Allison Dunbar biography: who is Ron Perlman’s girlfriend?

Allison Dunbar biography: who is Ron Perlman’s girlfriend?

Allison Dunbar is an American actress, known for her roles in StartUp (2016), Quick Draw (2013) and 2 Broke Girls (2011). The Hollywood celebrity recently made headlines because of her relationship with American television, film, stage, and voice actor Ron Perlman. What else do we know about Allison?

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Actress Allison Dunbar attends the Groundlings 40th Anniversary Gala at Hyde Lounge on June 1, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images
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Here are all the details about the actress' career and all the juicy details about the Ron Perlman Allison Dunbar relationship.

Profile summary

  • Birthplace: Delaware, USA
  • Allison Dunbar birthday: Unknown
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Occupation: Acting
  • Height: 5 feet, 7.5 inches
  • Weight: 60 kgs
  • Hair colour: Blonde
  • Eye colour: Blue

Allison Dunbar's background

The actress was born to Wendy and Timothy Barron. Her mother, Wendy, retired as Dean of Villanova University School of Law while her father was a Deputy Attorney General in Delaware.

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She also has a brother, Christopher Barron, who lives in Annandale, Virginia with his wife Tracy and their kids.

Norman Barron, her father's twin brother, was a reputable attorney in Delaware who served as Chief Deputy Attorney General for the state. Allison was close to her uncle, who passed away from cancer in 2018.

Allison was raised in Delaware but moved to New York when she was 18 to pursue an acting career.

How old is Allison Dunbar
Alison Dunbar during HBO Premiere of "The Sopranos" Season 5 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, New York, United States. Photo: M. Von Holden/FilmMagic
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How old is Allison Dunbar?

Allison Dunbar age is difficult to pin down, as different sites give different information. However recent reports from MailOnline cite that she is 47 years old as of 2020. According to an old Instagram post, she appears to be a Leo.


Actress Allison Dunbar completed her high school education at St. Mark in Milltown, Delaware.

She then graduated from Fordham University in New York City with a degree in Theater and Psychology.

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Ever since she was a child, Allison was drawn to acting. She was dedicated to auditioning, improving her skills, and performing in open-air productions in her hometown.

After she graduated from high school, she set her sights on New York City. She was accepted to several colleges, but Fordham University at Lincoln Center was the only one in New York City, so that is where she moved to when she was 18 years old.

While there, she performed in the city's theaters, such as The Majestic, The Judith Anderson, and The John Houseman Theater.

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Actress Alison Dunbar poses with M+M's at the The M&M's Brand City party on March 11, 2004 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
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After struggling to find better work in Hollywood, her dream came true when she was selected to join the crew of The Groundlings, one of the most famous comedy improv troupes in the country.

Dunbar debuted her acting career in 1994 when she appeared in the show Law and Order. Since then, she has been known for multiple films and TV shows, such as Body Shots, The Sopranos, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Quickdraw.

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The actress has also made occasional appearances in other productions, including Two Broke Girls and Modern Family, among many others.

Allison Dunbar movies and TV shows

Allison Dunbar hot actress has appeared in the following:

  • The Last Saturday Night (filming) - Ana (2020-2021)
  • 2020 - Film Fest - Kim Lincoln
  • 2020 - The Opening Act - Helga
  • 2020 - Tacoma FD - Hannah Barbioso
  • 2020 - Browse - Rachel / Candy
  • 2020 - The F**k-It List - Leslie Willem
  • 2019 - Yellowstone - Veronique
  • 2019 - The Donors - Lynda
  • 2019 - Single Parents - Charlene
  • 2019 - Flashout - Karen
  • 2018 - StartUp - Kelly
  • 2015-2018 - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Stacy Whitefeather
  • 2017 - Nobodies - HBO Rep
  • 2017 - Famous in Love - Adriana
  • 2016 - Mike Tyson Mysteries - Reporter
  • 2016 - Modern Family - Abigail
  • 2016 - Angie Tribeca - Julie Gaffney
  • 2014 - The Mentalist - Judy Lomax
  • 2013-2014 - Quick Draw - Honey / Honey Shaw

