Douglas McGrath

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Douglas McGrath
Born (1958-02-02) February 2, 1958 (age 59)
New York City, New York, U.S.

Douglas Geoffrey McGrath (born February 2, 1958) is an American screenwriter, film director, and actor. He also writes political commentary, such as "The Flapjack File", a column for The New Republic.

McGrath was nominated for both an Academy Award and a BAFTA award for his Bullets over Broadway screenplay.[1] He was twice nominated for a Writers Guild of America award, in 1995 for Bullets over Broadway,[1] and in 1997 for Emma.[1]

McGrath is the son of Beatrice and R. Searle McGrath, an independent oil producer from Midland, Texas. He is an alumnus of Trinity School of Midland, The Choate School, and Princeton University. At Princeton, he was a member of the Princeton Triangle Club and joined its Board of Directors after graduation. In 1995, McGrath married Jane Read Martin, a former assistant of Woody Allen's. She and McGrath have a son named Henry.

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  1. ^ a b c IMDb awards
  2. ^ Schuessler, Jennifer (16 March 2013). "Carole King Musical Is Broadway Bound". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Kenneth Jones (June 21, 2012). "New Works by Rajiv Joseph, Jenny Schwartz and Doug McGrath Will Cling to Vineyard's Vine in 2012–13". Retrieved July 15, 2012. 

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