Kimberly Peirce

Film Director
Born Sep 8, 1967

Kimberly Peirce is an American feature film director, notable for her debut feature film, Boys Don't Cry (1999). Her second feature, Stop-Loss, was released by Paramount Pictures in 2008.

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1967 Birth Peirce was born on September 8, 1967, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to Sherry and Robert A. Peirce (originally Materazzi), who owned a construction company. … Read More


1995 27 Years Old …  The subsequent film short she made for her thesis in 1995 was nominated by Columbia faculty for a Princess Grace Award, and received an Astrea Production Grant. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old With help from the Sundance Institute's Filmmakers, Writers and Producers Labs in 1997, Peirce completed the feature film in 1999. … Read More


2005 37 Years Old In 2005, inspired by the real-life stories of American soldiers, including her own brother, fighting in Iraq and coming home, Peirce began work on Stop-Loss. … Read More


2011 43 Years Old On February 16, 2011 it was announced that Peirce will direct the crime thriller The Knife, about two men from opposite sides of the law who must overcome their mistrust of one another and risk their lives in order to infiltrate the organization of a ruthless gang leader threatening to spread armed violence across Los Angeles and the urban centers of America. … Read More
2013 45 Years Old …  Her most recent feature film, Carrie, was released on October 18, 2013.
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