Holly Hunter was born on March 20, 1958 in Conyers, Georgia, USA. She is a popular actress.
Biography and career :
When she was nine years old she began taking piano lessons. She studied at the Carnegie Mellon University and graduated with a degree in drama. In 1980 she decided it was time to move to New York in order to become an actress.
After two years she was seen in "Crimes of the Heart" on Broadway. In 1987 she received the starring role in "Raising Arizona". This was the same year she appeared in "Broadcast News" and this role got her an Oscar nomination. She didn't give up and continued doing what she knew best. Finally she won the Best Actress Oscar with the role in "The Piano". Other movies where she was seen are "The Firm", "Thirteen", "The Incredibles" or "Savin
g Grace". She also won two Emmy Awards and other prizes confirming what a great actress she is. In 1999 she was one of the members of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
On May 20, 1995 she married Janusz Kaminski, but in December 2001 they got divorced. She has a relationship with Gordon MacDonald and in January 2006 they were parents of twin boys.
- Height: 157 cm
- She plays the piano very well.
- "Acting, for me, is the last vestige of doing something that I would like to feel really naive about."
- Frost Flowers (2008)
- Saving Grace (9 episodes, 2007)
- The Big White (2005)
- Nine Lives (2005)
- The Incredibles (2004) (voice)
- Little Black Book (2004)
- Thirteen (2003)
- Levity (2003)
- Moonlight Mile (2002)
- Eco Challenge New Zealand (2002) (TV)
- When Billie Beat Bobby (2001) (TV)
- Harlan County War (2000) (TV)
- O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
- Timecode (2000)
- Woman Wanted (2000)
- Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
- Jesus' Son (1999)
- Living Out Loud (1998)
- A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
- Crash (1996/I)
- Home for the Holidays (1995)
- Copycat (1995)
- The Firm (1993)
- The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
- The Piano (1993)
- Crazy in Love (1992) (TV)
- Once Around (1991)
- Always (1989)
- Animal Behavior (1989)
- Roe vs. Wade (1989) (TV)
- Miss Firecracker (1989)
- Broadcast News (1987)
- End of the Line (1987)
- A Gathering of Old Men (1987) (TV)
- Raising Arizona (1987)
- Blood Simple. (1984) (voice) (uncredited)
- Swing Shift (1984)
- With Intent to Kill (1984) (TV)
- An Uncommon Love (1983) (TV)
- Svengali (1983) (TV)
- The Burning (1981).
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