Greta Celeste Gerwig born on August 4, 1983 is an American actress and filmmaker. Gerwig first came to prominence through her association with the mumblecore film movement.
She has collaborated with directors Joe Swanberg and Noah Baumbach on several projects, including the film Nights and Weekends, which the two co-wrote, co-directed and in which they co-starred. Gerwig made her mainstream debut in 2011, in No Strings Attached. She also co-starred alongside Russell Brand in Arthur.
Gerwig voices one of the main characters in the Adult Swim cartoon China, IL. In 2011 she was cast as one of the leads in the HBO pilot The Corrections which was cancelled.
Gerwig has reportedly been dating writer-director Noah Baumbach since late 2011, though they have only officially acknowledged the relationship recently. They worked together on his film Greenberg in 2010, and co-wrote Frances Ha, which was theatrically released in May 2013 after being screened on the festival circuit since September 2012.