The full name of Greta Gerwig is Greta Celeste Gerwig. She is a filmmaker and actress in America. Mumblecore, a subgenre of independent film was the film movement through which she became prominent. She came into collaboration with two directors namely
on projects like Nights and Weekends film, etc. Some of her other notable works are Greenberg,
, No Strings Attached, etc.
Gerwig is a native of the capital city of U.S. state of California named Sacramento. Her mother, Christine, and father Gordon Gerwig used to work as a nurse and a financial consultant respectively. She has Irish, German, and English ancestry. She was brought up as a follower of the liberal religion called Unitarian Universalist, in spite of the fact that she went to a Catholic School to complete her education. She was an intense child in her childhood, who was very interested in dance. She wanted to complete her degree in
in the field of musical theater. But, she completed her graduation from Barnard College in the fields of philosophy and English.
She acted in a minor role in the 2006 independent mumblecore film named LOL by Joe Swanberg. She appeared for the first time on the talk show in the year 2010 on
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
, an American late-night talk show. She got an award from the Anthena Film Festival for Acting in the year 2011. She gave her voice for the cartoon named China, IL in the American cable network show named Adult Swim. She also worked with Noah Baumbach, her boyfriend in the year 2010 in the movie named Greenberg. She was glad to be selected for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival as a member of the jury in the year 2014. She appeared in the year 2014 on a stage debut in The Village Bike of Penelope Skinner at the theatre named Lucille Lortel in New York as Becky.
In the year 2015, she wrote and directed the film named Lady Bird. The film is being planned to start in 2016 under the production of IAC Films. She collaborated with Mistress America and Noah Baumbach in the year 2015. Her next role as a star was in the romantic comedy film of America named Maggie's Plan in the year 2015. It was the first one to showcase on the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival's official selection. The movie screened at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival and at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
She was in a relationship with Noah Baumbach, the director, and writer since the year 2011.