|Born||Patricia Lea Jenkins
July 23, 1971
George Air Force Base, Victorville, California, USA
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Sam Sheridan (m. 2007)|
Early life and education
Jenkins was born in California, USA, 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|
|2016||Frank & Lola||No||No||Yes||Special Thanks|
|2004||Arrested Development||Yes||No||No||Season 2 Episode 2: "The One Where They Build a House"|
|2006||Entourage||Yes||No||No||Season 3 Episode 5: "Crash and Burn" and Episode 8: "The Release"|
|2008||The Sarah Silverman Program||No||No||Yes||Jill Talley
Season 2 Episode 19: "Fetus Don't Fail Me Now"
|2011-12||The Killing||Yes||No||No||Pilot episode and Episode 26: "What I Know"|
Also executive producer
- "Patty Jenkins signs on to direct Wonder Woman movie, report". CBC. April 16, 2015. Retrieved July 4, 2015.
- "Patty Jenkins, Sam Sheridan". New York Times.
- Rosen, Lisa. "Natural-Born Director".
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