Holly Hunter

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Holly was born under the official name Hunter, Holly P. on March 20th, 1958. She has been a credited actor since the 1987 film Broadcast News.

Holly Hunter is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in four films including the 1998 comedy film Living Out Loud as the character Judith Moore, the 1997 comedy movie A Life Less Ordinary playing O'Reilly and the 1995 comedy release Home for the Holidays cast as Claudia Larson.

Holly has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in fifteen films including: the 2005 comedy film The Big White as the character Margaret Barnell, the 2004 action movie The Incredibles playing Elastigirl and the 2004 comedy release Little Black Book cast as Barb.

Holly Hunter has earned salaries up to $150,000/episode for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2004 action film The Incredibles, which brought in $261,000,000 at the box office.

In 2003 Holly Hunter produced her first movie, the biography film Thirteen.

Holly is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least three magazines, captured in more than fourteen pictorials, interviewed in over ten publications and featured in nine magazine articles.

As an actor Holly Hunter has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of Ada in the 1993 film The Piano. Holly Hunter was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Jane Craig in the 1987 movie Broadcast News , Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Tammy Hemphill in the 1993 movie The Firm and Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Melanie in the 2003 movie Thirteen .

Quotes

" I've never directed, but it must be humbling.

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Trivia

Second cousin of Anaheim Angels outfielder Tim Salmon .
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