: Played "Alison" in "Brooklyn Boy", a play by Donald Margulies
(Biltmore Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
I was a precocious only child, and then I went through a fat, awkward stage for several years, so I learned to fall back on my humor and personality when I was growing up. It's how you survive, so I think it was more of a natural progression for me, developing into comedy.
Ari's mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family; Ari's father is of Polish descent, and converted to Judaism. Ari's paternal grandfather, born Andrew Gryzna, changed his name to Andrew Graynor.