Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 27

Birthday 1951-11-27

Place of Birth San Carlos, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Katrhryn Bigelow
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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2017 Detroit Director
2014 Last Days Director
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Director
2008 The Hurt Locker Director
2007 Mission Zero Director
2003 Karen Sisco (1 episode)Director
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Director
2000 The Weight of Water Director
1995 Strange Days Director
1993 Wild Palms (6 episodes)Director
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (3 episodes)Director
1991 Point Break Director
1990 Blue Steel Director
1987 Near Dark Director
1987 Touched by the Hand of God Director
1981 The Loveless Director
1978 The Set-Up Director

Acting

2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
2009 Beyond Melodrama: Kathryn Bigelow on Douglas Sirk as Interviewee
2005 The Colbert Report (1 episode)
2002 Living in Darkness as Herself
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1 episode) as Herself
1993 Wild Palms (6 episodes) as Mazie Woiwode (uncredited)
1983 Born in Flames as Newspaper Editor

Production

Mogadishu, Minnesota Executive Producer
2019 Triple Frontier Executive Producer
2017 Detroit Producer
2015 Cartel Land Executive Producer
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Producer
2008 The Hurt Locker Producer
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Producer

Writing

1996 Undertow Writer
1990 Blue Steel Screenplay
1987 Near Dark Screenplay
1981 The Loveless Writer

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