made guest appearances in the television series JAG, Without a Trace, and Veronica Mars. She appeared in a Lifetime movie original Not Like Everyone Else, based on the true story of Brandi Blackbear. ...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Alia Shawkat. You should replace/update it...
Arrested Development's Alia Shawkat & Mae Whitman Dish on Reconnecting with Their Characters & Possible Movie Plans!
Alia Shawkat Talks ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Reading the First Script, Discovering Maeby Fünke As an Adult, Shooting Episodes Simultaneously & Binge Watching