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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
(1993)

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 2018 The Incredibles 2 (pre-production)
Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
 2017 Untitled Alan Ball Drama (TV Series) (pre-production)
Audrey Black
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Audrey Black
 2016 Breakable You (post-production)
Eleanor Weller
 2016 Strange Weather
Darcy Baylor
 2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 (Video Game)
Elastigirl (voice)
 2014 Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (Video Game)
Elastigirl (voice)
 2014 Manglehorn
Dawn
 2014 Mondo Art (Video)
Stomatic Painter
 2013 Bonnie & Clyde (TV Mini-Series)
Emma Parker
- Part 2 (2013) ... Emma Parker
- Part 1 (2013) ... Emma Parker
 2013 Disney Infinity (Video Game)
Elastigirl (voice)
 2013/I Paradise
Melanie Mannerheim
 2013 Top of the Lake (TV Series)
GJ
- Episode #1.7 (2013) ... GJ
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... GJ
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... GJ
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... GJ (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... GJ
 2012 In Character With... (TV Series)
- Won't Back Down (2012)
 2012 Won't Back Down
Evelyn Riske
 2012/II Jackie
Jackie
 2005 Nine Lives
Sonia
 2000 Harlan County War (TV Movie)
Ruby Kincaid
 2000 Timecode
Renee Fishbine
 1999 Jesus' Son
Mira
 1999 Woman Wanted
Emma Riley
 1998 Notes Alive! My Many Colored Days (Video short)
Narrator
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary
O'Reilly
 1993 The Piano
Ada
 1992 Crazy in Love (TV Movie)
Georgie Symonds
 1991 Once Around
Renata Bella
 1989 Animal Behavior
Coral Grable
 1989 Roe vs. Wade (TV Movie)
Ellen Russell / Jane Doe
 1987 End of the Line
Charlotte
 1987 A Gathering of Old Men (TV Movie)
Candy Marshall
 1984 With Intent to Kill (TV Movie)
Wynn Nolen
 1984 Blood Simple.
Helene Trend (voice, uncredited)
 1984 Swing Shift
Jeannie
 1983 An Uncommon Love (TV Movie)
Karen
 1983 Svengali (TV Movie)
Leslie
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Other Works:

Public service announcement for The ONE Campaign [www.one.org] (2005) See more »

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


Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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I often get asked to direct and I've never taken anyone up on it. It would be very interesting and I would learn so much. But it's a very confrontational job - I mean, directors are forced to confront themselves, and I don't think there's really a way to prepare for the pressure of directing. And I have seen quite a few good people crash and burn at the job. Nervous breakdowns, crying, screaming ... See more »

Trivia:

Replaced Debra Winger for the role of Jane Craig in Broadcast News (1987). See more »

Trademark:

Southern accent

Star Sign:

Pisces

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