Debra Granik

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Birthday
6, 1963
Birthplace
Cambridge, MA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Cambridge, MA

About

Independent film director best known for her Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize-winning drama Winter's Bone. Her 2004 debut feature Down to the Bone won her the Sundance Dramatic Directing Award.

Before Fame

She majored in politics at Brandeis University, graduating with a BA in 1985. She began to make educational films for trade unions after school and before attending New York University's Tisch School of the Arts as part of their film program.

Trivia

In 1998, her short film Snake Feed won a number of Sundance Film Festival awards.

Family Life

She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in the suburbs of Washington D.C.

Associated With

Her film Winter's Bone helped launch Jennifer Lawrence to super stardom.