"Alanis Nadine Morissette" (born June 1 1974) is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian/American singer-songwriter and occasional actress. Her international debut album, ''Jagged Little Pill'', (1995) sold 30 million copies. Three more studio albums followed – ''Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie'' (1998), ''Under Rug Swept'' (2002), ''So-Called Chaos'' (2004), ''Jagged Little Pill Acoustic'' (2005) and '' The Collection'' (2005)
Alanis Morissette was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Alan and Georgia Morissette. The couple brought their three children (Alanis, her twin brother Wade and their older brother Chad) up as Roman Catholic, but Alanis later chose to convert to Buddhism. From 1977 to 1980, the family lived in Lahr (Black Forest), Germany.
Morissette attended Glebe Collegiate Institute in Ottawa during her high school years.
At the age of 9, she wrote her first song. With the money saved from her stint on the children's television show ''You Can't Do That On Television,'' Morissette released an indie single ''Fate Stay With Me'' with the B-side ''Find The Right Man''. She appeared onstage with the Orpheus Musical Theatre Society.
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