Those who are ardent fans of “Days of Our Lives” soap opera would know of Alison Sweeney in her role as Samantha Brady. Alison has also gained popularity on the hit weight-loss show called “The Biggest Loser” where she appears as the host. Alison who celebrated her birthday this past Monday has been in TV land since she was just five years old. Her debut came in the form of an ad for Kodak film. She then moved on to star in several TV shows such as “Tales from the Darkside” as well as the comedy “Family Man.” Growing up, Alison struggled with weight issues especially being more heavier than kids her age and she has spoken and written extensively about the subject.She was a regular on quite a few reality shows including “Fear Factor”, “Friends” and “Las Vegas” to name a few. She has also been a regular fixture on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon where she served as a co host for three years.Alison, who is the mother of two children a boy and a girl is the wife of a LA police patrolman. She is also an author and has written a book entitled “All the Days of My Life (So Far)” and since having her kids, has also penned the informative “The Mommy Diet” where she shares her dramatic weight loss after having her second child.