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Natasha Lyonne Biography

Birth Name:
Natasha Braunstein
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

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

Awards

  • 2020Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2020Writers Guild Awards-Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2020Writers Guild Awards-New Series: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner

Relationships