Kathryn Bigelow

27 Nov 1951

Director, Producer, Writer, Actor

Kathryn Ann Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American film director. Her best-known films are the cult horror film Near Dark (1987), the surfer/bank robbery action picture Point Break (1991), the historical/mystery film The Weight of Water (2000) and the war drama The Hurt Locker (2008). The Hurt Locker won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Picture, won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and was nominated for the 2010 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 Award for Best Director.

In April 2010, Bigelow was named to the Time 100 list of most influential people of the year.


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Filmography (11 titles)

(movie, 2019)
···Triple Frontier
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Adventure
Role: Producer
(movie, 2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, History
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Zero Dark Thirty
Genre: Thriller, Drama, History
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2008)
···The Hurt Locker
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2002)
···K-19: The Widowmaker
Genre: War
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2000)
···The Weight of Water
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Director
(movie, 1995)
···Strange Days
Genre: Crime, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1991)
···Point Break
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 1989)
···Blue Steel
Genre: Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1987)
···Near Dark
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1981)
···The Loveless
Genre: Drama
Role: Director, Writer