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Greta Gerwig


Greta Celeste Gerwig is an American actress and filmmaker. She was born in Sacramento, California, to Christine Gerwig (née 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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"The Grand Tour: The Fall Guys"

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May try to find the fastest way from the Big Apple to Niagara Falls in Season 2, Episode 2 of "The Grand Tour." Episode 2 is available Friday, Dec. 15.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 13 wins & 90 nominations. See more awards »

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Frances Ha
Frances Ha Frances
(2012)
Mistress America
(2015)
Greenberg
Greenberg Florence Marr
(2010)
20th Century Women
20th Century Women Abigail 'Abbie' Porter
(2016)

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 2018 Isle of Dogs (post-production) (voice)
 2016 20th Century Women
Abigail 'Abbie' Porter
 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
 2016 Wiener-Dog
Dawn Wiener
 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
 2015 Mistress America
Brooke
 2014/II Eden
Julia
 2014 The Humbling
Pegeen Mike Stapleford
 2014 How I Met Your Dad (TV Movie)
Sally
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 2012 Jagoo (Short)
Olivia
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
 2012 Frances Ha
Frances
 2012 Lola Versus
Lola
 2012 To Rome with Love
Sally
 2011 Damsels in Distress
Violet
 2011/I Arthur
Naomi
 2011 The Dish & the Spoon
Rose
 2011/I No Strings Attached
Patrice
 2010 Northern Comfort
Cassandra
 2010 Art House
Nora Ohr
 2010 Greenberg
Florence Marr
 2009 Family Tree (Short)
 2009 Une aventure New-Yorkaise (TV Movie)
Tamera
 2009 The House of the Devil
Megan
 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)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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When I was a kid, I used to do my homework in the living room, where there was a picture window. I was hoping that someone would walk by and see me looking very studious in my living room. See more »

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Never officially attended film school, instead learning everything she could about filmmaking from on-set observations as an actress and writer. See more »

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Leo

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