Hilary Swank was born on July 30, 1974 in Bellingham, Washington, USA. She is one of the most famous actresses at Hollywood.
Biography and Career :
She studied at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, the Sehome High School and the Santa Monica College and spent part of her childhood in Bellingham, Washington. Larry Moss was her acting teacher.
At sixteen years old she started her professional acting career. In 1992 she debuted in the film "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". After two years she was seen in "The Next Karate Kid" and in 1997 in "Beverly Hills, 90210". Other roles she had had until now (2007) are in movies like "Freedom Writers", "The Reaping", "Screen Nation Television and Film Awards 2007", "P.S., I Love You", "The Space Between" or "The Core". Two of her last projects ar
e roles in "The Laws of Motion" and "Labyrinth".
Among the many awards she had won until now are two Academy Awards, one for Brandon Teena in "Boys Don't Cry" and the other as Maggie Fitzgerald in "Million Dollar Baby", Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, two Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama or an Independent Spirit Awards for Best Female Lead.
On September 28, 1997 she married Chad Lowe. The couple filed for divorce.
- Height: 165 cm
- She has a cat, two dogs and a parrot.
- She has Spanish origins.
- She is a vegetarian person.
- "Here I am: I'm a work in progress... and always will be."
- "I guess I'm just not in it for the celebrity of it. I'm in it because I love it."
- Labyrinth (2008)
- The Laws of Motion (2008)
- P.S., I Love You (2007)
- Screen Nation Television and Film Awards 2007 (2007) (TV)
- The Reaping (2007)
- Freedom Writers (2007)
- The Black Dahlia (2006)
- Million Dollar Baby (2004)
- Red Dust (2004)
- Iron Jawed Angels (2004) (TV)
- 11:14 (2003)
- The Core (2003)
- The Space Between (2002)
- Insomnia (2002/I)
- The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
- The Gift (2000)
- The Audition (2000)
- Boys Don't Cry (1999)
- Beverly Hills, 90210 (16 episodes, 1997-1998)
- Heartwood (1998)
- Quiet Days in Hollywood (1997)
- Leaving L.A. (6 episodes, 1997)
- The Sleepwalker Killing (1997) (TV)
- Dying to Belong (1997) (TV)
- Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996) (V)
- Terror in the Family (1996) (TV)
- Kounterfeit (1996)
- The Next Karate Kid (1994)
- Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story (1994) (TV)
- Camp Wilder (1 episode, 1992)
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
- Growing Pains (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
- Evening Shade (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
- Harry and the Hendersons (1 episode, 1991)
- ABC TGIF (1990) TV Series.
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