Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker Won The 2009 Academy Award For Best Picture Won

Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow


The Hurt Locker won the 2009 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. Bigelow was born in San Carlos, California, United States, the only child of a paint factory manager and a librarian. Bigelow followed Blue Steel with Point Break (1991), which starred Keanu Reeves as an FBI agent who poses as a surfer to catch the “Ex-Presidents”, a team of surfing armed robbers led by Patrick Swayze who wear Reagan, Nixon, LBJ and Jimmy Carter masks when they hold up banks. The film stars Jeremy Renner, Brian Geraghty and Anthony Mackie, with cameos by Guy Pearce, David Morse and Ralph Fiennes.

Kathryn Bigelow Is The Fourth Woman In History To Be Nominated For The

Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow


She directed episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street in 1997 and 1998. She is the fourth woman in history to be nominated for the honor, and only the second American woman.