Birth Date: September 18, 1984
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Notable Films: Win Win, Midnight in Paris, Tower Heist
Awards: Golden Derby Award (Ensemble Cast | Midnight in Paris – Nominated)
Nina Arianda Biography:
A New York native, Nina was born in Manhattan in 1984, to German and Ukrainian parents. This led to her moving around a lot, and, as a child, she grew up in New Jersey and Germany. After graduating Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts with a BA, she moved to the Tisch School of Arts at New York University, where she secured a Master of Fine Arts degree. After this she started a career on Broadway, winning acclaim with a role in the play Born Yesterday.
Success would come thick and fast for Nina in 2010 when she won a Tony Award for her performance in Venus in Fur. She then moved into motion pictures in 2011, starting with the Tom McCarthy movie Win Win (2011). She followed this up with the critically-acclaimed Woody Allen movie Midnight in Paris (2011), and the comedy Tower Heist (2011).
In 2014, Arianda went back to the theater, starring in Tales From Red Vienna, with the Manhattan Theatre Club. In recent years she has appeared in the movie Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), and Beatriz at Dinner (2017). Nina also appeared in 4 episodes of the crime TV show Hannibal, playing the wife of lead character Will Graham.