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Holly Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia, to Opal Marguerite (Catledge), a homemaker, and Charles Edwin Hunter, a part-time sporting goods company representative and farmer with a 250 acre farm. She is the youngest of seven children. Her parents encouraged her talent at an early age, and her first acting part was as Helen Keller in a fifth-grade ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 37 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Incredibles
The Incredibles Helen Parr / Elastigirl
(2004)
The Piano
The Piano Ada McGrath
(1993)
Raising Arizona
Raising Arizona Edwina 'Ed' McDunnough
(1987)

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Other Works:

Played "Meg McGrath" in "Crimes of the Heart", a play by Beth Henley, in 1982 at John Golden Theatre (her Broadway debut). See more »

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10 Interviews | 9 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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I think it's really odd, too, that the public is so privy to how much money the actors make and what movies cost. It seems to me to be beside the point. When I go to a movie I really don't want to think about the money. I want to see the story. See more »

Trivia:

Was in consideration for the part of Carolyn Burnham in American Beauty (1999) but Annette Bening, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead. See more »

Trademark:

Southern accent

Star Sign:

Pisces

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