Noah Baumbach

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  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Writer
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Fast Facts

  • His first feature film, Kicking and Screaming, premiered at the 1995 New York Film Festival, when he was 26.
  • Teamed up with fellow writer-director Wes Anderson to write The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou in 2004 and Fantastic Mr. Fox in 2009.
  • Wrote a lead role for then-wife Jennifer Jason Leigh in his 2007 drama Margot at the Wedding.
  • Made two short films for Saturday Night Live in 2008.
  • Periodic contributor to The New Yorker.

Awards

  • 2010, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Adapted Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2006, Writers Guild Awards — Original Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2006, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Writer: Nominee
  • 2005, Sundance Film Festival — Directing Award: Dramatic: Winner
  • 2006, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2005, Sundance Film Festival — Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: Winner
  • 2006, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Director: Nominee
  • 2005, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 2014, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Feature: Nominee

Relationships

  • Rohmer Emmanuel Baumbach — Son
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh — Ex-wife
  • Greta Gerwig — Significant Other
  • Jonathan Baumbach — Father
  • Georgia Brown — Mother
  • Nico Baumbach — Brother

College

  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States (BA in English, 1991)

Details

  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Writer

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