Rory Kennedy

Born Dec 12, 1968

Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy is an American documentary filmmaker and producer. She is the youngest of the eleven children of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy and his wife Ethel (née Skakel).

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1968 Birth Born on December 12, 1968.


1998 29 Years Old In 1998 Kennedy and fellow Brown graduate Liz Garbus founded Moxie Firecracker Films which specializes in documentaries that highlight pressing social issues. … Read More


1999 30 Years Old On August 2, 1999, Kennedy married Mark Bailey in Greece at the home of shipowner Vardis Vardinoyiannis. … Read More
2002 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Kennedy directed and co-produced the Emmy Award-nominated series Pandemic: Facing AIDS (2003), which premièred at the International AIDS Conference in Barcelona, Spain, on July 8, 2002; it was later broadcast as a five-part series on HBO in June 2003. … Read More
2004 35 Years Old 1 More Event
When asked in a March 24, 2004, interview with about her interest in the American South, Kennedy cited her father's experiences in the region as an inspiration and starting point. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old Kennedy directed and co-produced Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007) which premièred at the Sundance Film Festival and won the 2007 Primetime Emmy Award for Best Documentary.
2008 39 Years Old 1 More Event
She directed Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House (2008) for HBO Documentary Films, which premièred on HBO on August 18, 2008. Kennedy directed "The Fence (La Barda)" which premiered at the opening night of The Sundance Film Festival 2010. The film made its debut on HBO on September 16, 2010.


2011 42 Years Old Her cousin, Kara Kennedy, died in September 2011.
2012 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2012 her sister-in-law Mary Kennedy committed suicide.
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