Born In: New York, New York, United States
Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein is an American actor, best known for her roles in some of the most famous Hollywood movies like the ‘American Pie’ film series. She is also famous for her role in Netflix’s hit series ‘Orange is the New Black.’ Lyonne was born in a family whose members were interested in arts. Despite having a difficult childhood due to the separation of her parents, Lyonne made good progress in studies. She received acting roles immediately after leaving school. She went on to receive several awards and nominations, including a ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nomination for her performance. Lyonne’s personal life has remained troublesome even after a successful career. She was arrested for driving under the influence and was once evicted by her landlord for bad behavior. Lyonne also had serious health problems when she was young. She also underwent an open heart surgery following a heart infection.
Also Known As: Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein
father: Aaron Braunstein
mother: Ivette Buchinger
Partner: Fred Armisen (2014–)
Born Country: United States
Notable Alumni: Miami Country Day School, Tisch School Of The Arts
Ancestry: Israeli American, Hungarian American
U.S. State: New Yorkers
education: New York University, Tisch School Of The Arts, Miami Country Day School
For the first 8 years of her life, she was raised in the Great Neck area of New York City. Her family then migrated to Israel. A year and a half after migrating to Israel, her parents got divorced. Lyonne and her brother then moved back to the USA along with their mother.
She lost touch with her father who died in the year 2014. In an interview given to a newspaper, Lyonne said that she was not even close to her mother and had mostly lived independently from the age of sixteen.
Lyonne’s career started at the young age of 6 when she got opportunities to model for various brands. She was even cast as ‘Opal’ in ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse.’ She also appeared in movies like ‘Heartburn,’ ‘Dennis the Menace,’ and ‘A Mann called Sarge.’ However, her career did not take off after these minor appearances.
When she was sixteen, she was cast in Woody Allen’s romantic hit ‘Everyone Says I Love You.’ She was applauded by the critics for her performance in the movie.
Over the next ten years, Lyonne worked in a number of movies, such as ‘Detroit Rock City,’ ‘The Grey Zone,’ ‘Blade: Trinity,’ and ‘Scary Movie 2.’
Lyonne has faced a number of legal issues due to her tryst with alcohol and drugs. In the early-2000s, she suffered from alcohol addiction and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. She was also evicted by her landlord in the year 2005, for her abusive behavior.
In 2014, Natasha Lyonne started dating the star of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Fred Armisen. In April 2022, the couple announced their separation.
While many actors would think of an acting opportunity at a young age as a blessing, Natasha Lyonne felt that her parents exploited her by making her work at the tender age of 6.
Natasha Lyonne Movies
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