Patty Jenkins

by follers on December 5, 2017

Patty Jenkins – “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” European Premiere – Arrivals – Odeon Leicester Square – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Patricia Lea Jenkins

Place of Birth: George Air Force Base, Victorville, San Bernardino, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 24, 1971

Ethnicity: Welsh, English, other

Patty Jenkins is an American director and screenwriter. She wrote and directed Monster (2003) and directed Wonder Woman (2017), the highest-grossing film helmed by a woman.

Her father, William Thomas Jenkins, 7th Squadron, a U.S. Air Force captain and fighter pilot, likely had Welsh ancestry. He was said to have been a second cousin of Welsh actor Richard Burton. William died in 1978, of injuries received during a military aircraft accident.

Her mother, Emily A. (Roth), is an environmental scientist. The surname Roth is usually of German and/or Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Patty is married to firefighter and author Sam Sheridan, with whom she has a son.

Patty’s paternal grandfather is named Daniel R. Jenkins.

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