In the 1980s Alyssa Milano befriended Ryan White(A Boy Ostracized For Having Aids) who was a fan of her works.She went on to appear on The Phil Donahue Show alongside Milano to kiss him on the cheek to show that she could not contract the disease.

Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, liberal activist, producer, and former singer. She is known for her roles as Samantha Micelli in Who’s the Boss?, Jennifer Mancini in Melrose Place, Phoebe Haliwell in Charmed, Billie Cunningham in My Name is Earl, Savannah “Savi” Davis in Mistresses, Renata Murphy in Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later, and Coralee Armstrong in Insatiable.

Early life[edit]

Milano was born on December 19, 1972,[1] in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn,[1][2] the daughter of fashion designer and talent manager Lin Milano and film-music editor Thomas M. Milano.[1] She and her brother, Cory,[3] who is seven years her junior,[4] are of Italian ancestry.[5] She was raised Roman Catholic.[6]

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