Alia Martine Shawkat (born April 18, 1989) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Maeby Fünke in the Fox television series Arrested Development.
Shawkat was born in Riverside, California to Dina (née Burke) and actor Tony Shawkat. She grew up in nearby Palm Springs. She has two brothers.
Her maternal grandfather is actor Paul Burke. She is of Kurdish descent on her father's side and Irish and Norwegian descent on her mother's side.
She dated Jack Antonoff from 2007 to 2010. When she is not working (acting), she likes to pai Read his whole biography