David Denby

American film critic

David Denby (born 1943) is an American journalist, critic, and historian who works with The New Yorker along with Anthony Lane. His career began in 1970s. He was influenced by critic Pauline Kael.

Denby in February 2016

Denby was born in 1943 in New York City, New York.[1] He studied at Columbia University and at Stanford University. He now lives in Manhattan, New York.[2]


  1. "Biography: David Denby". World Leaders Forum: Columbia University.
  2. "Contributors: David Denby". The New Yorker. Retrieved September 13, 2011.

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