Kenneth Lonergan

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Birthday
16, 1962
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
16, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
New York

About

Known for penning plays like This is Our Youth and The Waverly Gallery, the latter of which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2001. Also known for his work in film, he directed the 2000 feature You Can Count On Me and the 2016 film Manchester By The Sea.

Before Fame

His first play, The Rennings Children, was chosen for the Young Playwright's Festival in 1982.

Trivia

He worked as a speechwriter for the Environmental Protection Agency after graduating from NYU.

Family Life

He married actress J. Smith-Cameron in 2000.

Associated With

He co-wrote the screenplay for the 2002 film Gangs of New York, directed by Martin Scorsese.