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Greta Gerwig


Greta Celeste Gerwig is an American actress and filmmaker. She was born in Sacramento, California, to Christine Gerwig (nee Sauer), a nurse, and Gordon Gerwig, a financial consultant and computer programmer. She has German, Irish, and English ancestry. Gerwig was raised as a Unitarian Universalist, but also attended an all-girls Catholic school. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Maggie's Plan
Maggie
 2011-2015 China, IL (TV Series)
Pony Merks
- A Gentleman's Bet (2015) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- Wild Hogs (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- Prank Week (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- Surfer God (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
- Total Validation (2013) ... Pony Merks (voice)
 2015 Portlandia (TV Series)
Mermaid
- Doug Becomes a Feminist (2015) ... Mermaid
 2014/II Eden
Julia
 2014 How I Met Your Dad (TV Series)
Sally
- Pilot (2014) ... Sally
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 2012 Jagoo (Short)
Olivia
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
 2012 Lola Versus
Lola
 2011/I Arthur
Naomi
 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 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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5 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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 »

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Her real-life parents, Gordon Gerwig and Christine Gerwig, portrayed the parents to her character in Frances Ha (2012). Her father declared that he was reluctant to do it, even though he doesn't have any lines, as he believed the role should be given to a professional actor. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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