Date of Birth : Apr 18th 1989
American actress. She is best known for her role as Maeby Fünke in the Fox Network series Arrested Development. Alia Shawkat made her film debut in the feature film Three Kings alongside George Clooney, playing Amir’s daughter. 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 starred opposite Mae Whitman, who later appeared with Shawkat on Arrested Development. As Maeby Fünke, she was a regular cast member of the Fox Network series Arrested Development for the entire run of the show (2003–2006). On the Season 1 DVD, Alia remarks that her first kiss was an on-screen moment with Michael Cera, who played her cousin George Michael Bluth.
Shawkat has appeared in feature films. Her most recent role was playing an Arab-American teen in Cherien Dabis’s film Amreeka. She has also appeared in Rebound, Three Kings, Deck the Halls, and Whip It.