Alanis Nadine Morissette in a Canadian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress born on June 1, 1974 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She began her career as a teenager and recorded two dance-pop albums, Alanis (1991) and Now Is the Time (1992).
Alanis Morissette's first international album was the rock-influenced 'Jagged Little Pill', released in 1995. In 1998, she recorded the song "Uninvited" for the soundtrack to the film City of Angels. The track was never commercially released as a single. The song won in the categories of Best Rock Song and Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, and was nominated for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.
In 1998, Morissette released her fourth album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, which she wrote and produced with Glen Ballard. She was sole writer and producer of her fifth studio album, Under Rug Swept releases in Feb 2002. Morissette released the greatest hits album Alanis Morissette: The Collection in late 2005. As of November 2010, The Collection had sold 373,000 copies in the U.S., according to Soundscan.
In 1986, Morissette had her first acting in five episodes of the children's television show You Can't Do That on Television. In 1999, she appeared as God in the Kevin Smith comedy Dogma and contributed the song "Still" to its soundtrack. Morissette has appeared in eight episodes of Weeds. Her first episode aired in July 2009. In 2014, Morissette played the role of Marisa Damia, the lover of architect and designer Eileen Gray, in the film The Price of Desire, directed by Mary McGuckian.
Morissette and Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds announced their engagement in June 2004 and in Feb 2007 they had mutually decided to end their engagement.
On May 22, 2010, Morissette married rapper Mario "Souleye" Treadway in a private ceremony at their Los Angeles home. They have a son named Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway born on December 25, 2010.