83 wins & 64 nominations.
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Directed "Toboggan" commercial for Hummer.
9 Interviews |
13 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
Bigelow, Gertrude Kathryn
| Bigelow, Ronald Elliot
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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 ...
On March 7, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, her Best Director Oscar statuette for The Hurt Locker
(2008) was presented to her by Barbra Streisand
, the only woman ever to have won the Golden Globe for Best Director.
Frequently uses slow motion, particularly in action scenes.