Kat Coiro

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Kat Coiro
Kat Coiro on set
Born New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Actress
  • writer
  • director

Kat Coiro, is an American director and writer.[1][2][3]



  • And While We Were Here Coiro wrote and directed And While We Were Here for $150,000 while she was eight months pregnant.[9] It was nominated for best feature and best lead actress (Kate Bosworth) at the Tribeca Film Festival.[10] John Anderson of Variety wrote of the film: "Between the architectural pillars of Renaissance Italy and Kate Bosworth, helmer Kat Coiro hangs a gossamer tale of ruined love and liberation. Bosworth blossoms beautifully and Claire Bloom delivers a vocal performance so deft that her character seems to take palpable form." [11] While Shannon Houston of Paste wrote: "And While We Were Here establishes Coiro's presence as a new, potent voice in filmmaking."[12] Also stars Jamie Blackley, Iddo Goldberg and Claire Bloom.
  • L!fe Happens. Of Coiro's directorial debut, which she co-wrote with Krysten Ritter (who also starred) and shot on a shoe-string budget, Screen Junkies wrote: "Life Happens is the movie I wanted Bridesmaids to be."[13] Also stars: Kate Bosworth, Rachel Bilson.


Coiro attended Carnegie Mellon University and the Moscow Art Theater for history, theater and directing. Coiro studied briefly as a fellow at the American Film Institute Conservatory.

Personal life[edit]

Coiro is married to actor Rhys Coiro; they have three children.[14]


  1. ^ "Departure Date | The Webby Awards". Retrieved 2017-01-12. 
  2. ^ "L!fe Happens | Cinequest". www.cinequest.org. Retrieved 2017-01-12. 
  3. ^ "Vail Film Festival announces awards | VailDaily.com". www.vaildaily.com. Retrieved 2017-01-12. 
  4. ^ "The Mick" The Fire (TV Episode 2017), retrieved 2017-01-12 
  5. ^ Edelstein, Lisa; Garrett, Beau; Adelstein, Paul; Zadegan, Necar (2014-12-02), Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, retrieved 2017-01-12 
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2015-09-11). "ABC Buys Autobiographical Kat Coiro Family Comedy Set In South Beach". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 
  7. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "ABC Buys Mother-Daughter Comedy From Kat Coiro & Eva Longoria". Deadline. 
  8. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "NBC Buys Family Comedies From Writers Jeff Lowell And Kat Coiro". Deadline. 
  9. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Kat Coiro on And While We Were Here - CraveOnline". CraveOnline. 2013-09-17. Retrieved 2017-01-12. 
  10. ^ Smith, Nigel M. "Tribeca Sets 2012 Competition and Viewpoint Titles; James Franco, Harmony Korine In The Mix | IndieWire". www.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2017-01-12. 
  11. ^ Anderson, John (2012-04-25). "Review: 'While We Were Here'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 
  12. ^ "Tribeca Film Festival Capsules". pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 
  13. ^ "LAFF Review: L!fe Happens". ScreenJunkies. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 
  14. ^ "Rhys Coiro and Kat Coiro Photos Photos: LA Film Fest Premiere of "L!fe Happens" - Arrivals". Zimbio. Retrieved 2017-01-12. 

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