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Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein ( lee-OHN; born April 4, 1979) is an American actress and filmmaker. She is known for playing Nicky Nichols on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019), for which she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress, and for her portrayal of Nadia Vulvokov on the Netflix series Russian Doll (2019–present), which she also co-created, executive produces, writes, and directs. For the latter, Lyonne has received nominations for three Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Since 2023, she has starred in the Peacock mystery series Poker Face. Lyonne was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2023.Lyonne made her feature film debut in 1986, with a small, uncredited appearance in Heartburn. She gained prominence playing Jessica in the American Pie film series (1999–2012), and has also starred in Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), But I'm a Cheerleader (1999), Die, Mommie, Die! (2003), and Antibirth (2016). She had supporting roles in Dennis the Menace (1993), Everyone Says I Love You (1996), Kate & Leopold (2001), Party Monster (2003), Sleeping with Other People (2015), Honey Boy (2019), Ad Astra (2019), and The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021). She voiced Merton in the animated film DC League of Super-Pets (2022). Early life Lyonne was born in New York City, the daughter of Ivette Buchinger and Aaron Braunstein, a boxing promoter, race car driver and radio host. Lyonne's parents were from Orthodox Jewish families, and she was raised Orthodox. Her mother was born in Paris, France, to Hungarian-Jewish parents who were Holocaust survivors. Lyonne has joked that her family consists of "my father's side, Flatbush, and my mother's side, Auschwitz." Her grandmother Ella came from a large family, but only she and her two sisters and two brothers survived, which Lyonne has attributed to their blond hair and blue eyes. Lyonne's grandfather Morris Buchinger operated a watch company in Los Angeles. During the war, he hid in Budapest as a non-Jew working in a leather factory.Lyonne lived the first eight years of her life in Great Neck, New York. She and her family emigrated to Israel, where she spent a year and a half. While in Israel, Lyonne participated in the 1989 Israeli children's film April Fool (Hebrew: אחד באפריל), which began her interest in acting. Her parents divorced, and Lyonne and her older brother, Adam, returned to the United States with their mother. After moving back to New York City, Lyonne attended the Ramaz School, a private Jewish school, where Lyonne said she was a scholarship kid who took honors Talmud classes and read Aramaic. She was expelled for selling marijuana at school. Lyonne grew up on the Upper East Side, where she felt she was an outcast. Her mother moved their family to Miami, where Lyonne attended Miami Country Day School. She did not graduate from high school, leaving before her senior year to attend a film program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, which she attended for a short time, studying film and philosophy. Her high school graduation depended on completing her first year at Tisch, but she left the program because she could not pay the tuition.Lyonne was estranged from her father, who was a Democratic candidate for New York City Council for the sixth District of Manhattan in 2013, and lived on the Upper West Side until his death in October 2014. She has said she is not close to her mother and has essentially lived independently of her family since age 16. Career As a young child, Lyonne was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency. At age six, she was cast as Opal on Pee-wee's Playhouse, followed by film appearances in Heartburn, A Man Called Sarge, and Dennis the Menace. Of working as a very young child actor, Lyonne has said: "I didn't have the best parents. I don't think they are bad people. Even if they were ready to have children, it is kind of a wacky idea to put your child in business at six years old." Film At age 16, Lyonne was cast in the Woody Allen-directed Everyone Says I Love You (1996). This led to appearances in a variety of films over the next 10 years, including starring roles in the independent features Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), for which she received two Teen Choice Award nominations, and But I'm a Cheerleader (1999), which helped raise awareness of the harms of conversion therapy.During this time, she appeared as Jessica in the highly successful teen comedy American Pie (1999), reprising the role in two of its sequels. Lyonne's other films during this period include Detroit Rock City, Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (both 1999), Scary Movie 2, The Grey Zone, Kate & Leopold (all 2001), Party Monster (2003), and Blade: Trinity (2004). Her later film appearances include All About Evil (2010), 4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011), Girl Most Likely, Loitering with Intent, Sleeping with Other People, Hello, My Name Is Doris, Addicted to Fresno, #Horror, Yoga Hosers, Antibirth, The Intervention, Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie, and Honey Boy. She made a cameo appearance as herself in the 2022 Netflix film Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Theater Lyonne made her New York stage debut in the award-winning production of Mike Leigh's Two Thousand Years by The New Group.She was part of the original cast of the award-winning Love, Loss, and What I Wore, a play by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman.In 2010, Lyonne received positive reviews for her performance in Kim Rosenstock's comedy Tigers Be Still at the Roundabout Theatre Company: "a thorough delight in the flat-out funniest role, the grief-crazed Grace, so deeply immersed in self-pity that she has cast aside any attempts at decorum".In 2011, Lyonne starred opposite Ethan Hawke and Ann Dowd in New Group's production of Tommy Nohilly's Blood from a Stone. The next year, she participated in New Group's benefit performance of Women Behind Bars.Of working in the theater, Lyonne has said, "There's something about theater that squashes the self-critical voices because you have to be in the moment. I'm glad that I didn't do this before I was ready before I was capable of showing up every day. That is not a skill set I had before". Television Lyonne has made guest appearances on the series Grounded for Life, Weeds, New Girl, Will & Grace, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. From 2013 to 2019, she appeared as Nicky Nichols in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. The role was Lyonne's first television job as a series regular. She received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014, and was twice awarded the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along with her co-stars. In 2014, Lyonne was cast in Amy Poehler's comedy pilot Old Soul, directed by David Wain. In 2016.... Discover the Natasha Knight popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Natasha Knight books.

