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Holly Hunter

Television Actress / Film Actress / Film Producer / Voice Actress / Television Producer / Stage Actress | * 03/20/1958 (63) | Conyers, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
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Holly Patricia Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an American actress. Her accolades include an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2008, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For her performance as Ada McGrath in the 1993 drama film The Piano, Hunter won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She earned three additional Academy Award nominations for Broadcast News (1987), The Firm (1993) and Thirteen (2003). For her roles in the television films Roe vs. Wade (1989), and The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993), she won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. She also starred in the TNT drama series Saving Grace (2007–2010). Hunter's other film roles include ()
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Holly Hunter is an American stage, film and televison actress, best known for her Academy Award winning performance as mute lead character Ada McGrath in the feature film "The Piano", as well as three other nominations for her roles in "Broadcast News", "The Firm", and "Thirteen", and for playing the leading role in the television series "Saving Grace". She holds a BA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Holly Hunter

2x Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress 2x New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress 2x National Board of Review Award for Best Actress 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Academy Award for Best Actress National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress London Film Critics' Circle Award for Actress of the Year Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Lucy Award Silver Bear for Best Actress Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 2x Academy Award for Best Actress 2x National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress 4x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actress BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role 2x BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama 3x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie

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Movies with Holly Hunter as Actress(59)

as Helen Parr (voice)2021 Chore Day - The Incredibles Way
as Archival footage2020 My Darling Vivian
as Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)2018 Incredibles 2
as Eleanor Weller2017 Breakable You
as herself2017 Spielberg
as Beth Gardner2017 The Big Sick
as Miranda2017 Song to Song
as Darcy Baylor2016 Strange Weather
as Dawn2015 Manglehorn
as Melanie Mannerheim2013 Paradise
as herself2013 Trespassing Bergman
as Evelyn Riske2012 Won't Back Down
as Jackie2012 Jackie
as Margaret Barnell2005 The Big White
as Sonia2005 Nine Lives
as Barb2004 Little Black Book
as Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)2004 The Incredibles
as Adele Easley2003 Levity
as Melanie 'Mel' Freeland2003 Thirteen
as Mona Camp2002 Moonlight Mile
as Self (uncredited)2001 Festival in Cannes
as Billie Jean King2001 When Billie Beat Bobby
as herself2001 Down from the Mountain
as herself2000 The Coen Brothers
as Penny Wharvey-McGill2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou?
as Ruby Kincaid2000 Harlan County War
as Executive2000 Timecode
as Mira1999 Jesus' Son
as Emma Riley1999 Woman Wanted
as Judith Moore1998 Living Out Loud
as O'Reilly1997 A Life Less Ordinary
as Helen Remington1996 Crash
as Claudia Larson1995 Home for the Holidays
as M.J. Monahan1995 Copycat
as Tammy Hemphill1993 The Firm
as Ada McGrath1993 The Piano
as Georgie Symonds1992 Crazy in Love
as Renata1991 Once Around
as Dorinda Durston1989 Always
as Coral Grable1989 Animal Behavior
as Ellen Russell / Jane Doe1989 Roe vs. Wade
as Carnelle Scott1989 Miss Firecracker
as Edwina 'Ed' McDunnough1987 Raising Arizona
as Jane Craig1987 Broadcast News
as Candy Marshall1987 A Gathering of Old Men
as Charlotte1987 End of the Line
as Jeannie1984 Swing Shift
as Helene Trend (voice) (uncredited)1984 Blood Simple
as Wynn Nolen1984 With Intent to Kill
as Leslie1983 Svengali
as Karen1983 An Uncommon Love
as Sophie1981 The Burning

TV Shows/Series with Holly Hunter as Actress(15)

as Arpi2021 Mr. Mayor
as Sally Yates2020 The Comey Rule
as Rhea Jarrell2018 Succession
as Audrey Bayer-Boatwright2018 Here and Now
as Emma Parker2013 Bonnie & Clyde
as GJ2013 Top of the Lake
as Guest2009 Skavlan
as Grace Hanadarko2007 Saving Grace

Movies with Holly Hunter as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2003 Thirteen
Production/Co-Executive Producer2001 When Billie Beat Bobby

Full Name: Holly Hunter
Born: Thursday, 03/20 1958 (March) in Conyers, Georgia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 63 years + 183 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Carnegie Mellon University, Yale School of Drama, Rockdale County High School
Spouses (current/former): Janusz Kamiński
Other names for Holly Hunter (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Holly P. Hunter"
"Holly Paige Hunter"
"홀리 헌터"
Holly Hunter frequently works together with these people:
Joel Coen (11x, Crew)
Ethan Coen (11x, Crew)
Rosie O'Donnell (9x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (8x, Actor)
Whoopi Goldberg (8x, Actress)
Jay Leno (8x, Actor)
Ryan Seacrest (8x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (7x, Actor)
Halle Berry (7x, Actress)
Megan Mullally (7x, Actress)
Martin Short (7x, Actor)
Martina McBride (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1388, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/04/2021