Joanna Newsom

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Born: 01/18/1982 in Nevada City, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (7)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2005, 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping 2016 (Movie)

Steam Punk Doctor (Actor)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

Inherent Vice 2014 (Movie)

Sortilège (Actor)

Portlandia 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Family Jams 2011 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)
Music (6)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2010 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Strangers 2008 (Movie)

("Sprout and the Bean") (Song)

The Strangers 2008 (Movie)

("Sprout and the Bean") (Song Performer)

Dedication 2007 (Movie)

("Bridges And Balloons") (Song Performer)

Dedication 2007 (Movie)

("Bridges And Balloons") (Song)

The Great World of Sound 2007 (Movie)

("Clam, Crab, Cockle, Cowrie") (Song)

Relationships

Bill Callahan

Ex-Companion

Andy Samberg Actor

Wife
Rumored to be dating as of 2008 Announced engagement February 2013 Married in September 2013

EDUCATION

Mills College

Milestones

2015

Released the album Divers.

2014

Appeared in and narrated the Paul Thomas Anderson film "Inherent Vice."

2012

Performed on the TV series "Austin City Limits."

2010

Released her third studio album Have One On Me.

2009

Performed two hours of new material at an unannounced concert at Big Sur.

2006

Released her sophomore album Ys.

2004

Released her debut album The Milk-Eyed Mender.

2003

Signed to the label Drag City.

2002

Recorded the demo EPs Walnut Whales and Yarn and Glue.

Popular songs include "Leaving The City" and "Good Intentions Paving Company".

Known for such albums as "The Milk-Eyed Mender" and "Ys"

Bonus Trivia

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First expressed an interest in playing the harp at age five, but the instructor felt she should learn piano first. She complied and became skilled at both piano and harp.

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Was not allowed to watch television or listen to the radio during her childhood.

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Grew up around music, as her father played the guitar and her mother played the hammer dulcimer, the autoharp, and the conga drums.

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Began learning harp on smaller Celtic harps before her parents gave her her first full sized pedal harp when she was in seventh grade.

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Played with the freak folk band The Pleased early on.

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Appears in the MGMT music video for "Kids."

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Appeared in a sketch on the IFC series "Portlandia" about the problems of transporting a harp.

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