Witt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Diane Pietro , a high school teacher, and Robert Witt, a photographer and science teacher. A classically-trained pianist for the past five years, she has been performing her original piano-driven rock all across the world, and has opened for Ben Folds Five, Jimmy Webb and John Fullbright. Her self-titled first EP was released on iTunes in and her Kickstarter-funded first full length album, "Live at Rockwood", which was recorded at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC, was released following a self-booked national tour in In , Witt appeared in the critically-acclaimed Fun , which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, directed by Rafal Zielinski , depicts a tale of two disturbed young girls whose quest for fun leads them to murder.
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Since making her film debut in 's Dune, Alicia Witt has matured into one of the more steadily employed young actresses in Hollywood. Talking by age two and reading by the age of four, she made her film debut in Dune at the age of nine and earned her high school GED when she was In , Witt earned Sundance credibility with her turn as a murderous teen in Fun and the following year was introduced to a wider audience with her role as Cybill Shepard's daughter on Cybill. A variety of roles followed in films ranging from the desultory 's Four Rooms to the delightful Alexander Payne's satire Citizen Ruth. Holland's Opus.
Alicia Roanne Witt born August 21,  is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and pianist. She first came to fame as a child actress after being discovered by David Lynch , who cast her as Alia Atreides in his film Dune and in a guest role in his television series Twin Peaks Witt had a critically acclaimed role as a disturbed teenager in Fun and appeared as a music student in Mr. Holland's Opus and as a terrorized college student in the horror film Urban Legend In addition to acting, Witt has been described as a musical prodigy ,  as an accomplished pianist, singer, and songwriter. She released her self-titled debut album in She has a brother, Ian.