February 2, 1967 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
(m. 1994; div. 2003)
|Children||2, including Jake Cannavale|
|Family||Baruch Lumet (paternal grandfather)
Lena Horne (maternal grandmother)
Jenny Lumet (born February 2, 1967) is an American actress and screenwriter noted for her award-winning screenplay for Rachel Getting Married. The film was directed by Oscar-winner Jonathan Demme.
The daughter of director Sidney Lumet and journalist Gail Lumet Buckley, and granddaughter of singer Lena Horne, she began her career in acting, turning only later to screenwriting. She was married to actor Bobby Cannavale from 1994 to 2003. Their son is the actor Jake Cannavale. She married Alexander Weinstein in 2008 and they have a daughter.
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