Susanna Fogel

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Susanna Fogel is an American director and writer best known for her 2018 film The Spy Who Dumped Me starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon.


Fogel and her writing partner Joni Lefkowitz originally wrote Life Partners as a one act play.[1] They eventually adapted it into a screenplay which Fogel went on to direct. The film premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.[2]

Feeling boxed in by the work she was getting, Fogel wrote the comedy-action thriller The Spy Who Dumped Me. The film was released in 2018 and starred Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon, the latter of whom had appeared briefly in Fogel's debut film.[3]

Fogel co-wrote the script for Booksmart with Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins and Katie Silberman.

Writing career[edit]

Fogel is a regular contributor to The New Yorker online.[4]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ McCormack, Colin. "Filmmaker Interview: SUSANNA FOGEL, director/co-writer of LIFE PARTNERS". Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  2. ^ Toro, Gabe. "Tribeca Review: 'Life Partners' Starring Gillian Jacobs, Leighton Meester And Adam Brody". Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  3. ^ Riley, Jenelle. "'The Spy Who Dumped Me' Director Susanna Fogel on Female Friendship and Sam Heughan". Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  4. ^ Fogel, Susanna. "Susanna Fogel". Retrieved 14 January 2016.

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