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Kathryn Bigelow
Bigelow Kathryn 2010
Bigelow at the 82nd Academy Awards
3 Nominations / 2 Wins
Role Director, Producer
Born November 27, 1951
San Carlos, California, USA
 

Kathryn Bigelow is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and television director. Her films include Near Dark (1987), Point Break (1991), Strange Days (1995), The Weight of Water (2000), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), The Hurt Locker (2008), and Zero Dark Thirty (2012). The Hurt Locker won the 2009 Academy Award for Best Picture, won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and was nominated for the 2009 Golden Globe Award for Best Drama. With The Hurt Locker, Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director, the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing, the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Director. She also became the first woman to win the Saturn Award for Best Director in 1995 for Strange Days. In April 2010, Bigelow was named to the Time 100 list of most influential people of the year.

Wins

82nd Academy Awards, 2009
Best DirectorThe Hurt Locker
Best PictureThe Hurt Locker (shared with Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier, and Greg Shapiro)

Nominations

82nd Academy Awards, 2009
Best DirectorThe Hurt Locker
Best PictureThe Hurt Locker (shared with Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier, and Greg Shapiro)
85th Academy Awards, 2012
Best PictureZero Dark Thirty (shared with Mark Boal, and Megan Ellison)

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