Tony Kushner Bio, Affair, Ethnicity, Age, Height, Married, Wife, Net Worth

Tony Kushner

Tony Kushner: Biography in Details

Who is Tony Kushner?

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.

How old is Tony Kushner?

Tony Kushner 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, Tony Kushner attended the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, graduating in the year 1984.

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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, Tony Kushner  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 the Whiting Award, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Tony Award for Best Play.

Similarly, he won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, Tony Award for Best Play and many others.

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

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What is Tony Kushner’s net worth?

The estimated net worth of Tony is around $5 million as of 2023.

Tony Kushner 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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