Date of Birth: August 4, 1983
Greta Gerwig was nominated for the Breakthrough Actor category in the 2010 Gotham Awards in addition to Best Female Lead in the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards for her role as Florence Marr in Noah Baumbach's Greenberg, opposite Ben Stiller.
She made her mark in the independent and festival film markets starring in films such as Hanna Takes the Stairs and Nights and Weekends, which she also co-wrote and co-directed with Joe Swanberg. The film premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival and was the first major sale in the festival's history.
In 2011 Gerwig played a supporting role alongside Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher in Ivan Reitman's No Strings Attached. She received poor reviews for her bland, colorless interpretation as Russell Brand's love interest in the remake Arthur (2011). Greta has since completed a lead role in the comedy Damsels in Distress (2012) alongside Analeigh Tipton and Adam Brody, and the title role in the comedy Lola Versus (2012). She also stars in Woody Allen's latest comedy To Rome with Love alongside Alec Baldwin, Penélope Cruz and Jesse Eisenberg.
A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, Gerwig, who was born in Sacramento, makes her home in New York.