ISLE OF DOGS
GRETA GERWIG (TRACY WALKER) has rapidly emerged as one of Hollywood's
most engaging actresses, screenwriters, and directors. Gerwig wrote and directed
Globe winning film LADY BIRD, which also recently garnered five Oscar
nominations for Best
Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress in a Leading
Role, and Best
Supporting Actress. The film appeared on over 300 "Top Ten" lists in 2017, was
Picture" from the New York Film Critics Circle and Gerwig received "Best
from the National Board of Review. In addition, Gerwig has been nominated for
from the Director's Guild of America, as well as for Best Original Screenplay
from the Writers
Guild of America.
As an actress, Gerwig was last seen in 20th CENTURY WOMEN alongside Annette
Bening and Elle Fanning from director Mike Mills. Gerwig received a Critics'
nomination in the category of "Best Supporting Actress" for her portrayal of "Abbie,"
photographer who is being treated for cervical cancer. Last year, Gerwig also
starred in Pablo
Larrain's JACKIE alongside Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard; Todd Solondz's
opposite Danny DeVito, Ellen Burstyn, and Kieran Culkan; and Rebecca Miller's
dramedy MAGGIE'S PLAN opposite Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore.
In 2015, Gerwig starred in MISTRESS AMERICA, a comedy that she co-wrote with
director Noah Baumbach, which premiered to rave reviews at the 2015 Sundance
Gerwig's previous collaboration with Baumbach, FRANCES HA, earned her Golden
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award nominations in the category of
Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy." The film, which also earned an
Spirit Award nomination for "Best Feature," premiered at the 2012 Telluride Film
Toronto Film Festival, and New York Film Festival.
Gerwig first received critical acclaim for her breakout role as "Florence" in
GREENBERG, which marked her first collaboration with writer/director Noah
Baumbach. In the
film, she starred opposite Ben Stiller and her performance earned her several
including a Gotham Award nomination for "Breakthrough Performance" and an
Spirit Award nomination for "Best Female Lead."
Other film credits include Barry Levinson's THE HUMBLING opposite Al Pacino and
Dianne Wiest; ARTHUR opposite Russell Brand and Helen Mirren; the romantic
STRINGS ATTACHED with Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher; Whit Stillman's comedy
DAMSELS IN DISTRESS; and Fox Searchlight's LOLA VERSUS. A darling of the
film scene, Gerwig's prior credits include Ti West's "art-house horror film"
HOUSE OF THE
DEVIL; the Duplass brothers' genre-bender BAGHEAD; Joe Swanberg's HANNAH TAKES
THE STAIRS as a writer and actress, and NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS which she co-wrote
Gerwig graduated Magna Cum Laude from Barnard College and currently resides in
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