Alison LaPlaca is an American actress, voiceover artist, and producer who is known for her on-screen roles in shows and movies such as Linda Phillips in Duet and Open House, Dr. Elizabeth Newberry in Stat, Claudia in Madhouse, Catherine Merrick in The John Larroquette Show, Joanna in Friends, Mrs. Nolston in Grey’s Anatomy, Rita Patterson in Desperate Housewives, Diane in Voyage of the Rock Aliens, Beth in ‘Til Death, and Louanne in Mom.

Sun Sign



Los Angeles, California, United States


Alison LaPlaca is represented by Marshak/Mills, Artist Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Boyfriend / Spouse

Alison LaPlaca has dated –

  1. Philip Charles MacKenzie (1992-Present) – She married actor and director Philip Charles MacKenzie in the year 1992. The duo has also co-starred in the sitcom Open House.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Pierced ears
  • Deep-set eyes

Alison LaPlaca Facts

  1. She has performed at a circus show called Circus Fantastic at Marriott’s Great America.
  2. Previously, she used to work as a cocktail waitress at Chicago’s Palmer House on Michigan Ave.
  3. Alison LaPlaca played the role of Diane in the 1984 film, Voyage of the Rock Aliens.
  4. She was cast as Linda Phillips, the former studio executive, in the Fox comedy sitcom, Open House, from 1989 to 1990.
  5. As a voiceover artist, she made her TV show debut in the superhero animated series, Batman: The Animated Series, in October 1994.
  6. In 1997, Alison LaPlaca appeared as Joanna, Rachel’s boss, in the popular television sitcom, Friends.
  7. She played the character named Louanne in an episode titled Forged Resumes and the Recommended Dosage of the television comedy-drama show, Mom, in November 2014.
  8. During her leisure time, she enjoys playing classical piano.

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Facts of Alison Jo La Placa

  • Gender Female
  • full nameAlison Jo La Placa
  • nicknamesAlison
  • birthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States
  • Date of Birth December 16, 1959
  • Age 61 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$800 Thousand
  • professionActress, Voiceover Artist, Producer
  • weight60 kg or 132 lbs
  • height5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorGreen
  • body type / buildSlim
  • high schoolStevenson High School
  • collegeIllinois Wesleyan University

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