Kenneth Lonergan

Kenneth Lonergan

writer, actor, director

Kenneth Lonergan was born on Oct 16, 1962 in USA. Kenneth Lonergan's big-screen debut came with Analyze This directed by Harold Ramis in 1999. Kenneth Lonergan is known for Manchester by the Sea directed by Kenneth Lonergan, Casey Affleck stars as Lee Chandler and Ivy O'Brien as Young Patrick. Kenneth Lonergan has got 68 awards and 101 nominations so far. The most recent award Kenneth Lonergan achieved is Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards. The upcoming new movie Kenneth Lonergan plays is Manchester by the Sea which will be released on Dec 16, 2016.

Kenneth Lonergan is a playwright, screenwriter and director. His film, Tu peux compter sur moi (2000), which he wrote and directed, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, won the Sundance 2000 Grand Jury Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, the NY Film Critics Circle, LA Film Critics Circle, Writers Guild of America and National Board of Review awards for Best Screenplay of 2001, the AFI awards for Best Film and Best New Writer. He co-wrote the film, Gangs of New York (2002), which garnered a WGA and Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. As a playwright, he has been represented in New York by Lobby Hero, (Playwrights Horizons, John Houseman Theatre, Drama Desk Best Play nominee, Outer Critics Circle Best Play and John Gassner Playwrighting nominee, included in the 2000-2001 Best Plays annual), The Waverly Gallery (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Promenade; 2001 Pulitzer Prize runner-up), and "This is Our Youth" (Drama Desk Best Play nominee). "Lobby Hero" (Olivier Award Nominee for Best Play) and "This Is Our Youth" have also received productions on London's West End.

  • Birthday

    Oct 16, 1962
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA
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Known For


68 wins & 101 nominations

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards
Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Winner - Silver Condor
Belgian Film Press Union
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Winner - Grand Prix
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