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Carrie Brownstein


Carrie Brownstein was born on September 27, 1974 in Seattle, Washington, USA. She is a founding member of the rock band Sleater-Kinney, and was formerly in the band Excuse 17. Alongside Fred Armisen, she is the writer, actress and co-developer of the sketch comedy show Portlandia (2011) on IFC TV. See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Portlandia
Portlandia Writer
(2011-2017)
Carol
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(2015)
The Realest Real
(2016)

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  Portlandia (TV Series) (written by - 63 episodes, 2011 - 2017) (creator - 37 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- Portland Secedes (2017) ... (written by)
- Friend Replacement (2017) ... (written by)
- Amore (2017) ... (written by)
- Separation Anxiety (2017) ... (written by)
- Fred's Cell Phone Company (2017) ... (written by)
 2016 The Realest Real (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Sleater-Kinney

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I always felt like such an outsider, always existing on the periphery, and I am really grateful for that. Starting from a place of normalcy or mainstream, you don't get the same gumption or drive that you do from the fringes. See more »

Trivia:

Worked as a substitute teacher when she was 24. See more »

Trademark:

Sexy dance moves while playing guitar

Star Sign:

Libra

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