Jenkins at the 2017 WonderCon
|Born||Patricia Lea Jenkins
July 23, 1971
George Air Force Base
Victorville, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Sam Sheridan (m. 2007)|
Early life and educationEdit
Jenkins was born in Victorville, California, to William T. Jenkins, an Air Force captain and fighter pilot who won a silver star in Vietnam, and Emily Roth, who worked in San Francisco as an environmental scientist. She has two sisters, Elaine Roth and Jessica Jenkins Murphy.
Jenkins grew up around the world and lived in 15 different countries before she was six, and four different states before college. She spent kindergarten through her junior year of high school living in Lawrence, Kansas. She attended the AFI Conservatory. She graduated from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 1993.
On July 14, 2011, Jenkins received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for the pilot of The Killing. She received two nominations for the 2012 DGA Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement, one for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series" for The Killing and "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television/Mini-Series" for Five. On January 28, 2012, she won the DGA award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement for a Dramatic Series for the pilot of The Killing.
In April 2015, it was revealed that Jenkins would direct Wonder Woman, the fourth movie in the DC Extended Universe for a 2017 release. Jenkins was hired after the original director, Michelle MacLaren, left the project due to creative differences. She was previously attached to direct Thor: The Dark World but left the project due to creative differences.
|1996||A Modern Affair||No||No||Yes||Second Assistant Camera|
|2003||Monster||Yes||Yes||No||Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature
Nominated–Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay
Nominated–Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Screenplay
Nominated–Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay
Nominated–Robert Festival Award for Best American Film
Nominated–Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Miniseries or TV Film
|2016||Frank & Lola||No||No||Yes||Special Thanks|
|2004||Arrested Development||Yes||No||No||Episode: "The One Where They Build a House"|
|2006||Entourage||Yes||No||No||Episodes: "Crash and Burn" and "The Release"|
|2008||The Sarah Silverman Program||No||No||Yes||Role: Jill Talley
Episode: "Fetus Don't Fail Me Now"
|2011–2012||The Killing||Yes||No||No||Episodes: "Pilot" and "What I Know"
Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series
Nominated–Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
- "Patty Jenkins, Sam Sheridan". New York Times.
- "Patty Jenkins signs on to direct Wonder Woman movie, report". CBC. April 16, 2015. Retrieved July 4, 2015.
- Rosen, Lisa. "Natural-Born Director".