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Holly Hunter

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Holly Hunter

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Holly P. Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an American actress and producer. For her performance as Ada McGrath in The Piano (1993), Hunter received the Academy Award for Best Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, and Cannes Best Actress Award, among others. She has also been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Broadcast News (1987), as well as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in The Firm (1993) and Thirteen (2003). Hunter has also won two Emmy Awards from seven nominations.

Fact file

  • Born: Holly P. Hunter March 20, 1958 (age 57) Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Carnegie Mellon University (B.A., Drama)
  • Occupation: Actress, Producer
  • Years active: 1981–present
  • Spouse(s): Janusz Kamiński (m. 1995; div. 2001)
  • Partner(s): Gordon MacDonald (2001–present; 2 children)

Read more about Holly Hunter at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

The Incredibles 2: Holly Hunter on the 'rush' of seeing a female hero
BBC Entertainment, 2018-07-13 00:07:37
Holly Hunter, who is the voice of Elastigirl, on how the sequel reverses traditional gender roles.

'Incredibles 2' actress Holly Hunter's 'superhero'?
USA Today Movies, 2018-07-12 15:59:17
"Incredibles 2" actress Holly Hunter names her sister as her real-life superhero, while the film's director gives a shout out to parents everywhere. (July 12)         

A Word With: Holly Hunter Stretches Into Her Superhero Powers
NY Times Movies, 2018-06-19 08:00:04
Ms. Hunter talks about Elastigirl’s latest incarnation in “Incredibles 2,” the state of her career and the pros and cons of turning 60.

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