Alicia Roanne Witt (born August 21, 1975) is an American film, stage, and television actress, as well as a singer-songwriter and pianist. Witt first came to fame as a child actress after being discovered by David Lynch, who cast her as Alia Atreides in his film Dune (1984); she also appeared in a guest role in Lynch's subsequent television series Twin Peaks (1990).Witt later had roles as a disturbed teenager in Fun (1994), as a music student in Mr. Holland's Opus (1995), and as a college coed in the horror film Urban Legend (1998). She later appeared in Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky (2001), Last Holiday (2006), and the thriller 88 Minutes (2007). Witt has also made television appearances in Friday Night Lights, Justified, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In addition to acting, Witt is also a musical prodigy and accomplished pianist. In 2009, she released her self-titled debut EP.