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Patty Jenkins


Patty Jenkins is a writer/director best known for her debut feature Monster, based on the life of convicted serial killer Aileen Wuornos, helming the pilot episode of AMC's hit show The Killing and as the director of the upcoming Wonder Woman for Warner Brothers. Patty began her career as a painter at The Cooper Union in New York City. Upon ... See full bio »

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

Known For

Monster
Monster Director
(2003)
Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman Director
(2017)
The Killing
The Killing Director
(2011-2012)
Arrested Development
(2004)

Filmography

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 2015 Exposed (TV Movie)
 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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Other Works:

DVD commentary for Monster (2003) with Charlize Theron and Clark Peterson (2005).

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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 »

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Is related to Sir Richard Burton. Her father, William Jenkins, was Burton's second cousin. See more »

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