Alison Sweeney is an American actress. She has been acting since the 1980s where she debuted in an episode of the TV series Simon & Simon. Her first starring role on the small screen was as Adrienne Johnson in the soap opera Days of Our Lives. From 1993 to 2015, she portrayed another role on the show — as Samantha Brady. She also stars as Colleen Brady. At the same time, she had recurring roles on other TV shows, including Family Man and Brand New Life. As a movie actress, she made her debut in 1990’s The End of Innocence. From 2007 to 2015, Sweeney hosted the television program The Biggest Loser.