Ari Graynor is a stage, TV and film actress whose confidence, joy and mirth have turned her into a must-meet personality. Since her acting career debuted in 2001, she has appeared in not less than 40 works. She is best known for her roles in The Sopranos, Fringe, Bad Teacher, Whip It, For a Good Time, Call… and stage productions such as Brooklyn Boy and The Little Dog Laughed.
Ari Graynor Biography
Ariel Geltman Graynor was born on the 27th day of April 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts. Her mother, Joani Geltman is a parenting expert while her father Greg Graynor works as a contractor. While her mother was born into an Ashkenazi Jewish family, her father is of Polish descent and converted to Judaism from Roman Catholic. As such, she received a strong Jewish upbringing.
Ari Graynor received her early education from Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a private school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Afterwards, she graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
She made her TV debut in 2001 on HBO’s The Sopranos in a recurring role as Caitlin Rucker. Two years later, she made her big screen debut as Eve Pigeon in ‘s mystery crime thriller drama flick, Mystic River. The film co-starred and Tim Robbins both of whom won Oscars’ Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.
In 2005, she appeared in a Broadway production, Brooklyn Boy as Alison. Before then, she recorded other works including the world premiere of the play in 2004 at South Coast Repertory and The Little Dog Laughed. Other stage productions she has appeared in include off-Broadway plays such as Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead (2005), Trust in 2010 with , , and and Yen in 2017.
She had minor roles in NBC’s crime-drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2003, the teen mystery drama series Veronica Mars (2005), and in 2007, she appeared in CBS’ CSI: Miami and Numb3rs. In 2008, she was cast in a voice role in five episodes of FOX’s animated sitcom, American Dad! The sitcom opened the door for other works on the network including a recurring role on Fringe (2009-2010) – in a double role as Rachel/Kelsie, The Cleveland Show in 2010, and a voice role in a 2011 episode of Family Guy.
Ari Graynor landed a regular role on CBS’ Bad Teacher as Meredith Davis in 2014. She also doubled as the show’s producer. Other TV projects she appeared in include Garfunkel and Oates in 2014, Kroll Show in 2015, and from 2017 to 2018, she appeared in a regular role as Cassie Feder in Showtime’s comedy-drama titled I’m Dying Up Here.
Since her first film appearance in 2003, there’s hardly any year gone by that she does not add at least one credit to her resume. Ari Graynor has appeared in no less than 20 films. Her film credits include Book of Love, Imaginary Heroes, and Bereft in 2004, Game 6 and The Great New Wonderful in 2005. She starred in For Your Consideration (2006) and had two roles in 2007 in Am American Crime and Turn the River.
She also appeared in Blues (2008), Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008), Youth in Revolt (2009) and Whip It (2009), the latter is a comedy film directed by . At the turn of the decade, Ari Graynor became more regular on the big screen. In 2010, she was on the set of four movies: Holy Rollers, Date Night, Conviction, and the short film No Deal. She repeated the streak the following year with Lucky, 10 Years, The Sitter, and What’s Your Number? but had one less credit in 2012: Celeste & Jesse Forever, For a Good Time, Call… which she also executive produced, and The Guilt Trip.
After a four-year film break, Graynor made her big screen comeback with Wiener-Dog in 2016. The same year, she also appeared in the short film Join the Club. 2017 had only one entrance, The Disaster Artist as did 2018 – the political drama film The Front Runner.
5 Key Facts You Need To Know
1. Her Net Worth
Ari Graynor is one fine actress whose talent and acting skills, especially her comedic chops cannot be denied. Over the years, she has not only built an impressive resume but also amassed an incredible amount in net worth. Her fortune is estimated at $1 million, an amount that would increase as she continues racking up more roles.
2. Before Fame
Graynor has always loved babies and as a young girl, she worked as a babysitter before she hit the limelight. Besides acting, she is also a talented photographer.
3. Her Boyfriend
The Disaster Artist actress is possibly single. However, she was in a relationship with fellow actor, in 2008. The duo appeared in Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist.
Meanwhile, she revealed in CBS late-night interview with on June 29, 2017, that she went to prom with future congressman
4. Height, Weight, Body Measurements
She is not just talented but also endowed. At 5 feet 5 inches tall (1.65 m), she weighs 52 kg, that is, 115 lb. Her body stats include a bust size of 34 inches, waist that measures 25 inches and a hip size of 24 inches. She sports blonde hair and hazel coloured blinkers.
5. Social Media Presence
Graynor connects with her fans across several social media platforms. She has over 1500 followers on Instagram and more than 30k on Twitter.