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Actress Allison Dunbar
Allison Dunbar on Modern Family. Photo: Ron Batzdorff/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images
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  • 2012 - 2 Broke Girls - Susan
  • 2011 - Hazelnut - Georgina
  • 2011 - Rizzoli & Isles - Kim Marks
  • 2011 - A Guy Walks Into a Bar - Woman
  • 2010 - Sheltered - Susan
  • 2010 - Castle - Sandra Meyers
  • 2008 - Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance - Ben's Date
  • 2008 - The Middleman - Doris Schon
  • 2008 - 10 Items or Less - Miriam
  • 2007 - The Gene Generation - Christian's Wife
  • 2007 - The Anna Nicole Smith Story - Cassie
  • 2007 - Fetch - Susan (voice)
  • 2004-2007 - The Sopranos - Nicole Lupertazzi
  • 2007 - Shark - Maria Correlli
  • 2006 - Cold Case - Alison Huxley (1979)
  • 2006 - Bones - Brianna Lynch
  • 2005 - Criminal Minds - Allison Crawford
  • 2005 - Barbershop - Missy Starlight
  • 2005 - The Inside - Paige Fuller
  • 2005 - Drake & Josh
  • 2005 - Dr. Vegas - Giselle
  • 2004 - Arc - Kathy Prentiss
  • 2001 - Falcon Down - Connie Eldridge
  • 2000-2001 - Strip Mall - Hedda Hummer
  • 2001 - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Rachel Carson
  • 2000 - Daybreak - Reporter
  • 2000 - Time of Her Time
  • 2000 - The Convent - Davina
  • 1999 - Body Shots - Girl #3
  • 1998 - Diagnosis Murder - Spring Dano
  • 1997 - Pacific Blue - Jillian Ashford
  • 1997 - Mike Hammer, Private Eye - Sharon Diamond
  • 1997 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - Woman
  • 1997 - Renegade - Karen
  • 1997 - Silk Stalkings - Patti Prescott / SweetPea
  • 1997 - Cybill - Woman #1
  • 1996 - Wings - Bartender
  • 1994 - Law & Order - Allison Marissa Hall

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Other ventures

Dunbar is also a burlesque dancer who created the burlesque show Smokeshow. She dances at Santa Monica's Harvelles when she's not acting.

Allison Dunbar's love life

The actress's ex-husband is Boston Bruins defenseman, Sean O'Donnell. The two met while he was playing for the Los Angeles Kings and got married in June 2001. However, their marriage was short-lived, as they separated in 2004. O'Donnell later married Laura Marie Buka on July 11, 2009.

The Allison Dunbar Ron Perlman relationship

The actress is now in a relationship with her StartUp co-star Ron Perlman. Allison and Ron have been dating since May 2019.

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Allison Dunbar, Ron Perlman and Reina Hardesty attend the screening of the Crackle Sony Pictures TV Series "The Oath". Photo: Gladys Vega/Getty Images
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On Oct. 30, Perlman filed paperwork requesting "bifurcation" of his divorce, which means that both he and his ex-wife would get a "single" status for now, and take care of their divorce drama at a later time. The actor did this because he wants to get married to Allison Dunbar.

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He said,

"I believe terminating the marriage as soon as legally possible would be in our best interests in that it would reduce the emotional strain and pressure I have personally observed in both [Opal Stone Perlman] and myself, and it would allow me to move forward with my life,"

What you need to know about Ron Perlman

Ron was born in 1950 and raised in New York. He began his career as a stage actor, appearing in productions such as Guys and Dolls.

He eventually made the transition to feature films in the early '80s, making his debut in a movie called Quest for Fire.

In addition to his television and movie work, Perlman has lent his talents as a voiceover actor to many different productions, including video games, commercials, and fantasy animated series.

A few of the bigger films that Perlman has acted in include Alien Resurrection, Price of Glory, Blood and Roses, Star Trek: Nemesis, Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army.

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Ron married Opal Perlman in 1981, and the two welcomed two children – Blake Amanda Perlman in 1984 and Brandon Avery Perlman in 1990.

Allison Perlman is an incredibly talented actress and entertainer. This aside, she is also gaining attention because of her relationship with Ron Perlman.

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