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Holly Hunter

Holly Hunter is an American stage, film and televison actress, best known for her Academy Award winning performance as mute lead character Ada McGrath in the feature film "The Piano", as well as three other nominations for her roles in "Broadcast News", "The Firm", and "Thirteen", and for playing the leading role in the television series "Saving Grace". She holds a BA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Mar 20, 1958 In Conyers, Georgia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Burning 1981-05-08
Latest Project:
Movie Incredibles 2 2018-06-14
Known For
Movie Incredibles 2 Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice) 2018-06-14
Series Here and Now Audrey Bayer-Boatwright 2018-02-11
Movie The Big Sick Beth Gardner 2017-06-23
Movie Song to Song Miranda 2017-03-17
Movie Spielberg Herself 2017-10-05
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Senator Finch 2016-03-25
Movie Strange Weather Darcy Baylor 2016-09-12
Movie Manglehorn Dawn 2015-06-03
Movie Paradise Melanie Mannerheim 2013-10-18
Series Bonnie & Clyde Emma Parker 2013-12-08
Movie Won't Back Down Evelyn Riske 2012-09-28
Movie Portraits in Dramatic Time 2011-07-05
Series Saving Grace Grace Hanadarko 2007-07-23
Movie Nine Lives Sonia 2005-01-24
Movie The Big White Margaret Barnell 2005-10-27
Movie Little Black Book Barb 2004-08-06
Movie The Incredibles Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice) 2004-11-05
Movie Levity Adele Easley 2003-03-16
Movie Thirteen Melanie 'Mel' Freeland 2003-08-20
Movie Moonlight Mile Mona Camp 2002-09-09
Movie When Billie Beat Bobby Billie Jean King 2001-04-16
Movie Harlan County War Ruby Kincaid 2000-05-19
Movie Timecode Executive 2000-03-22
Movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? Penny Wharvey-McGill 2000-08-30
Movie Woman Wanted Emma Riley 1999-08-14
Movie Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her Rebecca Waynon 1999-10-28
Movie Jesus' Son Mira 1999-09-05
Movie Living Out Loud Judith Moore 1998-10-30
Movie A Life Less Ordinary O'Reilly 1997-10-24
Movie Crash Helen Remington 1996-07-17
Movie Copycat M.J. Monahan 1995-10-27
Movie Home for the Holidays Claudia Larson 1995-11-02
Movie The Piano Ada McGrath 1993-05-19
Movie The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader Murdering Mom Wanda Holloway 1993-04-10
Movie The Firm Tammy Hemphill 1993-06-30
Movie Crazy in Love Georgie Symonds 1992-08-10
Movie Once Around Renata 1991-01-18
Movie Miss Firecracker Carnelle Scott 1989-04-28
Movie Always Dorinda Durston 1989-12-22
Movie Roe vs. Wade Ellen Russell / Jane Doe 1989-05-15
Movie Raising Arizona Edwina 'Ed' McDunnough 1987-03-01
Movie A Gathering of Old Men Candy Marshall 1987-05-10
Movie Broadcast News Jane Craig 1987-12-16
Movie End of the Line Charlotte 1987-08-28
Movie Swing Shift Jeannie 1984-04-13
Movie Blood Simple Helene Trend (voice) (uncredited) 1984-09-07
Movie The Burning Sophie 1981-05-08