Jenny Lumet

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Jenny Lumet
Born (1967-02-02) February 2, 1967 (age 48)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress, screenwriter
Spouse(s) Bobby Cannavale (1994–2003)
Alexander Weinstein (married 2008)

Jenny Lumet (born 2 February 1967) is an American actress and screenwriter noted for her award-winning screenplay for Rachel Getting Married.[1] The film was directed by the Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme.[2]

The daughter of noted filmmaker Sidney Lumet and journalist Gail Lumet Buckley, and granddaughter of Lena Horne, she began her career in acting, turning only recently to screenwriting.[3]

She was married to actor Bobby Cannavale from 1994–2003, they had a son. She married - but is currently separated from - Alexander Weinstein and they have a daughter.[4]


  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ Callaghan, Dylan. When Truth Comes a-Callin', Writers Guild of America, West
  3. ^ King, Susan. 28 September 2008. Going off script, The Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ King, Susan. "Ditching acting, director's daughter finds role as writer » Knoxville News Sentinel". Retrieved 2012-10-09. 

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