American actress and screenwriter, Jenny Lumet is the daughter of a Sidney Lumet, a film director, and Gail Lumet Buckley, a journalist and the granddaughter of Lena Horne. She initially started her career as an actress and later turned into screenwriting. Some of her popular movie credits include Rachel Getting Married (2008), Deathtrap (1982) and Q & A (1990). Lumet appeared in three films directed by her father including Sidney Lumet: Deathtrap (1982), Running on Empty (1988) and Q & A (1990).
Jenny Lumet was previously married to Bobby Cannavale, a member of the Circle Repertory Theatre and the Lab Theatre Company based in New York City. The couple married in December 1994 and divorced in 2003. Their son Jake Cannavale, is the musician and theater and television actor born on 1st May 1995. Lumet married Alexander Weinstein in 2008 and has a daughter.