- Also Known As:
- Curly Sue
- Date of Birth:
- June 20, 1981
- 5' 0"
Alisan Porter (born in Worcester, Massachusetts on June 20, 1981) is an American former child actress, singer, CEO of The Lil’ Mamas, dancer, and singer. Alisan has been singing and performing since the age of three and she became the youngest participant ever to win Star Search. In 1991 she took on the role that she is best known for, Curly Sue in the film, Curly Sue. In high school Alisan continued acting and when she turned 18, she moved to New York to audition for Broadway shows. She was soon cast as Urleen in Footloose. In March 2005, Alisan announced the birth of her band, The Alisan Porter Project. And during 2006, she performed in the 2006 revival of A Chorus Line as Bebe Bensonheimer in New York City. In 2012, Alisan founded a website for moms called http://www.thelilmamas.com. Alisan came back into the spotlight on February 29, 2016, when she appeared on The Voice, in which she sang “Blue Bayou” and got all four chairs turned.
Best Known For:
Alisan Porter is best known for appearing on the reality TV show, The Voice in 2016. She is also well known for her role as Curly Sue in the movie Curly Sue.
Alisan Porter grew up in a Jewish family. She married her longtime boyfriend, Brian Autenrieth, in 2012 and the couple currently resides in Los Angeles, California where she has been focusing on her music career. Alisan and Brian have two children together: son Mason Blaise (born July 17, 2012) and daughter Aria Sage (born May 8, 2014).