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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 21 October 1955Cameron, Texas, USA
Birth NameHelen Catherine Hardwicke
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Catherine Hardwicke was born on October 21, 1955 in Cameron, Texas, USA as Helen Catherine Hardwicke. She is a production designer and director, known for Twilight (2008), Thirteen (2003) and Red Riding Hood (2011).

Trivia (9)

Graduated from McAllen High School in McAllen, Texas (Class of 1973).
Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007.
She was inducted into the Texas Film of Fame in March 2009 in Austin, Tx.
Her most used phrase on set is "Let's focus, everybody". Catherine says it's because she works with many young people.
Said the first film she ever saw was a scary animated film with an evil snow queen.
Worked as an Architect before pursuing a career in film.
Did not attend film school until she was in her late twenties.
Was 48 years old when she directed her first feature length film.
Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Holly Hunter in Thirteen (2003).

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