Chloé Zhao

Active - 2016 - Present  |   Born - Mar 31, 1982 in Beijing, China  |  

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  • Studied at a boarding school in London.
  • Lived in Koreatown, alone in a studio apartment, while finishing high school in Los Angeles.
  • Realized she enjoyed learning about people's stories while working as a bartender, and decided to enroll in film school.
  • Spike Lee was one of her professors at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.
  • The first Asian woman to win Best Director at the Golden Globe Awards.