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Holly Hunter is a Actor and Executive Producer American born on 20 march 1958 at Conyers (USA)

Holly Hunter

Holly Hunter
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Birth name Holly P. Hunter
Nationality USA
Birth 20 march 1958 (61 years) at Conyers (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Actress

Holly P. Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an American actress and producer. For her performance as Ada McGrath in The Piano (1993), Hunter received the Academy Award for Best Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, and Cannes Best Actress Award, among others. She has also been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Broadcast News (1987), as well as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in The Firm (1993) and Thirteen (2003). Hunter has also won two Emmy Awards from seven nominations.

Biography

Hunter is capable of hearing in her right ear but not her left ear, due to a childhood bout of the mumps, which sometimes leads to complications at work. Some scenes have to be altered from the script for her to use her right ear.

Holly Hunter was married to Janusz Kamiński, cinematographer of Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan from 1995 until 2001.

Hunter has been in a relationship with British actor Gordon MacDonald since 2001. The couple met in San Jose Repertory Theatre's production of playwright Marina Carr's By the Bog of Cats, in which she played a woman abandoned by her lover of 14 years, played by MacDonald. In January 2006, Hunter's publicist announced that Hunter had given birth to the couple's twin boys Claude and Press.

Best films

The Incredibles (2004)
(Actress)
The Firm (1993)
(Actress)
The Piano (1993)
(Actress)
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
(Actress)
The Big Sick (2017)
(Actress)
Broadcast News (1987)
(Actress)

Usually with

Frères Coen
Frères Coen
(3 films)
Brad Bird
Brad Bird
(2 films)
Mike Figgis
Mike Figgis
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Holly Hunter (44 films)

