No Pets (Kathryn Bigelow)
Kathryn Bigelow does not have any reported pets.
November 27, 1951 (72)
Kathryn Bigelow is an American filmmaker with an impressive filmography that spans more than four decades, Bigelow has earned several accolades, including an Academy Award for Best Director, becoming the first woman in history to achieve this feat.
Bigelow’s career began in the 1980s, where she directed several low-budget films, including “The Loveless,” “Near Dark,” and “Blue Steel.” However, it wasn’t until the 1990s that she started to gain recognition for her work. Her breakthrough movie came in 1991 with the release of “Point Break,” which starred Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze.
One of the milestones in Bigelow’s career was the 2008 release of “The Hurt Locker,” a movie set in the Iraq war that won several awards, including six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. The film was praised for its realistic portrayal of the conflict and its impact on soldiers’ mental and emotional health. Another milestone in Bigelow’s career was the 2012 release of “Zero Dark Thirty,” a movie that chronicled the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Like “The Hurt Locker,” the movie received widespread critical acclaim and earned Bigelow another Academy Award nomination for Best Director.
Throughout her career, Bigelow has collaborated with several celebrities, including Jeremy Renner, who starred in “The Hurt Locker,” and Jessica Chastain, who starred in “Zero Dark Thirty.” Other notable collaborations include working with Tom Cruise on “Days of Thunder,” Harrison Ford on “K-19: The Widowmaker,” and Willem Dafoe on “The Loveless.” Bigelow has also worked with several influential people in the movie industry, including screenwriter Mark Boal, with whom she collaborated on both “The Hurt Locker” and “Zero Dark Thirty.”
Aside from her work in the movie industry, Bigelow is also an advocate for animal rights. She has been involved with several animal non-profit organizations, including Best Friends Animal Society and Stray Cat Alliance. In 2013, Bigelow partnered with PETA to create a public service announcement that raised awareness about the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars during the summer months.