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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 1 win & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Wiener-Dog (post-production)
Dawn Wiener
 2015 Maggie's Plan
 2011-2015 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)
 2015 Portlandia (TV Series)
 2014/II Eden
 2014 How I Met Your Dad (TV Series)
- Pilot (2014) ... Sally
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
 2012 Jagoo (Short)
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
 2012 Lola Versus
 2011/I Arthur
 2011 The Dish & the Spoon
 2010 Northern Comfort
 2010 Art House
Nora Ohr
 2009 Family Tree (Short)
 2009 A NY Thing (TV Movie)
 2009 You Wont Miss Me
 2008 Quick Feet, Soft Hands (Short)
 2008 Yeast
 2008 Baghead
 2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs
 2006 LOL
 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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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 »


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