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Natasha Lyonne (Full Name: Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein) is a popular American actress, director, writer, and producer known for playing Nicky Nichols on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019), for which she won an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress, and due to her portrayal of Nadia Vulvokov on the Netflix series Russian Doll (2019–present), which she also co-created, executive produces, writes, and directs.
For the latter, Natasha has got nominations for three Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She made her feature film debut in 1986 with a small, uncredited appearance in Heartburn. Natasha is also known for portraying Jessica in the American Pie film series (1999–2012).
Natasha’s performance in the 2019 Netflix series Russian Doll has been praised as “astonishing”. In September 2017, Natasha’s project Russian Doll was given an eight-episode straight-to-series order by Netflix. The comedy, co-created and executive produced by Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland, began on February 1, 2019. Natasha has many roles in the series. Natasha is credited as the lead actress and is one of the series’s executive producers with directorial and writing credits.
In 2018, she and Rudolph co-founded the production company Animal Pictures. Its first greenlit project became Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine, which Natasha directed. She also directed an episode of Orange Is the New Black in its seventh and final season, an episode of Hulu’s Shrill, “WAHAM”, and an episode of High Fidelity, “Weird…But Warm.”
Natasha Lyonne Age
Natasha was born on April 4, 1979, in New York City, in the United States. She is 43 years old. Natasha celebrates her birthday on April 4, every year.
Natasha Lyonne Height
She is a woman of below-average stature. Natasha stands at a height of 5 ft 1 in (Approx 1.55 m).
Natasha Lyonne Family
She was born in New York City, the daughter of Ivette Buchinger and Aaron Braunstein, a boxing promoter, race car driver, and radio host, distantly related to cartoonist Al Jaffee. Natasha’s parents were from Orthodox Jewish families, and she was brought up in Orthodox. Natasha’s mother was born in Paris, France, to Hungarian-Jewish parents who were Holocaust survivors. She has darkly joked that her family consists of “my father’s side, Flatbush, and my mother’s side, Auschwitz.”
Natasha’s grandmother Ella came from a large family. Only Natasha and her two sisters and two brothers survived, which she credits to their blond hair and blue eyes. Her grandfather Morris Buchinger operated a watch company in Los Angeles. During the war, Morris Buchinger hid in Budapest as a non-Jew working in a leather factory. She and her parents emigrated to Israel, where she spent a year and a half. Natasha’s parents divorced, and she and her older brother, Adam, returned to America with their mother.
Natasha Lyonne Husband
Natasha was in a relationship with her partner Fred Armisen an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician who was the co-creator and co-star of the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia. The two began dating in 2014 and Natasha confirmed they had ended their relationship in April 2022.
Natasha Lyonne Daughter
She has no children and has not been married before.
Natasha Lyonne Education
She went to the Ramaz School, a private Jewish school, where Natasha said she was a scholarship kid who took honors Talmud classes and read Aramaic. Natasha became expelled for selling marijuana at school. Later on, Natasha attended Miami Country Day School. Natasha did not graduate from high school, leaving before her senior year to attend a film program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Natasha’s high school graduation depended on completing her first year at Tisch, but she left the program because she could not pay the tuition. She attended New York University for a short time, studying film and philosophy.
Natasha Lyonne American Pie
Natasha starred as Jessica in the highly successful teen comedy American Pie (1999), replaying the role in two of its sequels. American Pie refers to a scene in which the protagonist is caught masturbating with a pie following being told that third base feels like “warm apple pie”. American Pie was directed and co-produced by Paul Weitz (in his directorial debut) and written by Adam Herz.
Natasha Lyonne Movies And Tv Shows
– Heartburn (1986) as Rachel’s Niece
– Dennis the Menace (1993) as Polly
– American Pie (1999) as Jessica
– But I’m a Cheerleader (1999) as But I’m a Cheerleader
– Loitering with Intent (2014) as Kaplan
– Sleeping with Other People (2015) as Kara
– Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015) as Sally
– Adam Green’s Aladdin (2016) as Mom
– A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018) as Anne Beatts
– The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021) as Tallulah Bankhead
– Will & Grace (2000) as Gillian
– The Knights of Prosperity (2007) as Female Co-Star
– Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019) as Nicky Nichols
– Big Mouth (2018-2021) as Suzette; Nadia Vulvokov
– Russian Doll (2019-present) as Nadia Vulvokov
– High Fidelity (2020)
– Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine (2020)
– Saturday Night Live (2022) as herself
– The Simpsons (2022) as Sophie Krustofsky
– Poker Face (2023) as Charlie Cale
Natasha Lyonne Fred Armisen
Natasha dated her partner Fred Armisen an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician who was the co-creator and co-star of the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia. The two began dating in 2014 and Natasha confirmed they had ended their relationship in April 2022.
Natasha Lyonne Snl
In 2022, Natasha appeared as herself in Saturday Night Live a television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol that airs on NBC and Peacock. Lorne now works as the program’s showrunner.
Natasha Lyonne Scary Movie 2
She starred as Megan Voorhees in the 2001 supernatural parody film Scary Movie 2 directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Scary Movie 2 is the last in the series to feature the involvement of stars Marlon and Shawn Wayans, and director Keenan.
Natasha Lyonne Orange Is The New Black
From 2013 until 2019 Natasha appeared as Nicky Nichols in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. The role is Natasha’s first television job as a series regular. She got a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014 and became twice awarded the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, together with her co-stars.
Natasha Lyonne Russian Doll
In September 2017, Natasha’s project Russian Doll was given an eight-episode straight-to-series order by Netflix. This comedy, co-created and executive produced by Natasha, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland, and premiered on February 1, 2019. Natasha has many roles in the series. She became credited as the lead actress and is one of the series’s executive producers with directorial and writing credits.
Natasha Lyonne Weight Loss
She maintains her fitness by eating healthily. Her weight loss is trending on the internet as people are raving about her transformation, which appears in her before and after photos. Natasha has not responded to the weight loss speculations.
Natasha Lyonne Heart Surgery
In 2005, Natasha became admitted (under a pseudonym) to Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, suffering from hepatitis C, a heart infection, and a collapsed lung; Natasha was also undergoing methadone treatment for heroin addiction. In January 2006, a warrant became issued for Natasha’s arrest following she missed a court hearing relating to her previous legal problems. Natasha’s lawyer said an emergency had arisen but did not give details. Later that year, Natasha became admitted to a drug and alcohol treatment center, and she appeared in court later.
Natasha underwent open-heart surgery in 2012 to correct heart valve damage caused by her endocarditis heart infection, which could have resulted in sudden death if left untreated. She got well from the surgery and discussed her past health problems on The Rosie Show in March 2012.
Natasha Lyonne Net Worth
Natasha gets her wealth from her work as an actress, director, writer, and producer known for playing Nicky Nichols on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019). Therefore, Natasha has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Natasha’s estimated net worth is $5 million.
How Old Is Natasha Lyonne
Natasha is a 43-year-old who was born on April 4, 1979, in New York City, in the United States.
Who Is Natasha Lyonne
Natasha is an actress, director, writer, and producer known for playing Nicky Nichols on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019), and due to her portrayal of Nadia Vulvokov on the Netflix series Russian Doll (2019–present), which she also co-created, executive produces, writes, and directs.