Kenneth Lonergan - Rotten Tomatoes

Kenneth Lonergan

Highest Rated:   96% Manchester by the Sea (2016)
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Birthplace:   New York, New York, USA
First began writing at the suggestion of his high school drama teacher. Attended high school with Matthew Broderick, who later starred in his 1999 off-Broadway hit The Starry Messenger. His first play, The Rennings Children, was chosen for the Stephen Sondheim-founded Young Playwright's Inc in 1982, while he was still an undergraduate. Joined off-Broadway troupe The Naked Angels and wrote speeches for the Environment Protection Agency and Weight Watchers and comedy sketches for Fuji Films to support himself after graduation. Wrote the script for Analyze This (1999) based on a story told by his stepfather, a psychiatrist. Penned the 2000 play Waverley Gallery based on his experience with his grandmother's battle with Alzheimer's disease. Had to battle for the release of his movie Margaret, which spent over five years in post-production.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
96% Manchester by the Sea
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
$47.7M 2016
74% Margaret
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
$0.1M 2011
No Score Yet Marie and Bruce
  • Actor
2004
75% Gangs of New York
  • Screenwriter
$77.7M 2002
95% You Can Count On Me
  • Priest
  • Screenwriter
$8.5M 2000
43% The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
  • Screenwriter
$0.5M 2000
69% Analyze This
  • Screenwriter
1999

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
  • 2016

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