Distribution of "Best Director" winners at the Academy Awards from 1927 to 2015, by gender

Distribution of The statistic presents a distribution of "Best Director" winners at the Academy Awards from 1927 to 2015, by gender. It was found that only one percent of all "Best Director" winners were female, and this one percent is represented by Kathryn Bigelow, who won the award in 2010 for her film "The Hurt Locker".
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The statistic presents a distribution of "Best Director" winners at the Academy Awards from 1927 to 2015, by gender. It was found that only one percent of all "Best Director" winners were female, and this one percent is represented by Kathryn Bigelow, who won the award in 2010 for her film "The Hurt Locker".
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February 2017
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United States
Survey time period
1927 to 2015

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