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Natasha Lyonne

Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress. As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency then, at the age of six, was cast as a role in Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Natasha remained busy with appearances in almost 30 films over the next 10 years, including some starring roles in independent films. Lyonne is perhaps ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Yoga Hosers (filming)
 2015 Fresno (post-production)
 2014 Beetlejuice 2 (Short)
 2014 The Quitter
 2014 Old Soul (TV Movie)
 2013 As Da Art World Might Turn (TV Series)
- Not Together (2013) ... Zemora
- Katonya's Commission (2013) ... Zemora
 2013 7E
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Mrs. Barbato
- Comic Con-Air (2013) ... Mrs. Barbato
 2012 Weeds (TV Series)
- It's Time, Part 1 (2012) ... Tiffany
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Gia Eskas
- Educated Guess (2011) ... Gia Eskas
 2011 New Girl (TV Series)
- Wedding (2011) ... Gretchen
 2010 Heterosexuals
 2010 Jelly
Mona Hammel
 2009/II Outrage: Born in Terror
 2009 Running Away with Blackie (Short)
Motel Clerk
 2009 Loving Leah (TV Movie)
 2008 Goyband
 2008 Tricks of Love
 2007 The Knights of Prosperity (TV Series)
Female Co-Star
- Operation: Rent Money (2007) ... Female Co-Star
 2005 Robots
Loretta Geargrinder (voice)
 2005 Crazy for Love
 2004 Madhouse
 2004 America Brown
 2003 Die, Mommie, Die!
Edith Sussman
 2003 Old School (TV Movie)
 2002 Comic Book Villains (Video)
 2002 Grounded for Life (TV Series)
- Relax! (2002) ... Gretchen
 2001 The Grey Zone
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series)
Bethany Daniels
- If a Tree Falls... (2001) ... Bethany Daniels
 2001 Fast Sofa
Tamara Jenson
 2001/I Plan B
 2000 Will & Grace (TV Series)
- Girl Trouble (2000) ... Gillian
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Jeanne (segment "1972")
 1999 Rat Girl (Short)
 1999 The Auteur Theory
Rosemary Olson - Finalist
 1998 Modern Vampires (TV Movie)
 1990 A Man Called Sarge
Arab Girl (as Natasha Leon)
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series)
- Party! (1986) ... Opal
- The Gang's All Here (1986) ... Opal
- Ants in Your Pants (1986) ... Opal
- Beauty Makeover (1986) ... Opal
- Luau for Two (1986) ... Opal
 1986 Heartburn
Rachel's Niece (uncredited)
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Natasha Leon


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I would have done well as a gypsy child, I think. A circus baby. I coulda played a great street urchin or ragamuffin. Or just been one. I certainly liked entertaining people and making jokes, but I don't know necessarily if that's what your child is prone to that you should necessarily put them in a real working industry at six years old. By the time I was 16, I was already an exhausted cynic. See more »


After dropping out of NYU's Tisch School at age 17, she says she bought her own apartment a penthouse with wraparound terrace in Manhattan's Gramercy Park area, using two semesters of tuition to make the down payment. See more »

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