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Tony Kushner


Tony Kushner's play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes" earned him the Pulitzer Prize, among many other awards. His other acclaimed plays include "Slavs", "Homebody/Kabul" and "Caroline, or Change". He has collaborated with children's author and illustrator Maurice Sendak on several books. In 2003, Kushner married his boyfriend,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lincoln
Lincoln Writer
(2012)
Munich
Munich Writer
(2005)
Theater of War
(2008)
Outrage
Outrage Himself
(2009)

Filmography

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 2012 Lincoln (screenplay)
 2005 Munich (screenplay)
 2004 Angels in America (TV Movie) (based on the play by)
  Angels in America (TV Mini-Series) (play - 5 episodes, 2003) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2003)
- Heaven, I'm in Heaven (2003) ... (play)
- Beyond Nelly (2003) ... (play)
- Stop Moving! (2003) ... (play)
- Part 2 Perestroika (2003) ... (play) / (teleplay)
- Part 1: Millennium Approaches (2003) ... (play) / (teleplay)
 1993 American Playhouse (TV Series) (play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes" - 1 episode)
- In the Wings: Angels in America on Broadway (1993) ... (play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes")
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Other Works:

His play, "Homebody/Kabul," was performed at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois with Amy Morton in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his Oscar nomination for Lincoln (2012)] I'm tremendously honored to be a nominee in the company of so many writers and filmmakers whose work I admire. I'm very grateful to Steven and Kathy, to Daniel, Sally, Tommy Lee and the whole cast, to Rick, Joanna, Janusz, Mike and John and everyone who made Lincoln happen. I'm overwhelmed by the Academy's response to the film. I heard that I'd been ... See more »

Trivia:

Was born in New York City but spent his whole childhood (until college) in Lake Charles, Louisiana. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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Does anybody know how to contact Mr. Kushner? mysh-3
'Caroline' or 'Change' btm1
Caroline, Or Change, Houston, Texas derk_39339
Spielberg and Kushner get what they deserve JerryZ111
Congratulations on your BAFTA nomination! Lona87
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