Getty ImagesIt was clearly a big Oscars night for Kathryn Bigelow. Not only did her film The Hurt Locker win a slew of prizes, but she also became the first woman to win a Best Director Academy Award -- and she happened to beat out her ex-husband James Cameron and his megamovie Avatar in the process. It was no small feat, but Bigelow didn't gloat at all. "I think he's an extraordinary filmmaker. I have to say, all the nominees are phenomenal, powerful, talented filmmakers, and what an...Read Full Story
Kathryn Bigelow made history tonight, becoming the first woman to be honored with the Oscar for Best Director, thanks to her sterling work in The Hurt Locker. In her speech, she thanked her cast and crew, while taking a moment to also thank the men and women serving the United States abroad.Her win comes at a time when directors in Hollywood are still relative rarity. Even among women director, Bigelow is something of an oddity -- her ouvre instead being thrilling actioners instead of...Read Full Story
For those curious, Kathryn Bigelow is 5-foot-11, a towering woman of towering talent. Many became curious when the statuesesque Bigelow was seen being interviewed by the relatively elfin Ryan Seacrest, who has said he stands at 5-foot-9, but many peg at something closer to 5-foot-5.Height, of course, isn't everything. But it's an important indicator of things like: ability to reach things in cabinets, and how much leg room they need in airplanes.We've got pictures of Kathryn Bigelow below...Read Full Story
Kathryn Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American film director best known for her work on the movie "The Hurt Locker." Find more pictures, news and articles about Kathryn Bigelow here.