Kenneth Lonergan Biography

(Screenwriter, Playwright, and Director)

Kenneth Lonergan is an American screenwriter, playwright, and director. Kenneth Lonergan is a married man.

Relationship Facts of Kenneth Lonergan

  • Kenneth Lonergan is married to J. Smith-Cameron.
  • He is father of One (Nellie).
  • Kenneth Lonergan is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Kenneth Lonergan?

Kenneth Lonergan is a married man. He is married to actress J. Smith-Cameron in 2000 and they have one daughter, Nellie.

Who is Kenneth Lonergan?

Kenneth Lonergan is an American screenwriter, playwright, and director who is best known for writing numerous critically acclaimed movies like Gangs of New York, and Manchester by the Sea for which he garnered an Academy Award for Best Director nomination.

He also won the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for the same movie at the 70th British Academy Film Awards.

Kenneth Lonergan: Early life, Childhood, and Education

Kenneth Lonergan was born in the Bronx, New York City on October 16, 1962, to a psychiatrist mother and physician father. He belongs to a mixed ethnic background; Jewish on his mother’s side and Irish on his father’s side.

He attended Walden School (a now-defunct, highly progressive private school in Manhattan with a strong drama program) and began writing at the school.

He was later enrolled at Wesleyan University where he trained as a playwright and director and graduated from the NYU Playwriting Program.

Kenneth Lonergan: Career, Salary, Net Worth

During Kenneth Lonergan’s initial days of his career, he worked as a speechwriter for the Environmental Protection Agency after graduating from NYU. He was also involved in other projects like industrial shows—long-play commercials—for clients such as Weight Watchers and Fujifilm.

Kenneth has since then been part of numerous movies, television series, and theater work. Some of the movies and television series that he has been part of include Doug, Analyze This, You Can Count on Me, The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle, Margaret, Analyze That, Howards End, and others.

The film You Can Count on Me (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, and other prestigious awards. He has a total of 55 wins and 91 nominations to his name for his involvement in movies and television shows.

As of 2022, Information regarding the salary and the amount of net worth of Kenneth is currently not available.

Kenneth Lonergan
Caption: Kenneth Lonergan Posing for a Photo (Source: Los Angeles Times )

Kenneth Lonergan’s Rumors, Controversy

Kenneth has seldom been involved in controversies of any sort and has been successful in maintaining a good public image.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Kenneth Lonergan has an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m). other information regarding his body measurement is not available at the moment.

His hair color is salt and pepper and his eye color is hazel green.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Kenneth is not active on any social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.


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