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Natasha Lyonne


Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress. Lyonne was born in New York City, to Ivette (Buchinger) and Aaron Braunstein, a radio host and boxing promoter. She is of Eastern European Jewish and Hungarian Jewish descent. As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency and, at the age of six, she was cast as "Opal" ... 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 Meadowland (filming)
Kelly
 2015 Yoga Hosers (filming)
 2014 The Quitter (completed)
Gloria
 2014 Old Soul (TV Movie) (completed)
Nadia
 2013 As Da Art World Might Turn (TV Series)
Zemora
- Not Together (2013) ... Zemora
- Katonya's Commission (2013) ... Zemora
 2013 7E
Yael
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Mrs. Barbato
- Comic Con-Air (2013) ... Mrs. Barbato
 2012 Weeds (TV Series)
Tiffany
- 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)
Gretchen
- Wedding (2011) ... Gretchen
 2010 Heterosexuals
Ellia
 2010 Jelly
Mona Hammel
 2009/II Outrage: Born in Terror
Molly
 2009 Running Away with Blackie (Short)
Motel Clerk
 2009 Loving Leah (TV Movie)
Esther
 2008 Goyband
Fani
 2008 Tricks of Love
Sally
 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
Grace
 2004 Madhouse
Alice
 2004 America Brown
Vera
 2003 Die, Mommie, Die!
Edith Sussman
 2003 Old School (TV Movie)
Sara
 2002 Comic Book Villains (Video)
Judy
 2002 Grounded for Life (TV Series)
Gretchen
- Relax! (2002) ... Gretchen
 2001 The Grey Zone
Rosa
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series)
Bethany Daniels
- If a Tree Falls... (2001) ... Bethany Daniels
 2001 Fast Sofa
Tamara Jenson
 2001/I Plan B
Kaye
 2000 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Gillian
- Girl Trouble (2000) ... Gillian
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Jeanne (segment "1972")
 1999 Rat Girl (Short)
Ginger
 1999 The Auteur Theory
Rosemary Olson - Finalist
 1998 Modern Vampires (TV Movie)
Rachel
 1990 A Man Called Sarge
Arab Girl (as Natasha Leon)
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series)
Opal
- 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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Other Works:

Appeared in "Way Out West" music video for the rock band Verbena (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Natasha Leon

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Personal Quote:

My life is very much in the present today. And that's what theater is all about. See more »

Trivia:

Rufus Wainwright's song "Natasha" is written about her. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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