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Mary Harron (born January 12, 1953) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter best known for her films I Shot Andy Warhol, American Psycho and The Notorious Bettie Page. Born in Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada, Harron grew up with a family that was entrenched in the world of film and theater. Her mother, Gloria Fisher, is a Kansas-born actress, and her father, Donald Harron, is an actor, author, director, comedian, and writer. Harron’s first stepmother, Virginia Leith, was discovered by Stanley Kubrick and acted in his first film, Fear and Desire. Leith's brief acting career partly inspired Harron's interest in making The Notorious Bettie Page. Harron’s stepfather is Stephen Vizinczey, a novelist and screen writer, and another of her stepmothers is the singer Catherine McKinnon. Harron’s sister, Kelley Harron, is an actor and producer. Harron moved to England when she was thirteen and later attended St Anne's College, Oxford University. Whilst in England she dated Tony Blair, who would later become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. She then moved to New York City and was part of its 1970s punk scene.