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Birth Name: Natasha Braunstein

Birth Place: New York, NY

Birthday: April 4, 1979, Aries

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Maternal grandparents were Holocaust survivors.
  • Grew up in Herman Melville's old house.
  • Spent part of her childhood in Israel.
  • First TV appearance was on Pee-Wee's Playhouse when she was 6 years old.
  • Spent five months at the Beth Israel Hospital in New York for various ailments, including a collapsed lung and hepatitis C, in 2005.
  • Was part of the original cast of the off-Broadway production of "Love, Loss, and What I Wore."
  • Most famous for her role as sarcastic gal pal Jessica in the American Pie movie franchise.


  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner


  • Aaron Braunstein — Father
  • Ivette Lyonne — Mother


  • Attended New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY

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