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Natasha Lyonne        

Emmy Nominated Actress; Known for "American Pie," "Orange Is the New Black" & "Russian Doll"

Successful on stage and screen, Emmy Nominee Natasha Lyonne continues to display her creative versatility and talent after more than two decades in the industry.

Natasha Lyonne, is an American actress, writer, producer and director. She is best known for her portrayal of Nicky Nichols in the Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" (2013–2019), for which she received an Emmy Award nomination in 2014, and for her role as Jessica in the American Pie film series (1999–2012). She is also a co-creator, executive producer and writer for the 2019 Netflix series "Russian Doll", on which she plays the lead role of Nadia Vulvokov.

Lyonne has appeared in over 50 films, including Everyone Says I Love You (1996), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), Detroit Rock City, But I'm a Cheerleader (both 1999), Scary Movie 2, The Grey Zone, Kate & Leopold (all 2001), Party Monster, Die Mommie Die! (both 2003), Blade: Trinity (2004), Robots (2005), All About Evil (2010), Sleeping with Other People, Hello My Name Is Doris, Addicted to Fresno (all 2015), Yoga Hosers, Antibirth, The Intervention (all 2016), and Show Dogs (2018).

For her directorial debut, she began writing a script titled "Cabiria, Charity, Chastity" which starred Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, Greta Lee, Leslie Odom Jr., and Macaulay Culkin.

In September 2017, Lyonne's project "Russian Doll" was given an 8-episode straight to series order by Netflix. She is credited as the lead actress and is one of the executive producers of the series with directorial and writing credits.


Natasha Lyonne Anchors The Riveting 'Russian Doll' : NPR
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Natasha Lyonne, So Much More Than 'the Girl' - The New York Times
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