Kathryn Bigelow


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A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute. At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be critiqued by people like Richard Serra, Robert ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 83 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Hurt Locker Director
(2008)
Zero Dark Thirty Director
(2012)
Near Dark Director
(1987)
Strange Days Director
(1995)

Filmography

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 2018 I Am Not A Weapon (Short)
 2017 Detroit
 2017/II The Protectors (Documentary short) (co-director)
 2014/II Last Days (Short)
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
 2007 Mission Zero (Short)
 2004 Karen Sisco (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998-1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Lines of Fire (1999)
 1995 Strange Days
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Rising Sons (1993)
 1991 Point Break
 1990 Blue Steel (directed by)
 1987 Near Dark
 1981 The Loveless
 1978 The Set-Up (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed New Order video "Touched by the Hand of God", with Bill Paxton. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 13 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Spouse:

James Cameron  (divorced)

Parents:

Bigelow, Gertrude Kathryn | Bigelow, Ronald Elliot
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Personal Quote:

[in Aug. 2017, on Detroit (2017)] James Baldwin said, "Nothing can be changed until it is faced". And in America, there seems a radical desire not to face the reality of race. So these events keep replaying. See more »

Trivia:

Taught at the California Institute of the Arts. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently uses slow motion, particularly in action scenes. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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