Kim Hunter

Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress | * 11/12/1922 († 79, 09/11/2002) | Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA))
Kim Hunter (born Janet Cole; November 12, 1922 – September 11, 2002) was an American theatre, film, and television actress. She achieved prominence for portraying Stella Kowalski in the original production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, which she reprised for the 1951 film adaptation, and won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Decades later, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for portraying Nola Madison on the soap opera The Edge of Night. She also portrayed the chimpanzee Zira in Planet of the Apes (1968), and its sequels Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) and Escape from the ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Mystery | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Kim Hunter

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Donaldson Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
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Movies with Kim Hunter as Actress(58)

as Self (archive footage)2006 A Streetcar in Hollywood
as Self (archive footage)2006 A Streetcar on Broadway
as Self (archive footage)2006 Censorship and Desire
as Elsa Lindepu2001 Out of the Cold
as Muriel2000 The Hiding Place
as Emmeline Brown1999 Abilene
as herself1998 Glorious Technicolor
as Rebbitzn1998 A Price Above Rubies
as Gloria Pym1990 Two Evil Eyes
as Leona1988 Drop-Out Mother
as Amanda Hollins1987 The Kindred
as Rosemary O'Reilly1985 Private Sessions
as Mary Easty1985 Three Sovereigns for Sarah
as Bertha Feldman1981 Skokie
as Lucy Rutherford1980 F.D.R.: The Last Year
as Sister Superior1979 The Golden Gate Murders
as Mrs. Harper1978 Stubby Pringle's Christmas
as Adrianna Putnam1976 Dark August
as Kathleen Hancock1976 The Dark Side of Innocence
as Marion McKell1975 Ellery Queen: Too Many Suspects
as Elaine Wilby1974 Bad Ronald
as Judy Simmons1974 Unwed Father
as Mrs. Parker1974 Born Innocent
as Nora Coogan1973 The Magician
as Cora Chandler1971 In Search of America
as Mrs. Edith Carruthers1970 Dial Hot Line
as Freda Williams1968 The Young Loner
as Betty Graham1968 The Swimmer
as Zira1968 Planet of the Apes
as Dr. Bea Brice1964 Lilith
as Mara1961 Give Us Barabbas!
as Mary Johnston Kingman1958 Money, Women and Guns
as Anna Rojas1957 The Dark Side of the Earth
as Helen Ditmar1957 The Young Stranger
as Martha Lockridge1956 Storm Center
as Fran West1956 Bermuda Affair
as Grace Carney1956 Requiem for a Heavyweight
as Nora Hutcheson1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
as Helen Watson1952 Anything Can Happen
as Stella Kowalski1951 A Streetcar Named Desire
as Frances Hotchkiss1945 You Came Along
as Doris Dumbrowski1944 Tender Comrade
as Millie Baxter1944 When Strangers Marry
as Mary Gibson1943 The Seventh Victim
as Catherine Cummings1943 Reconnaissance Pilot

TV Shows/Series with Kim Hunter as Actress(47)

as Mrs. Oberholtzer1989 Cross of Fire
as Natalie Schoen1986 L.A. Law
as Mary Easty1985 Three Sovereigns for Sarah
as Ellen Wilson1979 Backstairs at the White House
1977 Hunter
as Kitty Damon1976 Once an Eagle
as Mrs. Brockelman1974 The Rockford Files
as Edna Matthews1971 Columbo
1971 Cannon
as Athena Champion1967 Ironside
as Louise Dubrio1967 Mannix
as Adelaide Winters1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
as Eileen Rolf1961 The Defenders
as Ruth Jacobs1961 The Dick Powell Show
as Emily Field1961 Dr. Kildare
as Vanessa Sutton Charles1959 Adventures in Paradise
as Edna Daggett1958 Naked City
as Grace Carney1956 Playhouse 90
as Julie Hogarth1956 Playhouse 90
as Helen Bragg1956 Playhouse 90
as herself1955 Hollywood Preview
as Bea Colter1955 Gunsmoke
as Barbara Williams1954 Climax!
as Lynn Griffith1954 Climax!
as Ann Brewster1954 Climax!
as Mary Murphy1953 General Electric Theater
as Edie Gauman1953 General Electric Theater
as Polissena/Maria Celeste1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Mrs. Harper1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Lina1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Emily1949 Suspense
as Maggie Church1948 Studio One

Full Name: Kim Janet Cole
Born: Sunday, 11/12 1922 (November) in Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 09/11 2002 (September) in Greenwich Village (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Art Students League of New York, Miami Beach Senior High School
Other names for Kim Hunter (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Janet Cole"
Kim Hunter frequently works together with these people:
Harry Townes (36x, Actor)
Vaughn Taylor (36x, Actor)
Leslie Nielsen (33x, Actor)
J. Pat O'Malley (30x, Actor)
James Gregory (29x, Actor)
James Daly (29x, Actor)
Nina Foch (29x, Actress)
Richard Kiley (29x, Actor)
E.G. Marshall (28x, Actor)
Anne Seymour (27x, Actress)
John Newland (27x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26491, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 09/24/2023