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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 81 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker Director
(2008)
Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty Director
(2012)
Point Break
Point Break Director
(1991)
K-19: The Widowmaker
(2002)

Filmography

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 2016 The Protectors (Documentary short) (co-director) (post-production)
 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
 1989 New Order: Substance (Video short) (video "Touched By The Hand Of God")
 1987 Near Dark
 1981 The Loveless
 1978 The Set-Up (Short)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Directed "Toboggan" commercial for Hummer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I always want to make films. I think of it as a great opportunity to comment on the world in which we live. Perhaps just because I just came off The Hurt Locker (2008) and I'm thinking of the war and I think it's a deplorable situation. It's a great medium in which to speak about that. This is a war that cannot be won, why are we sending troops over there? Well, the only medium I have, the only ... See more »

Trivia:

Ex-sister-in-law of Mike Cameron. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses first person perspectives (Wire trip scenes in Strange Days (1995) and the chase scenes in Point Break (1991)). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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