Natasha Lyonne  born April 4, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Nicky Nichols on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black —presentfor which she received an Emmy Award nomination inand for Yael stone and natasha lyonne dating role as Jessica in the American Pie film series — She has appeared in over 50 films, including: Lyonne was born in New York City as Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein the daughter of Ivette Buchinger  and Aaron Braunstein, a boxing promoterrace car driver, and radio host who was distantly related to cartoonist Al Jaffee.
Lyonne's parents were both from Orthodox Jewish families, and she herself was raised Orthodox. During the war, he hid in Budapest as a non-Jew working in a leather factory. Lyonne spent the first eight years of her life living in Great Neck, New York.
During her stay in Israel, Lyonne participated in the production of the Israeli children's film April Foolwhich began her interest in being an actress. Lookstein Upper School of Ramaza 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 Sidewhere she felt she was an outcast. Her high school graduation depended on completing her first year at Tisch, but she left the program because she could not pay the tuition.
She attended New York University for a short time, studying film and philosophy. Lyonne was estranged from her father, who lived on the Upper West Yael stone and natasha lyonne dating until his death in October [ citation needed ] and in was a Republican candidate for City Council for the sixth District of Manhattan. As a young child, Lyonne was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency. On working as a very young child actor, Lyonne said: 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.
This led to appearances in a variety of films over the next 10 years, including starring roles in the independent features Slums of Beverly Hillsfor which she received two Teen Choice Award nominations,  and But I'm a Cheerleader During this time, she appeared as Jessica in the highly successful teen comedy American Piereprising the role in three of its sequels.
Lyonne's subsequent film appearances include All About Evil4: "Yael stone and natasha lyonne dating" Netflix Mystery Movie. On working in the theater: I'm glad that I didn't do this before I was ready, before I was capable of showing up every day. That is Yael stone and natasha lyonne dating a skill set I had before".
In lateLyonne was reported to be developing a TV series for Fox about a young girl, who, fresh out of rehab and committed to starting a new life as a sober, responsible adult, is forced to move in with her conservative brother and young family. The role is Lyonne's first television job as a series regular. She has also appeared as various characters on IFC 's sketch comedy series Portlandia. For this, her directorial debut, she began writing a script with Maya Rudolph in mind to star.
The comedy co-created and executive produced by Lyonne, Amy PoehlerLeslye Headland is slated to release on Netflix early It is the first series in history to have a completely female creative team. Lyonne lives in New York City.
During the early s, Lyonne experienced legal problems and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and for incidents involving her neighbors. InLyonne was admitted to Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan under a pseudonymsuffering from hepatitis Ca heart infection, and a collapsed lung ; she was also undergoing methadone treatment. Her lawyer said an emergency had arisen, but did not give details.
Later that year, Lyonne was admitted to the Caron Foundationa drug and alcohol treatment center, and appeared in court afterwards.