Natasha Lyonne | Biography
While many of her age-mates were busy with their toys, even a childish mind of Natasha Lyonne’s thought about the big world of entertainments as she had managed to make her exposure by signing the contract with the Ford Modeling Agency just at the age of six. It’s already been nearly three decades that Lyonne has begun enjoying in the prominent arena of show business. This American actress is primarily famed for portraying as Jessica in film series ‘American Pie’ and additionally appearing in string of movies.
Originally a Natasha Bianca Lyonne, she was born on 4th April, 1979 in New York City, New York of United States to be a daughter to Aaron Braunstein (radio host and boxing promoter) and Ivette Lyonne. She carries a part French heritage from her mother’s side. Likewise, she gives credits of her blue eyes and blonde hair to Jewish Hungarian family of her grandmother. She was brought up in Orthodox Jewish household and lived till eight years age in Great Neck, New York. Her family relocated to Israel when she was eight. But her parents’ separation after one and half year stay in Israel led her to return back to New York with her brother and mother. In New York, she attended Ramaz School with the scholarship but later got expelled from the school for selling marijuana inside school. Then moving her Miami with her family, she achieved graduation from the Miami Country Day School.
Lyonne’s got her first exposure at the very tender age of six when she signed the contract with the Ford Modeling Agency and subsequently gained her first role as Opal in American children’s TV program ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’. Her first role soon followed several film appearances in films like ‘Dennis the Menace’, ‘A Man Called Sarge’ and ‘Heartburn’. She had already made gateway of her career when went to cast in Woody Allen’s musical comedy film ‘Everyone Says I Love You’ at the age of sixteen. Her first notable role led to her appearances in over thirty movies that include independent films such as ‘But I’m a Cheerleader’ and ‘Slums of the Beverly Hills’. Additionally, Lyonne has fair share of her talents with the Hollywood screen through many other productions such as ‘Scary Movie 2’, ‘Detroit Rock City’, ‘Kate and the Leopold’, ‘The Grey Zone’, ‘Blade: Trinity’, ‘Goyband’, ‘The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle’ and many more. Recent film appearances of Lyonne includes in ‘Girl Most Likely’, ‘4:44 – Day on Earth’, ‘All About Evil’, ‘Clutter’ and ‘The Rambler’. Most popular role of Lyonne till date is a Jessica’s role in film series ‘American Pie’ in 2001.
Alongside silver screen, she has made her exposure equally in televisions and theatre stages. In television, her most successful venture is as Nicky Nichols in Netflix original sitcom ‘Orange Is the New Black’. Her portrayal in the series has received well from the mainstream audiences. She has also guest spots in several sitcoms like ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘New Girl’ and ‘Weeds’. Regarding to her theater works, she had marked her stage debut via New Group Production’s award-winning play ‘Two Thousand Years’ at the New York stage. She was in original cast of award-winning play ‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’. The rave reviews from the audiences followed her performance at Roundabout Theatre Company in comedy play ‘Tigers Be Still’. Lyonne is still continuing with the varieties of roles in theatres, movies and televisions. Throughout her career, she has garnered the net worth of $3 million.
Talking about her personal life, she is currently 25-years-old but is still unmarried. She has been sharing her courtship with Fred Armisen since August, 2014 but the relationship is not first to her as numbers of previous romantic affairs are included in her dating history. For a year during late 1990s, she had dated Edward Furlong. Thereafter, Medias have encountered bisexual Lyonne with Clea DuVall from 1999 to 2002. Recently, breaking her amiability with Adam Goldberg, she has been hooked up with Fred Armisen. She has faced several legal issues for her various behaviors like trespass, harassment and mischief. She also struggled upon her heart infection caused by alcoholic addiction and later got the problem fixed after undergoing open heart surgery.
Lyonn’s rapid-fire verbal intellect has brought her to the peak of the showbiz fame. Her career has blossomed in all i.e. stage, television and big screens. The actress regularly uploads her sensual pictures in Instagram. Similarly, her enthusiasts can reach her via social networking sites like Facebook and twitter. Otherwise, her detailed biography can be pulled out from wiki.