Playwright

Dennis Kelly

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Age 53
Birthday November 161970
Birth Sign Scorpio
City England
Country England
Profession Playwright

Dennis Kelly is a famous Playwright, born on November 16, 1970 in United Kingdom. As of December 2022, Dennis Kelly’s net worth is $5 Million. He wrote the play Debris when he was 30.

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Dennis Kelly Biography

He co-wrote BBC Three’s sitcom Pulling, with Tanya Franks, which stars actress Sharon Horgan. He also wrote Debris, in 2003. Dennis Kelly (born 16 November 1970) is a British writer for film, television and theatre. He co-wrote BBC Three’s sitcom Pulling with actress Sharon Horgan, Matilda the Musical with comedian Tim Minchin, and the Channel 4 conspiracy thriller Utopia..

He has four siblings, and growing up his father worked as a bus conductor.

Kelly wrote his first play Debris when he was 30; he says he wrote it imagining he’d give himself a part. Staged at Theatre503 in 2003, it transferred the next year to Battersea Arts Centre. It was well received and he went on to write the controversially titled Osama the Hero which was produced by Hampstead Theatre, beginning a long-running relationship with the theatre.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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His work has been produced in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Ireland, Iceland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy, Australia, Japan, the United States, Belgium, Denmark, Romania and Canada. Other work includes translations of Péter Kárpáti’s Fourth Gate (National Theatre Studio) and The Colony, a radio play which won Best European Radio Drama at the Prix Europa, 2004.

Dennis Kelly Net Worth

Dennis Kelly is one of the richest Playwright & listed on most popular Playwright. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Dennis Kelly‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Playwright
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House Living in own house.

He studied drama and theater arts from Goldsmiths College.

His work has been produced in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Ireland, Iceland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy, Australia, Japan, the United States, Belgium, Denmark, Romania and Canada. Other work includes translations of Péter Kárpáti’s Fourth Gate (National Theatre Studio) and The Colony, a radio play which won Best European Radio Drama at the Prix Europa, 2004.

He wrote After the End in 2005. It was produced by Paines Plough in his first out of London production at the Traverse, though it later came to the Bush Theatre before going on a tour of the UK and internationally in 2006.

Love and Money was staged at the Royal Exchange, Manchester and then at the Young Vic in 2006. That same year his sitcom Pulling, co-written and starring Sharon Horgan, aired on BBC Three. It received good ratings for the channel and was well reviewed, being nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Best Situation Comedy in 2007.

Who is Dennis Kelly dating?

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Returning to theatre and the Hampstead Theatre in 2007, his fake verbatim play Taking Care of Baby was another success for both writer and theatre.

Dennis Kelly Height

Dennis Kelly’s height 6 ft 8 in weight 321  lbs & body measurements will update soon.
Height 6 ft 8 in
Weight 321  lbs
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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Playwright. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Dennis Kelly celebrates birthday on November 16 of every year.

For the 2007 National Theatre Connections Festival, he wrote DeoxyriboNucleic Acid (better known by the title DNA) which after the connections received a professional production alongside The Miracle by Lin Coghlan and Baby Girl by Roy Williams at the National Theatre in the Cottesloe. The play is now used widely in schools and is on several curriculums for GCSE drama.

How many sacks did Dennis Kelly allow?

Offense Snaps Played305
Penalties2
Sacks Allowed1
Hits Allowed
Total Pressures Allowed

What personal struggles has Dennis Kelly had in his life?

Personal life Leaving school at 16 years of age, Kelly went to work in a market and then at Sainsbury’s. While working in supermarkets, he discovered theatre when he joined a local youth group, the Barnet Drama Centre. Kelly says that he struggled with alcoholism during much of his 20s.

What is Dennis Kelly famous for?

Dennis Kelly (born 1970) is a British writer for film, television and theatre. He is perhaps best known for co-writing BBC Three’s sitcom Pulling with actress Sharon Horgan, for co-writing Matilda the Musical with comedian Tim Minchin, and for the controversial Channel 4 conspiracy thriller Utopia.

How much does Dennis Kelly make?

From there, the Titans re-signed him to a three-year, $21 million deal with $8.75 million guaranteed. Kelly was let go by the Titans last year and he later signed on with the Packers. In 2021, Kelly appeared in 10 games for the Packers and made four starts for them at right tackle.

How tall is Dennis Kelly?

6′ 8″

The second series of Pulling ran in 2008 and won a British Comedy Award. However, the show was not renewed for a third series, although in 2009 an hour-long special closed the series. That same year he also wrote an episode for Series 8 of Spooks.

In 2009, his play Orphans was staged at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre before transferring to the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

In 2010, Kelly returned to the Hampstead Theatre once more for his response to Shakespeare’s King Lear, The Gods Weep starring Jeremy Irons, with mixed reviews. His next theatrical venture fared much better; his musical version of Roald Dahl’s Matilda co-written with comedian Tim Minchin was a hit at the RSC in 2011. It transferred to the West End and has won several awards including Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards, The Critics’ Circle and Theatre Awards.

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