Tony Kushner Bio

(screenwriter)

Relationship Statistics of Tony Kushner

What is Tony Kushner marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Tony Kushner get married ? (married date):April 27, 2003
Is Tony Kushner having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Tony Kushner gay ?: Yes
Who is Tony Kushner wife ? (name):Mark Harris

More about the relationship

Tony Kushner is a married man. Similarly, he is openly gay and married to Mark Harris. Their marriage was held on 27th April 2003.

Likewise, their marriage was the first same-sex commitment ceremony to be featured in the Vows column of The New York Times. Furthermore, in summer 2008, Kushner and Harris were legally married at the town hall in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Who is Tony Kushner?

Anthony Robert Kushner known as Tony Kushner is an American playwright and screenwriter. Similarly, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America and then adapted it for HBO in 2003.

Likewise, his film Munich and Lincoln received Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Tony Kushner: Age(62), Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

He was born on 16th July 1956 in New York City, US. He is the son of William Kushner(father) and Sylvia Deutscher(mother). His mother was a bassoonist and his father was a clarinetist and conductor.

After his birth, his family moved to Lake Charles, Louisiana, the seat of Calcasieu Parish where he spent his childhood.

Besides, he belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Tony Kushner: Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, he attended Columbia University for his undergraduate education. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Medieval Studies in the year 1978. Similarly, he attended the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, graduating in the year 1984.

Tony Kushner: Professional Life and Career

His best-known work is Angels in America is a play in two parts Millennium Approaches and Perestroika. Similarly, his other plays include Hydriotaphia, Slavs Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness, A Bright Room Called Day and many others.

In the early 2000s, he began writing for film. Similarly, his co-written screenplay Munich was produced and directed by Steven Spielberg in the year 2005. In January 2006, a documentary feature about his entitled Wrestling With Angels debuted at the Sundance Film Festival.

In a 2015 interview actress/producer Viola Davis revealed she had hired him to write an as yet untitled biopic about the life of Barbara Jordan that she planned to star in. Similarly, in the year 2016, he worked on a screenplay version of August Wilson’s play Fences; the resulting film Fences, directed by Denzel Washington, was released in December 2016.

Likewise, he is famous for frequent revisions and years-long gestations of his plays. Moreover, his newest completed work, the play The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. Furthermore, in 2018 it was announced that he was working on a script of a remake of West Side Story for Spielberg to direct.

Tony Kushner: Awards, Nominations

He has received many awards and nominations. He won Whiting Award, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Tony Award for Best Play. Similarly, he won Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, Tony Award for Best Play and many other.

Likewise, he won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special and New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay.

Tony Kushner: Net Worth($5 M), Income, Salary

The estimated net worth of Tony is around $5 million. He might earn a huge amount of money from his successful career. But he has not revealed his salary and incomes.

Tony Kushner: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There is no rumors and controversy of Tony. Similarly, he is successful in maintaining his life away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about Tony Kushner’s body measurements, he has a height of 6 feet 1 inch but his weight is unknown. His hair color is salt and pepper and he has brown color eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Tony Kushner is active on Facebook with around 4.2k followers. He is not active on Instagram and Twitter.

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