April 4, 1979
42 years old
5 ft 3½ in | 161 cm tall
36-27-35 in | 91.5-68.5-89 cm
60 kg | 132 pounds
6.5 US | 37 EU
Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein was born in New York City, New York, United States, on April 4, 1979, is an American actress.
Young Natasha Lyonne first started her career as a child, she signed to Ford Modeling Agency.
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy drama film Heartburn (1986) in uncredited role as Rachel's Niece.
She got her television debut in children's program Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) in role as Opal, at the age of six.
Her breakthrough performance came as Djuna "DJ" Berlin in musical comedy movie Everyone Says I Love You (1996) at the age of 16.
She landed her New York stage debut in Off-Broadway play "Two Thousand Years" (2008).
She played Jessica in the American Pie film series (1999–2012):
American Pie (1999), for which she won the Young Hollywood Awards for Best Ensemble Cast
American Pie 2 (2001)
American Reunion (2012)
She was nominated for a Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress and two Teen Choice Awards for her role as Vivian Abromowitz in comedy drama film Slums of Beverly Hills (1998).
She was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress for her role as Lou in psychedelic body horror film Antibirth (2016).
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999) satirical romantic comedy opposite Clea DuVall and Melanie Lynskey
Kate and Leopold (2001) romantic comedy fantasy with Hugh Jackman and Meg Ryan
The Grey Zone (2001) war drama opposite David Arquette, Velizar Binev and David Chandler
Die Mommie Die (2003) satirical comedy with Charles Busch and Jason Priestley
Comic Book Villains (2002) black comedy opposite DJ Qualls, Donal Logue and Michael Rapaport
4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011) apocalyptic drama with Willem Dafoe, Shanyn Leigh and Paul Hipp
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999) exploitation thriller opposite María Celedonio and Vincent Gallo
Modern Vampires (1998) comedy horror with Casper Van Dien, Natasha Gregson Wagner and Kim Cattrall
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998) comedy opposite Richard Dreyfuss, Jenna Elfman and Gregory Smith
Blade: Trinity (2004) superhero horror with Wesley Snipes, Ryan Reynolds and Jessica Biel
Ad Astra (2019) psychological science fiction opposite Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones and Ruth Negga
Honey Boy (2019) drama with Shia LaBeouf and Noah Jupe
Irresistible (2020) political comedy in role as Tina, with Steve Carell, Rose Byrne and Chris Cooper
The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021) biographical drama in role as Tallulah Bankhead, opposite Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes and Garrett Hedlund
She won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble and she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Nicky Nichols in Netflix comedy drama television series Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019).
She co-created, directed, wrote, produced and starred in role as Nadia Vulvokov in Netflix comedy drama series Russian Doll (2019- ), for which she was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series also she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy.
Weeds (2012) Showtime dark comedy drama series in role as Tiffani
Ballmastrz: 9009 (2018- ) animated comedy television series in voice role as Gaz Digzy
She voiced Suzette / Nadia Vulvokov in Netflix animated coming-of-age sitcom Big Mouth (2018-2020).
Attended private Jewish school Ramaz School in Manhattan, New York City.
Graduated from the Miami Country Day School in Miami, Florida.
Studied film and philosophy at the New York University.
Has older brother, Adam Braunstein.
Has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
She co-founded production company "Animal Pictures" (2018) with Maya Rudolph.
Good friends with Chloë Sevigny, Laura Prepon and Taylor Schilling.
Has a dog, Root Beer.
Appeared in documentary film Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics (2020).
Featured in music video for:
Verbena "Way Out West" (2003)
Modest Mouse "Lampshades on Fire" (2015)
Against Me! "333" (2016)
Lives in New York City.
She dated Adam Goldberg (2001-2004) and Edward Furlong (1998-1999).
She started dating Fred Armisen in 2014.