Natasha Lyonne Biography

Birthday: 1979-04-04
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 3½" (1.61 m)
Wiki Biography: Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress. As a young child she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency, and at the age of six she was cast as Opal on Pee-wee's Playhouse which was quickly followed by film appearances in Heartburn written by Nora Ephron, directed by Mike Nichols; A Man Called Sarge; and Dennis the Menace with Walter Matthau and Christopher Lloyd. At the age of 16, Woody Allen cast her as his and Goldie Hawn's daughter in Everyone Says I Love You alongside Julia Roberts, Edward Norton, Natalie Portman which led to appearances in almost 30 films over the next 10 years, including starring roles in the independent films Slums of Beverly Hills and But I'm a Cheerleader. Lyonne's other films included Detroit Rock City; Scary Movie 2; The Grey Zone directed by Tim Blake Nelson; James Mangold's Kate and Leopold; Party Monster; Die Mommy Die; and Blade: Trinity as well TV appearances in show including NBC's Will and Grace. Lyonne is perhaps best known for her roles in the American Pie films as the wise-cracking Jessica. After a short hiatus due to well-documented health and legal struggles, in 2008, Lyonne returned to work, making her New York stage debut in the award-winning New Group production of Mike Leigh's Two Thousand Years and in films The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle and Goyband. Since then Lyonne has steadily worked in the New York theatre scene, in film and in television. Films include All about Evil with Thomas Dekker; Abel Ferrara's 4:44 Last Day On Earth with William Dafoe; and upcoming projects Imogene with Kristen Wiig, Darren Criss, Matt Dillon and Annette Bening; The Rambler with Dermot Mulroney; Clutter with Carol Kane and Kathy Najimy; He's Way More Famous Than You written by Halley Feiffer directed by Michael Urie with Ben Stiller and Jesse Eisenberg. Recent TV appearances include the hit series New Girl and Law & Order Special Victims Unit. On stage she in the original cast of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's award-winning Love, Loss, and What I Wore with Samantha Bee, Tyne Daly, Katie Finneran, and Rosie O'Donnell and in the original cast in Los Angeles at Geffen Playhouse with Tracee Ellis Ross, Carol Kane, and Rita Wilson. She received rave reviews in Kim Rosenstock's Tigers Be Still directed by Sam Gold with Reed Birney, Halley Feiffer, John Magaro at the Roundabout Theatre Company and returned this past season to the New Group stage with Ethan Hawke, Gordon Clapp and Daphne Rubin-Vega in Tommy Nohilly's Blood From a Stone. Most recently she participated in New Group's benefit performance of Women Behind Bars with Charles Busch, Josh Hamilton, Cynthia Nixon, Rhea Perlman, and Rosie O'Donnell.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Dennis the Menace 1959 - 1963 Comedy
Madhouse Alice 2004 Horror
The Americans (2012) Jessica 2013
Orange Is the New Black Nicky Nichols 2018 Crime
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Madhouse Alice 1974 Reality Tv, Game Show
Dennis the Menace 1993 Comedy, Family
Everyone Says I Love You 1997 Comedy, Musical, Romance
Slums of Beverly Hills Vivian Abromowitz 1998 Comedy, Drama
Krippendorf's Tribe Shelly 1998
The Auteur Theory 1999
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby White Girl 1999 0
American Pie Jessica 1999 Comedy, Romance
Detroit Rock City Christine 1999 Comedy, Music
But I'm a Cheerleader Megan 2000 0
If These Walls Could Talk 2 2000 Drama, Romance
Scary Movie 2 Megan 2001 0
Kate & Leopold Darci 2001 Biography, Sport, 0
American Pie 2 Jessica 2001 Comedy, Romance
Plan B Kaye 2001 Comedy, Crime, Drama
Night at the Golden Eagle Amber 2002 Drama
Party Monster Brooke 2003 0, 0
Die Mommie Die! 2003 Comedy
Blade: Trinity Sommerfield 2004 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
America Brown Vera 2005 Drama
My Suicidal Sweetheart Grace 2006
Fast Sofa Tamara Jenson 2006 Adventure, Drama
Outrage: Born in Terror Molly 2009 Game Show, 0, 0
Tricks of Love Sally 2009 Romance
Jelly Mona Hammel 2010 Comedy, Romance
Heterosexuals Ellia 2010 Comedy
The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle Tracy 2010 Comedy, Drama
Night Club Mrs. Keaton 2011 Comedy
Girl Most Likely Allyson 2012 0, 0
American Reunion Jessica 2012 Comedy
4:44 Last Day on Earth Tina 2012 Drama, Fantasy
7E Yael 2013 Drama, Thriller
Clutter Lisa Bradford 2013
The Rambler Cheryl 2013 0, 0, Reality Tv
G.B.F. Ms. Hoegel 2013 Comedy
Antibirth Lou 2014 Horror
Why Now?! Kaplan 2014 Comedy
All About Evil Deborah Tennis 2014 Comedy, Horror
The Quitter Gloria 2014 Comedy, Drama
Fresno Martha 2015 Comedy
Adam Green's Aladdin Mom 2015 Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Bloomin Mud Shuffle Jock 2015
Sleeping with Other People Kara 2016 Comedy
Zig Zag Jenna the Working Girl 2018 0