Stuart Blumberg

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Stuart Blumberg
Born Stuart Ethan Blumberg
(1969-07-19) July 19, 1969 (age 48)
Alma mater Yale University
Occupation Screenwriter
Producer
Director
Years active 1996–present
Home town Shaker Heights, Ohio

Stuart Blumberg (born July 19, 1969)[1] is an American screenwriter, actor, producer and director.

Early life

Blumberg grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio and graduated from University School.[2] He is of Jewish descent.[3] He graduated from Yale University in 1991 with a BA in History, where Edward Norton was a roommate.

Career

Blumberg was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 2010 for co-writing The Kids Are All Right.[4][5]

Blumberg made his directorial debut with the Hollywood film Thanks for Sharing[6] starring Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Gad, Joely Richardson, and Alecia Moore.[7][8] The film is about sex addiction and how a group of New Yorkers deal with recovery.[2][9]

He is attached to direct John Grisham's adaptation of The Testament which will star John Heard, Ellie Goulding and Nicole Appleton.

Filmography

As director

As writer

References

  1. ^ "Stuart Ethan Blumberg - United States Public Records, 1970-2009". FamilySearch. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  2. ^ a b O'Connor, Clint (19 September 2013). "Shaker Heights native Stuart Blumberg: The director of 'Thanks for Sharing' talks about 'actor-bait' Mark Ruffalo and recruiting Pink for a sex-addiction movie". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Futterman, Ellen (February 23, 2011). "Oscar night for the Jews". St. Louis Jewish Light. Retrieved October 31, 2014. 
  4. ^ THR Staff (4 February 2011). "Stuart Blumberg, 'The Kids Are All Right'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Nelson, Rob (26 January 2010). "Review: 'The Kids Are All Right'". Variety. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  6. ^ Fernandez, Jay A. (12 May 2011). "Tim Robbins Boards 'Kids Are All Right' Writer's Directorial Debut (Cannes Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  7. ^ Cornish, Audie (20 September 2013). "Stuart Blumberg Really Wants To Talk About Sex". All Things Considered. NPR. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  8. ^ Graham, Trey (19 September 2013). "Don't Worry, Kids, These (Sex) Addicts Are All Right". NPR. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  9. ^ Minow, Nell (September 2013). "Interview: Stuart Blumberg, Writer/Director of "Thanks for Sharing"". Beliefnet. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "Marisa Tomei and Elodie Bouchez Star in Co's 'She Said, She Said' Short (Video)". The Hollywood Reporter. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 

External links

  • Stuart Blumberg on IMDb
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