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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 3 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Frances Ha
Frances Ha Frances
(2012)
Mistress America
(2015)
No Strings Attached
(2011)
Greenberg
Greenberg Florence Marr
(2010)

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 2016 20th Century Women (completed)
Abbie
 2016/V Jackie
Nancy Tuckerman
 2016 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Sarah Branum
- Homewrecker (2016) ... Sarah Branum
- Freedom Tower Women's Health (2016) ... Sarah Branum
 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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Personal Quote:

Sitting and waiting is such an awful way to live, but it's a big part of being an actor. Creating projects is really what's happening these days. The chance to participate in your own career is a lot more exciting than just hoping that it all works out. See more »

Trivia:

Detailed the 42 takes she did in one 28-second scene of Frances Ha (2012) in NYTimes Magazine article in May 2013 titled 'I Know I'm Doing the Scene Badly, But I Can't Figure Out How to Do It Well'. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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