Aly and AJ from the CW’s Hellcats Bring Heaven to Animals
Platinum recording artists, acclaimed actresses and a power sister team rock it on A Super Smiley Adventure. They just starred as sisters on Hellcats, and have collectively starred in pawsome projects like The Lovely Bones, The Guardian, Easy A, Phil of the Future and, Starfire’s favorite, Secretariat. They tour with their dog, bring him to set, rescue squirrels, and AJ is a spokesperson for a wild horse rescue. A must-listen just to hear about our “squirrel day with Super Smiley!” A power duo on stage, screen and for the animals! Aly and AJ, you go girls!
Alyson began acting at the age of five in stage productions by churches her family attended outside Seattle, Washington, and in Thousand Oaks California. She was featured in numerous musicals including "Jailhouse Rock" and "A Time to Remember". Alyson, who plays piano and guitar, also writes music and sings with her younger sister, Amanda Michalka, as the pop-music duo of Aly & AJ. The sisters are platinum selling recording artists with "Hollywood Records". When she isn't acting, Alyson enjoys drawing. Her artistic talent was recognized by Hallmark Cards. When she was in the fourth grade, she won a contest for a Christmas card in 1999, when she was 10. Lately, Alyson is interested in fashion and sewing, and has plans to design a clothing line. The Torrance, California, native has two dogs, Saint and Bandit, and lives with her parents and sister in Los Angeles, California.
Amanda began seriously studying acting at the age of 9, landing a lead role in a church musical, "Jailhouse Rock", then later booked a national commercial on her very first audition. She has been consistently working ever since, appearing on television shows on CBS, FOX, HBO, ABC, WB and NBC. Prior to becoming an actress, Amanda worked as a professional model appearing on magazine covers, store posters and other merchandising ads for National corporations. Amanda is an accomplished musician, singer and published songwriter. She is proficient at both the piano and the guitar. She is currently recording her first CD with her sister Aly (Aly Michalka) as Aly & AJ. This CD will be a compilation of their original guitar-driven songs, and will soon be released into the mainstream market. Amanda's hobbies are dance, cooking, horseback riding, mountain biking, reading and hanging out with her puppy, Willow, and family. Her dog Saint died on June 16, 2007