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Julia Garner
American actress

Julia Garner

Julia Garner
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American actress
Is Actor Television actor Film actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 1 February 1994, The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Age 28 years
Star sign Aquarius
Residence New York City, New York, USA
Family
Mother: Tami Gingold
Spouse: Mark Foster (2019-)
Awards
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2019
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2020
Julia Garner
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Biography

Julia Garner (born February 1, 1994) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Ruth Langmore in the Netflix crime drama series Ozark (2017–present), for which she has won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Garner also had roles in the FX drama series The Americans (2015–18), the Netflix miniseries Maniac (2018), and the Bravo true crime series Dirty John (2018–19).

Garner has appeared in the films Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014). She had leading roles in We Are What We Are (2013), Grandma (2015), and The Assistant (2019).

Early life

Garner was born in the Riverdale neighborhood of The Bronx, New York. Her mother, Tami Gingold, a therapist, had a successful career as an actress and comedian in her native Israel. Her father, Thomas Garner, is a painter and an art teacher, originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio. Garner is Jewish, as is her mother.

Career

Paul Weitz, Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner and Mo Aboul-Zelof at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Garner began taking acting lessons at age 15 to overcome her shyness. She had her film debut at age 17 in Sean Durkin's Martha Marcy May Marlene, playing the role of Sarah.

In 2012, director David Chase invited her to play a small role which he wrote specifically for her in his film Not Fade Away. Her first starring role was in the 2012 film, Electrick Children. In 2013, she starred alongside Ashley Bell in the horror film The Last Exorcism Part II, and played the lead in the American remake of the Mexican horror film We Are What We Are.

Garner co-starred in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) as new character Marcie, a young stripper who crosses paths with another new character, Johnny (Joseph Gordon-Levitt). This marked the first time she acted against a green screen.

In 2015, Garner starred in the Paul Weitz directed comedy film Grandma alongside Lily Tomlin. Garner played a teenage student eliciting the help of her lesbian poet grandmother (Tomlin) for an abortion. In 2016, she appeared in an episode of Lena Dunham's HBO comedy series Girls titled, "The Panic in Central Park".

Garner continued acting in television and was cast as a recurring role in the third season of the FX period spy thriller series The Americans. She continued the role through season six. She was to have made her off-Broadway debut in Noah Haidle's play Smokefall at MCC Theater in 2016, but had to drop out during rehearsals because of scheduling conflicts.

Since 2017, Garner has starred as Ruth Langmore in the Netflix crime drama series Ozark, opposite Jason Bateman and Laura Linney. The role has garnered her critical acclaim and two consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

In 2018, Garner appeared in the Netflix miniseries Maniac as Ellie, the sister of Emma Stone's character. Garner also made regular appearances in the Bravo true crime anthology series Dirty John (2018–19). She plays Terra Newell, the daughter of Connie Britton's character. In October 2019, Garner was cast in a lead role in Shonda Rhimes' upcoming Netflix drama miniseries Inventing Anna.

In 2019, Garner appeared in the Amazon anthology series, Modern Love. She was featured in two episodes including, "So He Looked Like Dad. It Was Just Dinner, Right?" as a woman who has a crush on a much older man, played by Shea Whigham. The episode was directed by Emmy Rossum. That same year she starred in the independent drama film The Assistant as a production assistant in a toxic work environment. The film, directed by Kitty Green, addressed the current culture surrounding the MeToo movement. The film premiered at the 2019 Telluride Film Festival to critical acclaim. Garner received acclaim for her performance as well as any Independent Spirit Award nomination.

Personal life

Garner in 2018

Garner married Mark Foster, lead vocalist of Foster the People, in a December 2019 ceremony at New York City Hall.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Dreamer Girl on Sidewalk #3 Short film
One Thousand Cranes Dorian
2011 Martha Marcy May Marlene Sarah
Our Time Kaya Short film
Mac & Cheese Mary Katherine Brown
2012 Electrick Children Rachel McKnight
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Susan
Not Fade Away Girl In Car
2013 We Are What We Are Rose Parker
The Last Exorcism Part II Gwen
Hair Brained Shauna Holder
2014 Get Ready Unknown Short film
Send Girl
I Believe in Unicorns Cassidy
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Marcie
2015 Grandma Sage
2016 Good Kids Tinsley
2017 Tomato Red Jamalee Merridew
One Percent More Humid Catherine
Everything Beautiful Is Far Away Rola
2019 The Assistant Jane
TBA You Can't Win Chicken Post-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2015–2018 The Americans Kimberly Breland Recurring role; 10 episodes
2016 Girls Charlie's Roommate Episode: "The Panic in Central Park"
2016–2017 The Get Down Claudia Gunns 2 episodes
2017–present Ozark Ruth Langmore Main role
2018 Waco Michelle Jones Miniseries; 6 episodes
Maniac Ellie Landsberg Miniseries; 5 episodes
2018–2019 Dirty John Terra Newell Main role (season 1)
2019 Modern Love Maddy 2 episodes
2020 Robot Chicken Various voices Episode: "Callie Greenhouse in: Fun. Sad. Epic. Tragic"
2022 Inventing Anna Anna Delvey Main role

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards Best Ensemble Performance Martha Marcy May Marlene Nominated
2013 Fantastic Fest Best Actress – Horror Features We Are What We Are Won
2014 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Ozark Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Dirty John Nominated
2019 Gold Derby Television Awards Best Drama Supporting Actress Ozark Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Won
2020 Primetime Emmy Awards Won
2020 Boston Society of Film Critics Best Actress The Assistant Nominated
2020 Columbus Film Critics Association Best Actress Nominated
2020 Independent Spirit Awards Best Female Lead Nominated
2021 Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Ozark Nominated
Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Television Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 12 Dec 2021. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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