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Greta Gerwig


Greta Gerwig was born in Sacramento, California. She is an American actress and filmmaker. Her parents are Christine (née Sauer), a nurse, and Gordon Gerwig, a financial consultant and computer programmer. Gerwig was raised as a Unitarian Universalist, but also attended an all-girls Catholic school. She has described herself as "an intense child".... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Maggie's Plan (pre-production)
Maggie
 2012 Jagoo (Short) (post-production)
Olivia
 2014/II Eden (completed)
  How I Met Your Dad (TV Series) (announced)
Sally
- Pilot ... Sally
 2011-2013 China, IL (TV Series)
Pony Merks
- Wild Hogs (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- Prank Week (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- Surfer God (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- Total Validation (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- China-Man Begins (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
 2012 Lola Versus
Lola
 2011/I Arthur
Naomi Quinn
 2011 The Dish & the Spoon
Rose
 2010 Northern Comfort
Cassandra
 2010 Art House
Nora Ohr
 2009 Family Tree (Short)
 2009 A NY Thing (TV Movie)
Tamera
 2009 You Wont Miss Me
Bridget
 2008 Quick Feet, Soft Hands (Short)
Lisa
 2008 Nights and Weekends
Mattie
 2008 Yeast
Gen
 2008 Baghead
Michelle
 2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs
Hannah
 2006 LOL
Greta
 2006 Thanks for the Add! (Short)
 2006 Young American Bodies (TV Series)
Greta
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (26 credits)

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some of the independent movies that make money have a very specific thing that you can tell audiences they'll feel about it. 'This will make you feel so happy'. 'This will make you feel something about your family'. And anything that's not that, if it's 'This will make you feel perhaps uncomfortable about choices you've made in your life. [Frances Ha (2012)] will touch your deep feelings of ... See more »

Trivia:

In February 2014, it was announced that she would star, produce and occasionally write in the planned spin-off to How I Met Your Mother (2005). This created an outburst in the "blogosphere", as several fans and writers claimed that Gerwig was failing her indie roots. One writer compared the rage among fans to be "like when Nirvana signed to Geffen Records". See more »

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Leo

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