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Natasha Lyonne

Actress Natasha Lyonne

Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: Most well known for her roles in the Netflix productions "Orange is the New Black" (2013-19) for which she was nominated for an Emmy award and for "Russian Doll" (2019), which Lyonne also co-created along with Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland. Lyonne also wrote, produced and directed "Russian Doll" which was subsequently nominated for 15 Emmy awards.

Lyonne's career started in show business at the age of six and prior to "Orange is the New Black" Lyonne had roles in such films as the American Pie film series, and Woody Allen's "Everyone Says I Love You" (1996).

Born: April 4, 1979
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA
Age: 43 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries

Historical Events

  • 1999-07-09 Coming of age film "American Pie" is released, directed by Paul Weitz, starring Jason Briggs, Eugene Levy and an ensemble cast
  • 2013-07-11 "Orange Is the New Black" premieres on Netflix starring Taylor Schilling, first series to be nominated for comedy and drama Emmy awards
  • 2014-06-19 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards: Orange Is the New Black wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad wins Best Drama Series

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