Callie Khouri

Callie Khouri

producer, writer, director

Callie Khouri was born on Nov 27, 1957 in USA. Callie Khouri's big-screen debut came with Thelma & Louise directed by Ridley Scott in 1991. Callie Khouri is known for Thelma & Louise directed by Ridley Scott, Susan Sarandon stars as Louise and Geena Davis as Thelma. Callie Khouri has got 8 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award Callie Khouri achieved is Athena Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Callie Khouri plays is Respect which will be released on Aug 13, 2021.

Raised in Texas and Kentucky by her doctor father and mother. Went to Purdue University to study landscape architecture but switched to drama. Moved to Nashville after college to be with her family before heading to Los Angeles in 1982 to study at the Strasburg Institute. Worked for a commercials production company as a receptionist before taking a position with them as a music video production assistant. While working at the office, she began work on what would eventually become Thelma & Louise (1991), writing the script in longhand at home and then retyping it on the job.

  • Birthday

    Nov 27, 1957
  • Place of Birth

    San Antonio, Texas, USA
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Known For


8 wins & 5 nominations

Athena Film Festival
Athena List
Winner - Athena List Winner
20/20 Awards
Best Original Screenplay
Winner - Felix
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