Linda Hunt

Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 04/02/1945 (76) | Morristown, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Lydia Susanna "Linda" Hunt (born April 2, 1945) is an American actress of stage and screen. She made her film debut playing Mrs. Oxheart in Popeye (1980). Hunt portrayed the male character Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, becoming the first person to win an Oscar for portraying a character of the opposite sex. Hunt has also appeared in films such as Dune (1984), Silverado (1985), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Pocahontas (1995), Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998), and Stranger Than Fiction (2006). Hunt has had a successful career on te... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Linda Hunt

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

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Movies with Linda Hunt as Actress(40)

as Lady Proxima (voice)2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story
as Dr. Lipschweiss2017 The Relationtrip
as Narrator2006 The Singing Revolution
as Dr. Mittag-Leffler2006 Stranger Than Fiction
as Mrs. Munion2005 Yours, Mine & Ours
as Sister Madeline2002 Dragonfly
as Narrator2000 Who Owns the Past?
as Narrator1998 Out of the Past
as Narrator1998 Influenza 1918
as Grandmother Willow (voice)1998 Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
as Kathryn1997 Eat Your Heart Out
as Dr. Ann Cuthbert1997 The Relic
as Narrator (voice)1997 Amazon
as Narrator1997 Titanic: Untold Stories
as Grandmother Willow (voice)1995 Pocahontas
as Regina Krumm1994 Ready to Wear
as Frances1993 Younger and Younger
as Atwood Society Director1993 Rain Without Thunder
as Angeline1993 Twenty Bucks
as Ilsa Grunt1991 If Looks Could Kill
as Narrator1991 Wild by Law
as Miss Schlowski1990 Kindergarten Cop
as Hooper1989 She-Devil
as Narrator (voice)1989 The Turn of the Screw
as Narrator1989 Carmilla
as Mrs. Sanders1987 The Room Upstairs
as Rose (segment "The Room")1987 Basements
as Alice B. Toklas1987 Waiting for the Moon
as Narrator1986 Louise Brooks
as Katina1985 Eleni
as Stella1985 Silverado
as Dr. Prance1984 The Bostonians
as Shadout Mapes1984 Dune
as Mrs. Oxheart1980 Popeye
as Mona1978 Fame

TV Shows/Series with Linda Hunt as Actress(12)

as Hetty Lange2014 Scorpion
as Henrietta "Hetty" Lange2009 NCIS: Los Angeles
as Clare Bryson2002 Without a Trace
as Zoey Hiller1997 The Practice
as Cmdr. Chennault1993 Space Rangers
as Narrator (voice)1988 American Experience
as Narrator1982 Nature
as Nora1971 Great Performances

Full Name: Linda Lydia Hunter
Born: Monday, 04/02 1945 (April) in Morristown, New Jersey (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 76 years + 300 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: DePaul University
Linda Hunt frequently works together with these people:
Robert Altman (7x, Crew)
Lawrence Kasdan (5x, Crew)
Blythe Danner (5x, Actress)
Plácido Domingo (5x, Actor)
Jack McGee (5x, Actor)
Felix O. Adlon (5x, Crew)
Isaiah Cazares (5x, Cast)
James Remar (4x, Actor)
Edward Herrmann (4x, Actor)
Percy Adlon (4x, Crew)
Toby Hefferman (4x, Crew)
Jonathan Kasdan (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:975, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2022