Avy Kaufman is an American casting director for film and television.
Avy Kaufman (l) and Lena Dunham, US Dramatic Jurors, 2016 Sundance Film Festival Awards
|Years active||Since 1987|
Since 1987, she has worked in casting more than 150 film and television productions. Based in New York City, New York, Kaufman has worked with directors including Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Wes Craven. Her casting credits include the psychological thriller film The Sixth Sense (1999), the romantic drama film Brokeback Mountain (2005) and the crime drama film Public Enemies (2009).
She received a 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series for her work on the drama television series Damages. She had earlier been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special for her work on the romance drama television miniseries Empire Falls (2005).
|2005||Empire Falls||romance drama|
|2016||The Night Of||crime|
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