Star Profile: Greta Gerwig

Mimi ON Apr 12, 2011 AT 3:34 pm

Star Porfile

Greta Gerwig

Greta Gerwig is not only an actress, but she is a filmmaker as well! She hails from Sacramento, California and was born on 4 August 1983.

Gerwig has been behind films like ‘Nights and Weekends,’ which she happened to co-wrote, co-directed and co-starred in along with director Joe Swanberg…

It all started when she attended Barnard College where she started writing plays and co-founded the improv group called “The Tea Party Ensemble.” She originally wanted to become a playwright and in 2006 she had a minor role in Swanberg’s independent film, ‘LOL.’ Soon after she found her fame as one of the top actresses in “mumblecore” films.

She made her big screen debut starring alongside funny man Ben Stiller in the movie ‘Greenberg’. According to critics Gerwig was a big hit and she was nominated for four different awards including; the Detroit Film Critics Society, Gotham Independent Film, and Independent Spirit Awards.

Greta and Russell

Greta and Russell filming a scene from 'Arthur.'

Recently Gerwig starred in the hit chic-flick, ‘No Strings Attached’ starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman. However, right now, you can catch her in the new film set to hit cinemas 22nd April 2011, ‘Arthur’.

The romantic comedy stars Jennifer Garner, Gerwig and British actor and comedian Russell Brand – who is an immature heir to a billion-dollar empire who finds him self cut off from the family fortune when he refuses to accept an arranged marriage.

Gerwig is definitely one to look out for, see keep an eye out!

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