Holly Hunter

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Holly Hunter
Hunter in 2010
Holly P. Hunter

(1958-03-20) March 20, 1958 (age 66)
Alma materCarnegie Mellon University (B.A., Drama)
Occupation(s)Actress, Producer
Years active1981–present
Janusz Kamiński
(m. 1995; div. 2001)
Partner(s)Gordon MacDonald (2001–present; 2 children)
Academy Awards
Best Actress
1993 The Piano
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
1989 Roe vs. Wade
1993 The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
1993 The Piano
BAFTA Awards
Best Actress in a Leading Role
1993 The Piano
Holly Hinter (center )holding the trophy at the 41st Emmy Awards, 1989

Holly Hunter (born 20 March 1958) is an American actress. She was born in Conyers, Georgia. Hunter starred in The Piano for which she won the Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award.

Hunter was also nominated for Oscars for her roles in Broadcast News, The Firm, and Thirteen. She has won two Emmy Awards.

Hunter has acted in many other movies.[1] They include Copycat, Living Out Loud, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Home for the Holidays, The Incredibles, Thirteen, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.[needs update]

Hunter's most outstanding television series was for the drama series Saving Grace (TV series), for which she won the Grace Allen Award, and was nominated for seven other awards.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1981 The Burning Sophie Tony Maylam
1984 Swing Shift Jeannie Jonathan Demme
1984 Blood Simple Helene Trend Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Voice / Uncredited
1987 Raising Arizona Edwina "Ed" McDunnough Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
1987 End of the Line Charlotte Haney Jay Russell
1987 Broadcast News Jane Craig James L. Brooks
1989 Miss Firecracker Carnelle Scott Thomas Schlamme
1989 Animal Behavior Coral Grable Jenny Bowen & Kjehl Rasmussen
1989 Always Dorinda Durston Steven Spielberg
1991 Once Around Renata Bella Lasse Hallström
1993 The Piano Ada McGrath Jane Campion Academy Award for Best Actress
1993 The Firm Tammy Hemphill Sydney Pollack
1995 Copycat M.J. Monahan Jon Amiel
1995 Home for the Holidays Claudia Larson Jodie Foster
1996 Crash Helen Remington David Cronenberg
1997 A Life Less Ordinary O'Reilly Danny Boyle
1998 Living Out Loud Judith Moore Richard LaGravenese
1999 Jesus' Son Mira Alison Maclean
1999 Woman Wanted Emma Riley Kiefer Sutherland
2000 Timecode Renee Fishbine Mike Figgis
2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? Penny Wharvey McGill Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
2001 Festival in Cannes Herself Henry Jaglom
2002 Moonlight Mile Mona Camp Brad Silberling
2003 Levity Adele Easley Ed Solomon
2003 Thirteen Melanie Freeland Catherine Hardwicke Also executive producer
2004 Little Black Book Barb Campbell-Dunn Nick Hurran
2004 The Incredibles Helen Parr / Elastigirl Brad Bird Voice
2005 Nine Lives Sonia Rodrigo García
2005 The Big White Margaret Barnell Mark Mylod
2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time Herself David Michalek & Paul Warner
2012 Won't Back Down Evelyn Riske Daniel Barnz
2012 Jackie Jackie Antoinette Beumer
2013 Paradise Mrs. Mannerhelm Diablo Cody
2014 Manglehorn Dawn David Gordon Green
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Senator Finch Zack Snyder
2016 Strange Weather Darcy Baylor Katherine Dieckmann
2017 Breakable You Eleanor Weller Andrew Wagner
2017 The Big Sick Beth Gardner Michael Showalter
2017 Song to Song Miranda Terrence Malick
2018 Incredibles 2 Helen Parr / Elastigirl Brad Bird Voice

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