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Actress

Incredibles 2
Directed by Brad Bird
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about families, Superhero films, Children's films
Actors Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Vowell, Brad Bird, Jonathan Banks
Roles Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
Rating76% 3.8484453.8484453.8484453.8484453.848445
La famille Parr, alias les Indestructibles, mène une vie paisible. Du moins c'est la vie qu'ils auraient espéré. Mais lorsqu'on s'appelle Mr Indestructible la vie n'est jamais facile. Alors qu'Helen prend la tête d'une dangereuse mission, Bob doit veiller sur sa famille tout en essayant de paraître normal aux yeux de tous, malgré les antécédents de sa famille.
Untitled Terrence Malick film, 2h9
Directed by Terrence Malick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Musical films
Actors Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Michael Fassbender, Natalie Portman, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett
Roles Miranda
Rating56% 2.844692.844692.844692.844692.84469
Deux histoires d'amour à Austin, au Texas, sur la scène musicale : celle de deux chanteurs, BV et Faye, puis celle d'un magnat de l'industrie musicale, Cook, et d'une serveuse, Rhonda. Un univers dans lequel ils voudront trouver le succès, au prix de la trahison.
The Big Sick, 2h4
Directed by Michael Showalter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Kumail Nanjiani, Ray Romano, Holly Hunter, Zoe Kazan, Aidy Bryant, Bo Burnham
Roles Beth Gardner
Rating75% 3.798693.798693.798693.798693.79869
Après une aventure d'un soir, le comique de stand-up new-yorkais Kumail et Emily sont fous amoureux. Seul problème: Kumail cache l'existence de son amie à ses parents pakistanais très traditionnels. Ils préféreraient voir leur fils épouser une jeune fille pakistanaise. Lorsqu'Emily s'en rend compte, elle jure de ne plus jamais revoir Kumail. Mais Emily tombe soudainement malade et se retrouve dans le coma. Tandis que les médecins cherchent une solution, Kumail ne la quitte pas un seul instant, au grand désespoir des parents excentriques d'Emily. Progressivement, un lien se crée entre Kumail et les parents d'Emily, qui va totalement changer leur vie.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, 2h31
Directed by Zack Snyder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Batman films, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane
Roles Senator Finch
Rating64% 3.2429853.2429853.2429853.2429853.242985
Gotham City-based vigilante Batman travels to Metropolis to preemptively combat Superman, fearing what would happen if the latter is kept unchecked, while another threat endangers humankind.
Manglehorn
Manglehorn (2015)
, 1h37
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina, Harmony Korine
Roles Dawn
Rating55% 2.7996252.7996252.7996252.7996252.799625
A.J. Manglehorn is a reclusive Texas key-maker who spends his days caring for his cat, finding comfort in his work and lamenting a long lost love. Enter kind-hearted bank teller Dawn whose interest in the eccentric Manglehorn may just be able to draw him out of his shell.
Bonnie & Clyde (2013 miniseries), 4h
Directed by Bruce Beresford
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Documentary, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Dale Dickey, William Hurt, Sarah Hyland, Holly Hunter
Roles Emma Parker
Rating65% 3.2510153.2510153.2510153.2510153.251015
The two-part TV movie is based on the true story of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber, sweeps Parker – a young and impressionable, petite, small-town waitress, who is already married – off her feet. In the early 1930s, the two embark on one of the most infamous crime sprees in American history.
Paradise
Paradise (2013)
, 1h26
Directed by Diablo Cody
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Holly Hunter, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, Iliza Shlesinger
Roles Melanie Mannerheim
Rating49% 2.45442.45442.45442.45442.4544
Lamb Mannerhelm (Julianne Hough) goes to speak at her family's church in Montana one year after surviving a plane crash, which has left her with severe burns all over her body. While everyone is expecting her to make some big announcement, she instead publicly denounces her belief in God, causing a major uproar in the church. Lamb later explains some of the strict rules she has to live by in her conservative town, like listening only to Christian music, and not being allowed to wear pants. Feeling both angry and inexperienced in life, Lamb heads to Las Vegas to indulge in the sinful pleasures that are objected in her community as she sees surviving the plane crash as a second chance at life and time for her to now live life on her own terms. Once there, she goes to a random bar in order to have her first drink, where she meets a bartender named William (Russell Brand), and a singer named Loray (Octavia Spencer).
Won't Back Down, 2h1
Directed by Daniel Barnz
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about education, Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films, Films about school violence
Actors Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Holly Hunter, Ned Eisenberg, Oscar Isaac, Rosie Perez
Roles Evelyn Riske
Rating64% 3.248683.248683.248683.248683.24868
Two determined mothers, a car dealer/bartender (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and a teacher (Viola Davis), look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy and corruption from the teachers' union president (Holly Hunter) and the school's principal (Bill Nunn), they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.
Jackie
Jackie (2012)
, 1h40
Directed by Antoinette Beumer
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Carice van Houten, Jelka van Houten, Holly Hunter
Roles Jackie
Rating67% 3.396793.396793.396793.396793.39679
