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Patty Jenkins is a writer/director best known for directing Wonder Woman, the Warner Bros./DC Comics blockbuster of 2017, and her debut feature Monster. Patty also works in television where she is best known for the pilot and finale episode of AMC's hit show The Killing. 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 13 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

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

Filmography

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 2020 Wonder Woman 1984 (directed by)
 2019 I Am the Night (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Pilot (2019)
 2017 Epilogue: Etta's Mission (Video short)
 2017 Wonder Woman (directed by)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Sam Sheridan

Relatives:

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Personal Quote:

I was into photography and music probably more than anything. I still think probably music is my real love. I think that it's listening to music that made me want to be a filmmaker. When I was in film school, the second I sat down at a Steenbeck with film that I had just shot and put in music to it, that was it. Instantaneously, I couldn't get enough of it, and it had nothing to do with career or... See more »

Trivia:

She has two sisters. Her older sister, Elaine Roth, is professor of Film Studies at Indiana University South Bend, and her younger sister, Jessica Jenkins, assisted on the set of Monster (2003). See more »

Trademark:

Strong-willed female protagonists. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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