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  • Promesse impie synopsis, comments

    Promesse impie

    Natasha Knight

    Cristina Les monstres ne rôdent pas dans l’obscurité.  Quand j’ai rencontré Damian Di Santo dans un couloir sombre de ma maison de famille, j’ai su que c’était un monstre. J’é...

  • Les Benedetti, famille et mafia synopsis, comments

    Les Benedetti, famille et mafia

    Natasha Knight & Valentin Translation

    Ce coffret comprend Killian : mafia et dark romance et Giovanni :  mafia et dark romance. Ces deux romans indépendants sont des compagnons de la trilogie principale ...

  • Trahison synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Elle a passé un pacte avec le diable, et c'est moi qui ai perdu.  Il y a deux ans, la fille que je protégeais, l'innocente que j'étais prêt à tout pour sauver, m'a trahi. Cela...

  • Collateral Damage Dulogia Completa synopsis, comments

    Collateral Damage Dulogia Completa

    Natasha Knight

    Questo cofanetto contiene i due romanzi, Collateral e Damage, la storia completa di Stefan e Gabriela. Gabriela   Stefan Sabbioni si è presentato senza invito nella mia camer...

  • La Sua Ribellione synopsis, comments

    La Sua Ribellione

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    Sono un Figlio Sovrano. Un Re all’interno della Società.   Il mio sguardo è sufficiente a far inginocchiare un uomo.    Eppure lei si erge contro di me, provocandomi...

  • La Sua Regola synopsis, comments

    La Sua Regola

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    Vivo in un mondo dove regna il segreto.    Una Società radicata nel potere, nella ricchezza e nelle dinastie di lunga data.   Dove gli uomini sono Re, e le donne son...

  • Vie pour vie synopsis, comments

    Vie pour vie

    Natasha Knight

    Nous formons un couple béni par le diable, Stefan et moi.  Il m’a enlevée pour perpétrer sa vengeance. Je n’étais qu’un pion pour mon père, et maintenant, je suis un pion pour...

  • Sacrifice synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Je suis l’une des quatre filles Willow. Il est le fils aîné de la famille Scafoni. Et nous avons une histoire. Pendant des générations, la famille Scafoni nous a demandé un sacrifi...

  • The Tithing synopsis, comments

    The Tithing

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    An ancient curse. Two families bound. A forbidden love. When the Wildbloods presented their daughters to me on the night of the Tithing, they knew what was to come for the chosen g...

  • The Swan Princess synopsis, comments

    The Swan Princess

    Natasha Knight

    At a glamorous masquerade ball in an opulent mansion the elite gather to celebrate the introduction of one of their own to society. But the guests of this party aren’t all knights ...

