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Patty Jenkins

Patty Jenkins was born on July 24, 1971 in George Air Force Base, Victorville, California, USA as Patricia Lea Jenkins. She is a director and writer, known for Monster (2003), Five (2011) and Velocity Rules (2001). She has been married to Sam Sheridan since September 1, 2007. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Exposed (TV Movie) (completed)
 2013 Betrayal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2013)
 2011-2012 The Killing (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- What I Know (2012)
- Pilot (2011)
 2011 Five (TV Movie) (segment "Pearl")
 2006 Entourage (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Release (2006)
- Crash and Burn (2006)
 2004 Arrested Development (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2003 Monster
 2001 Velocity Rules (Short)
 2001 Just Drive (Short)
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DVD commentary for Monster (2003) with Charlize Theron and Clark Peterson (2005).

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11 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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I really understand visuals in a way that I didn't before, which is by no means to say I'm a master at all. It's only to say that by getting to try out a bunch of different styles, and different lenses, my understanding has become more fluid. See more »


Traveled back to her hometown of Lawrence, Kansas with buddy Steve Perry (lead singer of Journey) to lecture at the University of Kansas on her film, Monster (2003). See more »

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