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|Born||16 November 1970
Barnet, London, England
|Occupation||Playwright, film and television scriptwriter|
|Education||Finchley Catholic High School|
|Alma mater||Goldsmiths College, University of London|
|Notable works||Debris (2003)
Osama the Hero (2005)
Love and Money (2006)
Matilda the Musical (2010)
Dennis Kelly (born 16 November 1970) is a British scriptwriter for theatre, television and film.
His play DNA, first performed in 2007, became a core set-text for GCSE in 2010 and has been studied by approximately 400,000 students each year. He wrote the script for Matilda the Musical, which had music and lyrics from comedian Tim Minchin. The musical went on to win multiple ‘Best Musical’ awards, with Kelly receiving a Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical.
Kelly wrote the screenplay for the 2014 film Black Sea, directed by Kevin Macdonald and starring Jude Law.
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