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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

williamhmthorne
Variety, 2019-11-20 17:00:13
Holly Hunter has been cast in the upcoming Tina Fey-produced LA mayor comedy series at NBC. The veteran actor will star opposite Ted Danson in the untitled series which is being written and executive produced by Fey and Robert Carlock. The series is about a wealthy businessman (Danson) who runs ...

josephotterson
Variety, 2019-10-10 20:30:57
Holly Hunter has joined the upcoming CBS Studios miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty,” Variety has learned. Hunter will star as Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. She joins previously announced cast members Jeff Daniels (James Comey), Brendan Gleeson (President Donald Trump), Michael Kelly (Acting ...

bbell96
Variety, 2019-08-07 23:03:45
In today’s roundup, Fox issued a new trailer for new crime series “Prodigal Son,” and announced a number of A-list guest stars on their animated shows. CASTINGS John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Jason Momoa, Bryan Cranston, Niecy Nash, Megan Mullally, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Billy Eichner will all appear as ...

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