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Kathryn Bigelow

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.


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Born:
Nov 27, 1951 In San Carlos, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
9
First Appeared:
In the movie Done To 1974-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Known For
Poster of And the Oscar Goes To...
Poster of The Colbert Report
Poster of A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
Poster of Wild Palms
Filmography
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Beyond Melodrama: Kathryn Bigelow on Douglas Sirk Interviewee 2009-01-20
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Living in Darkness Herself 2002-09-10
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Herself 1996-07-22
Series A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies 1995-05-21
Series Wild Palms Mazie Woiwode (uncredited) 1993-05-16
Movie Born in Flames Newspaper Editor 1983-11-03
Movie Done To Unknown 1974-01-01