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Kathryn Bigelow

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer / Writer / Executive Producer | * 11/27/1951 (68) | San Carlos, California, USA
Kathryn Ann Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Covering a wide range of genres, her films include Near Dark (1987), Point Break (1991), Strange Days (1995), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), The Hurt Locker (2008), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), and Detroit (2017). With The Hurt Locker, Bigelow became the first and, as of 2020, only woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director, the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing, the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Director. She also became the first woman to win the Saturn Award for Best Directo... ()
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Kathryn Ann Bigelow is an American film director. Her best-known films are the cult horror film Near Dark (1987), the surfer/bank robbery action picture Point Break (1991), the historical/mystery film The Weight of Water (2000) and the war drama The Hurt Locker (2008). The Hurt Locker won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Picture, won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and was nominated for the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Drama. With The Hurt Locker, Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director, the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing, the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and the Critics' Choice Award for Best Director. In April 2010, Bigelow was named to the Time 100 list of most influential people of the year.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Kathryn Bigelow

Directors Guild of America Award Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Picture National Board of Review Award for Best Film BAFTA Award for Best Direction Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Kathryn Bigelow as Actress(4)

TV Shows/Series with Kathryn Bigelow as Actress(3)

as Mazie Woiwode (uncredited)1993 Wild Palms

Movies with Kathryn Bigelow as Crew(25)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Mogadishu, Minnesota
Crew/Thanks2020 Esther's Choice
Production/Executive Producer2019 Triple Frontier
Directing/Director2017 Detroit
Production/Producer2017 Detroit
Production/Executive Producer2015 Cartel Land
Directing/Director2014 Last Days
Directing/Director2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Production/Producer2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Directing/Director2008 The Hurt Locker
Production/Producer2008 The Hurt Locker
Directing/Director2007 Mission Zero
Directing/Director2002 K-19: The Widowmaker
Production/Producer2002 K-19: The Widowmaker
Directing/Director2000 The Weight of Water
Writing/Writer1996 Undertow
Directing/Director1995 Strange Days
Directing/Director1991 Point Break
Directing/Director1990 Blue Steel
Writing/Screenplay1990 Blue Steel
Directing/Director1987 Near Dark
Writing/Screenplay1987 Near Dark
Directing/Director1981 The Loveless
Writing/Writer1981 The Loveless
Directing/Director1978 The Set-Up

TV Shows/Series with Kathryn Bigelow as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2003 Karen Sisco
Directing/Director1993 Homicide: Life on the Street
Directing/Director1993 Wild Palms
Writing/Story1985 The Equalizer

Full Name: Kathryn Bigelow
Born: Tuesday, 11/27 1951 (November) in San Carlos (current age: 68 years + 330 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Columbia University, Columbia University School of the Arts, San Francisco Art Institute
Spouses (current/former): James Cameron
Other names for Kathryn Bigelow (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Katrhryn Bigelow"
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Kathryn Bigelow frequently works together with these people:
Mark Boal (9x, Crew)
Stephen Colbert (6x, Actor)
Jon Stewart (6x, Actor)
Robert Fischer (5x, Crew)
Steve Buscemi (4x, Actor)
Elijah Wood (4x, Actor)
James Cameron (4x, Crew)
Matthew Heineman (4x, Crew)
Karl Júlíusson (4x, Crew)
Lizzie Borden (4x, Crew)
Howard E. Smith (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5739, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/12/2020