Biography

Carrie Rachel Brownstein (born September 27, 1974) is an American musician, writer, actress, director, and comedian from Seattle, Washington. She is known for being the guitarist and vocalist of punk rock bands Excuse 17 and Sleater-Kinney, as well as for her television and film endeavors. In 2009 she created the sketch comedy series Portlandia with Fred Armisen, which the two starred in. The series ran for 8 seasons from 2011 to 2018. Brownstein has also acted in various films such as Carol (2015) and Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018).

Carrie Rachel Brownstein (born September 27, 1974) is an American musician, writer, actress, director, and comedian from Seattle, Washington. She is known for being the guitarist and vocalist of punk rock bands Excuse 17 and Sleater-Kinney, as well as for her television and film endeavors. In 2009 she created the sketch comedy series Portlandia with Fred Armisen, which the two starred in. The series ran for 8 seasons from 2011 to 2018. Brownstein has also acted in various films such as Carol (2015) and Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1974-09-27

Place of Birth Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Sleater-Kinney

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Oath as Alice
2018 Tag as Therapist (uncredited)
2018 Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot as Suzanne
2015 Carol as Genevieve Cantrell
2015 The Glamour & the Squalor as Herself
2013 The Punk Singer as Herself
2011 Inside Portlandia as Herself
2011 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields as Herself
2011 Some Days Are Better Than Others as Katrina
2011 Portlandia (77 episodes) as Various Characters
2006 Burn to Shine - Vol. 3: Portland, OR 06.15.2005 as Herself
2006 Follow My Voice: With the Music of Hedwig as Herself
2002 Group
2001 Songs for Cassavetes as Herself
2001 Getting Stronger Every Day as Woman

Writing

2016 The Realest Real Writer
2011 Inside Portlandia Writer
2011 Portlandia (16 episodes)Writer

Directing

Fairy Godmother Director
2016 The Realest Real Director

Production

2011 Inside Portlandia Co-Executive Producer

Creator

2011 Portlandia Creator

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