Greta Gerwig

American actress and filmmaker

Greta Celeste Gerwig (/ˈɡɜːrwɪɡ/;[1] born August 4, 1983) is an American actress and filmmaker. She starred in Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007) and Nights and Weekends (2008).[2]

Greta Gerwig
Greta Celeste Gerwig

(1983-08-04) August 4, 1983 (age 40)
Alma materBarnard College
  • Actress
  • filmmaker
Years active2006–present
Noah Baumbach (m. 2023)
AwardsFull list

She also starred in Greenberg (2010), Frances Ha (2012) and Mistress America (2015).

Gerwig also directed Lady Bird (2017) and Little Women (2019), both of which earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

She also directed Barbie (2023), which is based on the famous fashion doll of the same name by Mattel, and starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken. Barbie made over $1 billion at the box office, making Gerwig the first female solo director to have a movie reach this milestone.[3]

Gerwig was officially hired by Netflix to direct the first two adaptations of The Chronicles of Narnia, based on the book series of the same name. First adapting The Silver chair

References change

  1. "Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig – Personal Palace Cinemas Introduction". Palace Cinemas. August 13, 2015. Archived from the original on February 2, 2019. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  2. Eisner, Ken (June 20, 2013). "Mumblecore queen Greta Gerwig laughs last in Frances Ha". The Georgia Straight. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  3. D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 6, 2023). "2023 Domestic Box Office Surges Past $6 Billion This Weekend Due To 'Barbie', 'Oppenheimer', 'Turtles' & 'Meg 2' As Strikes Continue – Sunday Update". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 5, 2023. Retrieved August 6, 2023.