  • Supplice synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Mon frère avait raison. J’ai toujours voulu ma propre sœur Willow. Ce qui s’est passé sur cette île ne m’a pas brisé. Ça m’a abîmé. Souillé. Je suis devenu un monstre.  Bien s...

  • Corruption synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Quand j'ai disparu de la vie de Lina Guardia, il y a des années, c'était pour son bien. Elle était trop jeune. Trop corruptible. À présent, nos chemins se croisent à nouveau. ...

  • Betrayed synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    I didn’t think I had anything left to lose when I went to him. It was the only way to save what was left of my family. I knew I was taking a chance, knew there would be consequence...

  • Dominic synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Gia Je suis la fille d’un fantassin. La sœur d’un mouchard. Les monstres font partie de ma vie d’aussi loin que je m’en souvienne, mais le matin où je me suis réveillée dans cette ...

  • Il Prezzo del Peccato synopsis, comments

    Il Prezzo del Peccato

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    Mio marito mi odia. Ma è anche l'unica persona che può salvarmi. Rapita da uno sconosciuto, Santiago è la mia sola speranza. Il problema è che non so se sia vivo o morto. E per qua...

  • Giovanni synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Ich betrat meine Wohnung und sah ihn auf meinem Stuhl sitzen. Er trank meinen Whiskey, während seine Männer Wache standen. Da wusste ich noch nicht, wer Giovanni Santa Maria w...

  • De zwanenprinses synopsis, comments

    De zwanenprinses

    Natasha Knight

    Op een betoverend gemaskerd bal in een weelderig herenhuis komt de elite bijeen om de intrede van een van hen in de familie te vieren. Maar de gasten op dit feest zijn niet allemaa...

  • Lui et nous synopsis, comments

    Lui et nous

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    Je me suis terrée pendant quatre ans. Traquée par l’homme avec qui j’ai partagé une nuit. J’ai vu quelque chose que je n’aurais pas dû voir. J’ai pris quelque chose que je n’aurais...

  • Salvatore synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Lucia It all started with a contract signed by him, then by me, while our families watched. While my father sat silent, a man defeated, giving his daughter to the Benedetti monster...

  • The Penitent synopsis, comments

    The Penitent

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    A cruel fate. Two souls condemned. An impossible love. I knew he’d choose me before he came to our door on the night of the Tithing. I bore the mark that would make me his.  I...

  • Killian synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Cilla La Bête détient Belle. Killian Black me détient. Peu importe comment j’en suis arrivée là, même s’il y attache de l’importance. Il prétend que c’était mon choix. Mais il ne c...

  • Unholy synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Monsters don’t hide in the dark.  When I met Damian Di Santo in a dark corridor of my family home I knew he was a monster.  I was a scared little girl. He was already a m...

  • La Princesse des Cygnes synopsis, comments

    La Princesse des Cygnes

    Natasha Knight, Valentin Translation & Laure Valentin

    À l’occasion d’un élégant bal masqué dans un opulent manoir, l’élite se réunit pour fêter la présentation d’un nouveau membre de la haute société. Mais les invités de cette fête ne...

  • Wiederbelebung des Herzens synopsis, comments

    Wiederbelebung des Herzens

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    Santiago hat endlich, was er will. Sein Baby wächst in mir heran. Ich habe ihr Schicksal umgeschrieben und sie für immer an mich gebunden.  Die Dinge ändern sich für uns. Ich ...

  • Collateral synopsis, comments


    Natasha Knight

    Gabriela Stefan Sabbioni showed up uninvited in my bedroom on my sixteenth birthday. He stood in the shadows smelling of whiskey and death and wrapped a broken, bloodcrusted neckla...

  • Il Loro Regno synopsis, comments

    Il Loro Regno

    Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

    Ho capito che stavo giocando con il fuoco dalla prima notte che l’ho portata a letto. Ora devo affrontarne le conseguenze.   Ho tradito il mio migliore amico. Un fratello acqu...

  • Unfollow synopsis, comments


    Linda Papadopoulos

    Life is full of opportunity for young women, but it's also far more pressured than ever before. Whether it's the proliferation or the homogeneity of images of beauty and success th...