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Patty Jenkins


Patty Jenkins is a writer/director best known for directing Wonder Woman, the Warner Bros./DC Comics blockbuster of 2017, and her debut feature Monster. Patty also works in television where she is best known for the pilot and finale episode of AMC's hit show The Killing. Patty began her career as a painter at The Cooper Union in New York City. Upon... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman Director
(2017)
Monster
Monster Director
(2003)
The Killing
The Killing Director
(2011-2012)
Arrested Development
(2004)

Filmography

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 2018 One Day She'll Darken (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
 2017 Wonder Woman (directed by)
 2015 Exposed (TV Movie)
 2013 Betrayal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2013)
 2011-2012 The Killing (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- What I Know (2012)
- Pilot (2011)
 2011 Five (TV Movie) (segment "Pearl")
 2006 Entourage (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Release (2006)
- Crash and Burn (2006)
 2004 Arrested Development (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2003 Monster
 2001 Velocity Rules (Short)
 2001 Just Drive (Short)
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Other Works:

DVD commentary for Monster (2003) with Charlize Theron and Clark Peterson (2005).

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on casting Wonder Woman (2017)] I remember when I read in the news that Wonder Woman had been cast and my heart sank. I had been talking to the studio for so long about doing it and I was like well 'that's that.' I'm sure we wouldn't have made the same choice. And then I started paying attention to her, and watching her and looking at her and it was just unbelievable. (...) Frankly, I think they... See more »

Trivia:

In pursuit of writing Monster (2003), Jenkins corresponded with convicted serial killer Aileen Wuornos, who left Jenkins all of her personal letters before Wuornos was executed in Florida. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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