Alicia Silverstone is an American actress. She made her film debut in the erotic thriller The Crush (1993), earning the 1994 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, and gained further prominence at the age of 16 as a teen idol when she appeared in the music video for Aerosmith's "Cryin'". Silverstone went on to star as Cher Horowitz in the teen comedy film Clueless (1995), which earned her a multi-million dollar deal with Columbia Pictures. She then starred in the direct-to-video release True Crime (1996), and in the big-budget superhero film Batman & Robin (1997), playing Batgirl.Silverstone received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role in the short-lived NBC series Miss Match (2003). She has continued to act in film and television and on stage. Since 2020, Silverstone has starred in the Netflix comedy-drama series The Baby-Sitters Club, based on the children's novel series of the same name, as Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, for which she received a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Performance in a Children’s Program.A vegan, Silverstone has endorsed PETA activities and has published two cookbooks: The Kind Diet (2009) and The Kind Mama (2014).