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Hilary was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Judith Kay (Clough), a secretary, and Stephen Michael Swank, who served in the National Guard and was also a traveling salesman. Her maternal grandmother, Frances Martha Dominguez, was of Mexican descent, and her other roots include German, English, and Scottish. During her early childhood, her family moved... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 53 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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Million Dollar Baby
Million Dollar Baby Maggie Fitzgerald
(2004)
P.S. I Love You
(2007)
Boys Don't Cry
Boys Don't Cry Brandon Teena
(1999)
Insomnia
Insomnia Ellie Burr
(2002)

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1 Print Biography | 9 Interviews | 22 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on getting rejected for roles] I have to say that I didn't ever really see it as rejection, per se, and I don't know why. I guess if I saw it as rejection, then I would allow myself time to focus on something that seemed negative, instead of realizing, "I have an audition tomorrow," and I was auditioning a lot, and, "If I focus on why I didn't get that, then I'm not going to be able to be ... See more »

Trivia:

Was declared #6 on the show "Hollywood's Ten Best Beauty to Beast" transformations for the way she looked in Boys Don't Cry (1999). Three other actresses on the list were nominated for Oscars for their movies and two won: Charlize Theron (Monster (2003)), Halle Berry (Monster's Ball (2001)) and Salma Hayek (Frida (2002)). See more »

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Her characters often go through an immidate or slow transformation in either appearance or skills. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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