Alia Shawkat is an actor, writer, producer and artist who spends her time in both New York and Los Angeles. Well known for her role as ‘Maeby Funke’ on Fox’s Emmy award winning “ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT,” her most recent film credits include WHIP IT, AMREEKA, and THE RUNAWAYS. Alia currently has three films to be released this year: Miguel Areta’s much anticipated CEDAR RAPIDS; THE ORANGES opposite Huge Laurie and Leighton Meester; as well as indie feature THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID co-starring Anne Heche. In recent years Shawkat has pursued her love of art, and began drawing and painting. She recently had a painting featured at a charity auction for WorldChild Project in Los Angeles.