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Ari Graynor (2012)

Ari Graynor (born May 27, 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts; real name Ariel Geltman Graynor) is an American actress.

Life and career

Graynor came from a Jewish family[1] and attended private school in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.[2] Her breakthrough came with the role of Caitlin Rucker in the television series The Sopranos.[2] Since 2017, she has taken on a leading role in the Showtime television series I’m Dying Up Here, co-produced by Jim Carrey.[3]

Filmography (selection)

  • 2001: The Sopranos(TV series, 4 episodes)
  • 2003: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (television series, one episode)
  • 2003: Mystic River
  • 2004: Book of Love
  • 2004: Imaginary Heroes
  • 2004: Bereft
  • 2005: Game 6
  • 2005: The Great New Wonderful
  • 2005: Veronica Mars (television series, one episode)
  • 2006: Long Live Hollywood (For Your Consideration)
  • 2007: An American Crime
  • 2007: CSI: Miami (television series, one episode)
  • 2007: Turn the River
  • 2007: Numbers – The Logic of Crime(Numb3rs, television series, one episode)
  • 2008: Blues
  • 2008: Nick and Norah – Soundtrack of a Night (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist)
  • 2008-2012: American Dad (TV series, 4 episodes, voice)
  • 2009: Youth in Revolt
  • 2009: Roller Girl (Whip It)
  • 2009-2010: Fringe – Borderline Cases of the FBI(Fringe, TV series, 10 episodes)
  • 2010: Holy Rollers
  • 2010: The Cleveland Show (TV series, one episode, voice)
  • 2010: Date Night – Gangster for One Night (Date Night)
  • 2010: Betty Anne Waters (Conviction)
  • 2010: No Deal (short video)
  • 2011: Lucky
  • 2011: 10 Years
  • 2011: Bad Sitter (The Sitter)
  • 2011: The Perfect Ex (What’s Your Number?)
  • 2011: Family Guy (TV series, one episode, voice)
  • 2012: Celeste & Jesse (Celeste & Jesse Forever)
  • 2012: No Sex Under This Number (For a Good Time, Call…)
  • 2012: On the Road with Mum (The Guilt Trip)
  • 2014: Bad Teacher (TV series, 13 episodes)
  • 2014: Garfunkel and Oates (TV series, one episode)
  • 2017: The Disaster Artist
  • 2017–2018: I’m Dying Up Here (TV series, 20 episodes)
  • 2018: The Front Runner (The Front Runner)
  • 2020: Lady Business (Like a Boss)
  • 2020: Mrs. America (Miniseries)

Awards

  • 2005: Clarence Derwent Award for “Most Promising Actress On-Broadway” for the role of Alison in Brooklyn Boy[4]

Web links

Commons: Ari Graynor– Collection of images

Individual references

  1. Ari Graynor talks about ‘Holy Rollers’ and ‘What’s Your Number’ – PopWrapNew York Post. 12 May 2010. retrieved 11 August 2010.
  2. a b Ari Graynor bioIn: tribute .ca. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  3. Julian Ignatovich:Series: I’m Dying Up Here – Retro charm and hard-hitting business. in: Deutschlandfunk.de. 22 August 2017. retrieved 21 November 2017.
  4. The Clarence Derwent AwardActors‘ Equity Association. Retrieved 11 August 2012.