Tony Kushner

Playwright, Theatrical Lyricist

1956 –

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Who is Tony Kushner?

Anthony Robert "Tony" Kushner is an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. He co-authored with Eric Roth the screenplay for the 2005 film Munich, and he wrote the screenplay for the 2012 film Lincoln, both critically acclaimed movies. For his work, he received a National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in 2013.

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Born
Jul 16, 1956
Manhattan
Also known as
  • Anthony Robert Kushner
  • Anthony Robert "Tony" Kushner
Parents
Spouses
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
  • New York University
Employment
  • Juilliard School
Lived in
  • Lake Charles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013