Sofie (Carice van Houten) and Daan (Jelka van Houten) are twin sisters who were raised by two fathers (Paul Case and Jaap Spijkers). When they get a phone call from America that their biological mother (Holly Hunter) is in a hospital with a complicated leg fracture awaiting transfer to a rehabilitation center, the two end up in an adventure where everything they believed in is called into question. This results in an unforgettable journey to New Mexico with the strange and inappropriate Jackie where the lives of the two sisters will change forever.
Nine Lives
Nine Lives (2005)
, 1h55
Directed by Rodrigo García
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about disabilities, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Sissy Spacek, Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Kathy Baker, Amanda Seyfried
Roles Sonia
Rating67% 3.3985653.3985653.3985653.3985653.398565
Imprisoned Sandra (Elpidia Carrillo) has an emotional breakdown when the broken telephone in her cubicle prevents her from communicating with her daughter on visiting day.
The Big White, 1h50
Directed by Mark Mylod
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Actors Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, Giovanni Ribisi, Alison Lohman, W. Earl Brown, Tim Blake Nelson
Roles Margaret Barnell
Rating63% 3.199883.199883.199883.199883.19988
Travel agent Paul Barnell (Robin Williams) finds a body in a dumpster that, unbeknownst to him, was left there by Mafia hitmen. Heavily in debt and attempting to find a cure for his wife Margaret's (Holly Hunter) apparent Tourette Syndrome, he stages a disfiguring animal attack with the body in order to cash in his missing brother's life-insurance policy, for which a corpse is required.
Little Black Book, 1h51
Directed by Nick Hurran
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about television
Actors Brittany Murphy, Holly Hunter, Kathy Bates, Ron Livingston, Rashida Jones, Kevin Sussman
Roles Barb
Rating53% 2.6505452.6505452.6505452.6505452.650545
Stacy Holt (Brittany Murphy), an associate producer on a daytime talk show (syndicated out of Trenton, New Jersey), is convinced that her boyfriend Derek (Ron Livingston) is the right man for her, though he has an apparent phobia of commitment, and he's vague about his past relationships. Taking the advice of colleague Barb (Holly Hunter), she looks at his Palm Tungsten C and its record of the names and numbers of three ex-girlfriends: a French supermodel (Josie Maran); a gynecologist (Rashida Jones); and a cook (Julianne Nicholson).
The Incredibles, 1h55
Directed by Brad Bird
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about families, Superhero films, Children's films
Actors Brad Bird, Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Spencer Fox, Jason Lee
Roles Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
Rating79% 3.9974553.9974553.9974553.9974553.997455
"Supers" – humans with superpowers – are forced into civilian relocation programs after facing several lawsuits from peripheral damage caused by their crime fighting activities. Fifteen years after relocation, Bob and Helen Parr, formerly Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl respectively, and their children Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack live as a suburban family. Bob is dissatisfied with suburban life and his white-collar job and longs for the glory days. On some nights, Bob and his old friend Lucius Best, formerly Frozone, perform vigilante work. One day, Bob loses his temper when his supervisor refuses to let him stop a mugging, causing Bob to be fired. Returning home, Bob finds a message from a mysterious woman named Mirage, who convinces him to become Mr. Incredible again and gives him a mission to destroy a savage robot called the Omnidroid on the remote island of Nomanisan, promising a substantial reward. Arriving on Nomanisan Island, Bob is able to find and defeat the Omnidroid by tricking it into ripping out its own power source.
Thirteen
Thirteen (2003)
, 1h40
Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Holly Hunter, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Jeremy Sisto, Brady Corbet, D. W. Moffett
Roles Melanie 'Mel' Freeland
Rating67% 3.3980953.3980953.3980953.3980953.398095
Thirteen-year-old Tracy Freeland begins her school year as a smart and sweet honor student middle school student in Los Angeles. Her divorced mother Melanie is a recovering alcoholic, who struggles to support Tracy and her older brother Mason as a hairdresser. Tracy feels ignored by her mother, who is busy with her fellow ex-addict boyfriend Brady to address Tracy's increasing depression. After being teased for her "Cabbage Patch" clothes, Tracy decides to shed her 'little girl' image and pleads with her mother to purchase trendier clothes. When Tracy wears one of her new outfits to school, she is complimented by Evie Zamora, one of the most popular girls at school. Evie invites Tracy to go shopping on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood but gives her a fake phone number as a prank. Nevertheless, Tracy determinedly shows up on Melrose Avenue and meets up with Evie and her friend Astrid. Tracy is uncomfortable with the two shoplifting and excuses herself to sit outside the store on a bench.
Levity
Levity (2003)
, 1h40
Directed by Ed Solomon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Billy Bob Thornton, Morgan Freeman, Holly Hunter, Kirsten Dunst, Geoffrey Wigdor, Dorian Harewood
Roles Adele Easley
Rating64% 3.2487453.2487453.2487453.2487453.248745
Manual Jordan, a man who served nearly 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery, is released after serving a life sentence. After spending his time staring at a clipping of Abner Easley, the boy he killed, he returns to the city he used to live in to find redemption. He ends up living at a community house which is run by Miles Evans, a preacher. He offers Manual work so he can pay for the room, and Manual places Abner's photo in his room to remind himself.