Callie Khouri

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Carolyn Ann Khouri
  • Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/27/1957, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Screenwriter; director; producer
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Callie Khouri Fast Facts:
  • Grew up in Kentucky.
  • Majored in drama at college and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in California.
  • Worked in film production, producing commercials and music videos.
  • While working as a secretary, wrote Thelma & Louise (1991), her debut screenplay.
  • Named one of Glamour magazine's Top 10 Women of the Year in 1991.
  • In 2005, received the Horton Foote Award for Special Achievement in Screenwriting.
  • Prior to creating the TV series Nashville in 2012, she had a history with the city: As a child, she visited relatives who lived there, and she lived there herself from 1978 to 1982.
  • Callie Khouri Relationships:
  • T-Bone Burnett - Husband
  • Callie Khouri Awards:
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1991 Oscar: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) - Winner
  • 1991 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Screenplay - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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