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Noah Baumbach Biography

Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Profession
Director, writer

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

  • 2020Writers Guild Awards-Original Screenplay: nominated
  • 2020Robert Awards-American Film of the Year: nominated
  • 2020Guldbagge Award-Best Foreign Movie: nominated
  • 2020BAFTA Film Awards-Best Original Screenplay: nominated
  • 2020Producers Guild Awards-Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures: nominated
  • 2020Independent Spirit Awards-Robert Altman Award: winner
  • 2020Independent Spirit Awards-Best Feature: nominated
  • 2020Golden Globe-Best Screenplay - Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2019Oscar-Best Writing (Original Screenplay): nominated
  • 2019Oscar-Best Motion Picture of the Year: nominated
  • 2019Critics' Choice Awards-Best Original Screenplay: nominated
  • 2019Critics' Choice Awards-Best Director: nominated
  • 2014Independent Spirit Awards-Best Feature: nominated
  • 2010Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Adapted Screenplay: nominated
  • 2009Online Film Critics Association-Best Adapted Screenplay: winner
  • 2006Writers Guild Awards-Original Screenplay: nominated
  • 2006Independent Spirit Awards-Best Screenplay: nominated
  • 2006Independent Spirit Awards-Best Director: nominated
  • 2006Critics' Choice Awards-Best Writer: nominated
  • 2006London Film Critics Association-Screenwriter of the Year: nominated
  • 2005Oscar-Best Writing (Original Screenplay): nominated
  • 2005New York Film Critics Circle-Best Screenplay: winner
  • 2005National Society of Film Critics-Best Screenplay: winner
  • 2005National Board of Review-Best Original Screenplay: winner
  • 2005Toronto Film Critics Association-Best Screenplay: nominated
  • 2005Online Film Critics Association-Best Original Screenplay: nominated
  • 2005Los Angeles Film Critics Association-Best Screenplay: winner
  • 2005Sundance Film Festival-Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: winner
  • 2005Sundance Film Festival-Directing Award: Dramatic: winner