Laura Poitras Get to know the 55-year old director Laura Poitras, before she got famous (e.g. 2015 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Citizenfour). IMDB reports Capturing Reality (Documentary) was Laura Poitras's first TV appearance in 2008. BirthdayFebruary 2, 1964NationalityAmericanName in PassportLaura PoitrasEthnicityEnglish (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHer home town is Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Her parents Patricia "Pat"& James "Jim" Poitras are of English ethnicity. Laura Poitras was born on February 2, 1964 on a Sunday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Sudbury Valley SchoolUniversity/College: San Francisco Art InstituteOther schooling: The New School for Public Engagement Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance NYFF52: "CITIZENFOUR" Q&A | Laura Poitras (Full) Most popular video on Youtube NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things' Views: 3.486.258 Share your real life experiences with Laura Poitras here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is she not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!