Holly Hunter

Highest Rated:
100% The Burning (1981)
Lowest Rated:
13% Animal Behavior (1989)
Birthday:
Mar 20
Birthplace:
Conyers, Georgia, USA
Bio:
One of the most versatile and charismatic actresses that Hollywood has to offer, Holly Hunter has made a name for herself with smart, strong portrayals of dependably eccentric women. Born March 20, 1958, in Conyers, GA, Hunter was raised on a farm as the youngest of seven children. With the…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Actor
-- 2016
Jackie
  • Jackie
-- 2013
21% Paradise
  • Melanie Mannerheim
-- 2013
Trespassing Bergman
  • Actor
-- 2013
33% Won't Back Down
  • Evelyn Riske
$5.3M 2012
Saving Grace
  • Actor
-- 2008
Rock That Uke
  • Actor
-- 2007
30% The Big White
  • Margaret Barnell
-- 2005
75% Nine Lives
  • Sonia
$0.1M 2005
21% Little Black Book
  • Barb
$20.4M 2004
97% The Incredibles
  • Helen Parr / Elastigirl
$261.4M 2004
Rock That Uke
  • Introductory Voice Narrator
-- 2003
81% Thirteen
  • Melanie
$4.5M 2003
35% Levity
  • Adele Easely
-- 2003
63% Moonlight Mile
  • Mona Camp
$6.7M 2002
Searching for Debra Winger
  • Actor
-- 2002
65% Festival In Cannes
  • Actor
$41.0k 2002
When Billie Beat Bobby
  • Billie Jean King
-- 2001
Harlan County War
  • Ruby Kincaid
-- 2000
77% O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Penny
$45.2M 2000
74% Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her
  • Rebecca
-- 2000
68% Timecode (Time Code)
  • Executive
-- 2000
81% Jesus' Son
  • Mira
-- 1999
Woman Wanted
  • Actor
-- 1999
59% Living Out Loud
  • Judith
-- 1998
39% A Life Less Ordinary
  • O'Reilly
-- 1997
58% Crash
  • Dr. Helen Remington
$3.2M 1996
63% Home for the Holidays
  • Claudia Larson
-- 1995
75% Copycat
  • M.J. Monahan
-- 1995
90% The Piano
  • Ada McGrath
-- 1993
75% The Firm
  • Tammy Hemphill
-- 1993
88% The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
  • Wanda Holloway
-- 1993
Crazy In Love
  • Georgie Symonds
-- 1992
Gathering of Old Men
  • Actor
-- 1991
68% Once Around
  • Renata Bella
-- 1990
13% Animal Behavior
  • Coral Grable
-- 1989
64% Always
  • Dorinda Durston
-- 1989
67% Miss Firecracker
  • Carnelle Scott
-- 1989
Roe Vs. Wade
  • Ellen Russell/Jane Doe
-- 1989
98% Broadcast News
  • Jane Craig
-- 1987
90% Raising Arizona
  • Ed
-- 1987
60% End of the Line
  • Charlotte Haney
-- 1987
A Gathering of Old Men (Murder on the Bayou)
  • Candy Marshall
-- 1987
Urge to Kill
  • Wynn Nolen
-- 1984
92% Swing Shift
  • Jeannie
-- 1984
94% Blood Simple
  • Answering machine
-- 1984
Svengali
  • Leslie
-- 1983
100% The Burning
  • Sophie
-- 1981
In the Wild - Cheetahs With Holly Hunter
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
93% Top of the Lake
2013
  • GJ
2013
Saving Grace
2007
  • Grace Hanadarko
2007 - 2010

Holly Hunter Trivia

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen saw her in "Crimes of the Heart" and wanted to cast her in the movie, Blood Simple. Because she was committed in another play, "The Wake of Jamey Foster", they cast her roommate Frances McDormand instead. Frances McDormand ended up marrying Joel Coen.
- submitted by Lea L (3 years ago)
She is one of the elite eleven actors to have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year. The other nine are: Fay Bainter; Barry Fitzgerald; Teresa Wright; Jessica Lange; Sigourney Weaver; Al Pacino; Emma Thompson; Julianne Moore; Cate Blanchett and Jamie Foxx. Emma Thompson received her double-nomination in the same year that Hunter did.
- submitted by Lea L (3 years ago)

Quotes from Holly Hunter's Characters

    1. Helen Parr / Elastigirl: Everyone is special, Dash.
    2. Dash Parr: That's just another way of saying no one is.
    From The Incredibles. Submitted by James D (6 days ago)
    1. Paul Moore: It must be nice to always believe you know better, to always think you're the smartest person in the room.
    2. Jane Craig: No. It's awful.
    From Broadcast News. Submitted by Samantha S (41 days ago)
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