Jack Kenny Biography
Jack Kenny was born on March 9, 1958.He is an American author, director, actor, and producer. He grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and in Raleigh, NC
Jack Kenny Age
Jack Kenny was born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 9, 1958. He is at present 61 years outdated as of 2019.
Jack Kenny Early Life
Jack Kenny was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Sally (from Guantanamo, Cuba), a mom and housewife, and Jack, Jr. (from Chicago, IL), a enterprise supervisor for IBM. He grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and in Raleigh, NC. His sister, Adele Kenny Sweetwood, is a Marketing Executive at Splunk in San Francisco
Jack Kenny is a graduate of the Juilliard School Theatre Center, the place his classmates in Group 11 included Megan Gallagher, Penny Johnson Jerald, Jack Stehlin, and Lorraine Toussaint.
Jack Kenny Gay
Jack Kenny has been along with his husband, Michael Goodell, son of the late US Senator Charles Goodell of New York, and brother of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell since August 1982. The couple have been legally married in California in July 2008.
Jack Kenny has at all times been energetic in homosexual rights causes and homosexual politics. In 1991, he, together with Ken Daigle and Tom Viola, based Broadway Pride, a bunch of Broadway and Off-Broadway LGBT actors and crew to march in that 12 months’s Gay Pride Parade in New York City. It was the primary such group to march in a Pride parade that was strictly a professional-oriented group with no well being or AIDS-related affiliations.
Jack Kenny Career
After graduating from Juilliard, Kenny was a member of John Houseman’s The Acting Company, and toured for 2 seasons. His New York performing debut was within the authentic manufacturing of The Normal Heart at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater, and his Broadway debut was as “Motel, the tailor” within the twenty fifth anniversary manufacturing of Fiddler on the Roof. He has carried out at a number of Off-Broadway homes, together with the Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, and the Manhattan Punchline. He has quite a few TV and Film credit, however his first tv look was on “Miami Vice” in 1987.
His first TV writing credit score was for Square One on PBS. Kenny has written for Nickelodeon’s The Secret World of Alex Mack, CBS’s Dave’s World, NBC’s Caroline within the City, Fox’s Holding the Baby, Lifetime’s Maggie, and TNT’s Falling Skies, amongst others. He’s additionally written quite a few tv pilots.
Jack Kenny co-Created the tv comedy collection Titus (which ran for 54 episodes on the Fox Network from 2000 to 2002) along with his writing companion Brian Hargrove and comic Christopher Titus. Kenny & Hargrove additionally ran the short-lived Fox Network collection Wanda at Large.
Jack Kenny was additionally the Creator of the 2006 NBC tv collection The Book of Daniel, which was cancelled after 4 episodes had aired. Though NBC gave no official rationalization, this system had been the sufferer of an advertiser boycott by the American Family Association and different teams for its content material earlier than a single episode had aired. In a 2006 article in The Advocate, Kenny, who’s homosexual, took challenge with the LGBT neighborhood for not performing when he and the present have been attacked.
In 2008, he signed on as present runner and govt producer of the unique Syfy collection Warehouse 13, and subsequently produced 63 episodes of the collection, writing and directing a number of episodes, and showing within the collection finale.As a director, Jack has helmed a number of episodes of Titus, Reba, ABC Family’s Roommates, Warehouse 13, and a pilot for the WB.
In 2014, Jack Kenny joined the advisory board of Sci-Fest, the primary annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival. He directed a play within the first 12 months of the pageant, and is slated to direct one other in 2016.
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