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Greta Gerwig


Greta Celeste Gerwig is an American actress and filmmaker. She was born in Sacramento, California, to Christine (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. She has ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Wiener-Dog (pre-production)
Dawn Wiener
 2015 Maggie's Plan (post-production)
Maggie
 2015 Portlandia (TV Series)
 2015 Mistress America
Brooke
 2014/II Eden
Julia
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 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 Jagoo (Short)
Olivia
 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
  How I Met Your Dad (TV Series)
Sally
- Pilot ... Sally
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5 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

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 »

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 »

Star Sign:

Leo

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