Kathryn Bigelow

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Kathryn Bigelow

Born

11/27/1951, San Carlos, California, USA

Birth Name

Kathryn Ann Bigelow

Gender

Female
7.8
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Kathryn Bigelow studied art in college, graduating with a Fine Arts degree. She made the decision, however, to pursue graduate studies in film, and attended the Columbia University film school to do so. As a director, Ms. Bigelow has been involved in movies of various genres; the horror…more

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  • What I love about Kathryn Bigelow is that she was formerly married to the egocentric producer/director James Cameron and after he divorced her, she flourished and surpassed him in her creative endeavors.moreless

    8.5
    No one was more excited than I when Kathryn Bigelow won the Best Director Oscar for her film The Hurt Locker. When the film went on to win Best Picture, I was ecstatic. As an aside, I was glad the presenter for the Director award was Barbra Streisand, an accomplished actor/writer/producer in her own right. Why was I so thrilled - well it is nice to see women finally recognized in an industry that has been dominated for far too long, by men. And James Cameron just rubs me the wrong way - he is one of those men who must "trade in" his wife every few years for a "younger model". I say to Ms. Bigelow - You go girl!moreless