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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 26 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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Lincoln Writer
(2012)
Munich Writer
(2005)
(2003)

Filmography

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 2022 The Fabelmans (written by)
 2022 Angels (Short)
 2021 West Side Story (screenplay by)
 2021 Angels in America (TV Movie) (play)
 2019 Brundibar (Video) (translation and adaptation)
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie) (written by - segment "Angels in America")
 2012 Lincoln (screenplay by)
 2005 Munich (screenplay)
 2004 Angels in America: The Opera (TV Movie) (based on the play by)
  Angels in America (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes, 2003) (play - 4 episodes, 2003) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2003)
- Perestroika: Beyond Nelly (2003) ... (play)
- Perestroika: Stop Moving! (2003) ... (play)
- Perestroika: Heaven, I'm in Heaven (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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Show Show Self (53 credits)
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Other Works:

(November 8 to December 6, 1992) His play, "Angels in America" A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Part Two, "Perestroika," was performed at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California Kathleen Chalfant, K. Todd Freeman, Jeffrey King, Ron Leibman, Cynthia Mace, Joe Mantello, Ellen McLaughlin and Stephen Spinella in ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Spouse:

Mark Harris
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Personal Quote:

[on his Oscar nomination for Munich (2005) screenplay] We had a great time because we sort of knew we weren't going to win anything; we were just there for the fun of it. I got to meet a lot of people whose work I really admire. I was very moved to see) Larry McMurtry and to see him and his partner [Diana Ossana] win for Brokeback Mountain (2005). And we stayed at the Pavilion, and they made a ... See more »

Trivia:

Jeanine Tesori and he were awarded the 2004 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Musical Score for "Caroline, or Change," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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