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Kathryn Bigelow

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 76 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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 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
 1989 New Order: Substance (Video short) (video "Touched By The Hand Of God")
 1989 Blue Steel
 1987 Near Dark
 1981 The Loveless
 1978 The Set-Up (Short)
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TV commercial: Directed "Toboggan" commercial for Hummer. See more »

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8 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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[on Zero Dark Thirty (2012)] I feel we got it right. I'm proud of the movie, and I stand behind it completely. I think that it's a deeply moral movie that questions the use of force. It questions what was done in the name of finding Bin Laden. See more »


In 2010, she became the first woman in Oscar history to win the Best Director award. See more »


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