Biography

Karyn Kusama (born March 21, 1968) is an American film director and screenwriter.

A graduate of New York University's film school, her début production Girlfight won both the Director's Award and the Grand Jury Prize (tied with Kenneth Lonergan's You Can Count on Me) at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. She has finished a live-action film version of Æon Flux, starring Charlize Theron. Her newest film is Jennifer's Body which is written by Diablo Cody.

Kusama's father is Japanese American and her mother is Anglo-American.

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Karyn Kusama (born March 21, 1968) is an American film director and screenwriter.

A graduate of New York University's film school, her début production Girlfight won both the Director's Award and the Grand Jury Prize (tied with Kenneth Lonergan's You Can Count on Me) at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. She has finished a live-action film version of Æon Flux, starring Charlize Theron. Her newest film is Jennifer's Body which is written by Diablo Cody.

Kusama's father is Japanese American and her mother is Anglo-American.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Karyn Kusama, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1968-03-21

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Sexy Beast (1 episode)Director
Bad Behavior Director
Breed Director
2018 Destroyer Director
2017 XX Director
2016 Billions (2 episodes)Director
2015 The Invitation Director
2015 The Man in the High Castle (2 episodes)Director
2014 Halt and Catch Fire (4 episodes)Director
2013 Speechless Director
2012 Chicago Fire (1 episode)Director
2009 Jennifer's Body Director
2005 Æon Flux Director
2004 The L Word (1 episode)Director
2000 Girlfight Director

Acting

2018 Half the Picture as Herself
2017 78/52 as Herself

Production

Sexy Beast (1 episode)Executive Producer
Bad Behavior Producer

Writing

2017 XX Writer
2000 Girlfight Writer

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