Greta Lee

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Greta Lee
Greta Jiehan Lee

(1983-03-07) March 7, 1983 (age 38)
Years active2009–present
Spouse(s)Russ Armstrong[1]

Greta Jiehan Lee (born March 7, 1983)[2][3] is an American actress.[4]

Early life[edit]

Lee was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Her parents are Korean immigrants. While attending Harvard-Westlake School she became interested in the performing arts. After high school she studied communication and theater at Northwestern University, and continued to pursue acting by moving to New York City.[2][5][6][7]


She has played Soojin in Girls and Homeless Heidi in High Maintenance.[8] She was a guest star in the TV shows New Girl and Wayward Pines. She costarred as Hae Won in Sisters alongside Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Lee starred as Maxine in the Netflix comedy-drama series Russian Doll.[9]


Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Heather Kim Episode: "Taboo"
2006-2009 The Electric Company Greta / Allie 2 episodes
2012–2013 High Maintenance Heidi 2 episodes
2012–2013 Nurse Jackie Nurse 3 episodes
2013 Royal Pains Daisy Episode: "Pins and Needles"
2013 Bad Management Mel TV Movie
2013–2014 Girls Soojin 4 episodes
2013–2016 Inside Amy Schumer Herself Recurring
2014 Seriously Distracted Paige Main cast
2014 Old Soul Alix TV Pilot
2014–2015 New Girl Kai 5 episodes
2014–2015 Above Average Presents Various 2 episodes
2015 Good at Life Dr. Simon TV Pilot
2015 Sharing Heidi Salazar TV Pilot
2015–2016 Wayward Pines Ruby Recurring
2016–2017 Chance Lucy Recurring
2016–2018 High Maintenance Heidi 2 episodes
2017 Broad City Dr. Elizabeth Fuller Episode: "Witches"
2017–2018 The Good Fight Amber Wood-Lutz 2 episodes
2019–present Russian Doll Maxine Main cast
2019 The Other Two Genevieve Kim Episode: "Chase Shoots a Music Video"
2020 Miracle Workers: Dark Ages Princess Vicky of Valdroggia 2 episodes
2020 What We Do in the Shadows Celeste Episode: "Collaboration"
2020 The Twilight Zone Ellen Jones Episode: "You Might Also Like"
2021 The Morning Show Stella Bak Recurring role
Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Hello I Must Be Going Gap Girl
2013 Hair Brained Gertrude Lee
2014 St. Vincent Teller #23
2014 While We're Young Sundance Interviewer (voice)
2014 Top Five Pill Girl
2014 The Cobbler Kara
2015 Sisters Hae-Won Chan
2016 10 Crosby Cabbie Short film; segment: "HiFi"
2016 Money Monster Amy Lee
2017 Fits and Starts Jennifer
2017 Gemini Tracy
2017 Cabiria, Charity, Chastity Nina the Showgirl Short film
2017 Pottersville Ilene
2018 In a Relationship Maggie
2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Interesting Person #2


  1. ^ Lisa Butterworth: She's Funny That Way. Tidal Magazine
  2. ^ a b Cara Buckley: Greta Lee On Hollywood Stereotypes and Playing the ‘Lovable Weirdo’. The New York Times, 2015-12-17
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  4. ^ "Greta Lee". (archived version). Archived from the original on April 2, 2015.
  5. ^ Tae Hong: ‘Too American’ no more: Greta Lee just may be Hollywood’s new comedy ‘It’ girl. The Korean Times, 2014-12-17
  6. ^ Rachel Davison: Alumna Greta Lee shines in female-driven comedies. The Daily Northwestern,28 January 2016
  7. ^ Madeleine Aggeler: Everyone’s Ready to Watch Greta Lee And the actress is feeling the pressure of being seen. The Cut, 3 December 2018
  8. ^ "Greta Lee Interview". ELLE. 2014-05-22.
  9. ^ Bradley, Laura (February 7, 2019). "Russian Doll's Greta Lee Breaks Down That Crazy Party, Maxine's Bold Look". Vanity Fair. Retrieved February 14, 2019.

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