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Did You Know?
"My most annoying question is 'Hilary, are you ever going to play a pretty girl?'"
quoted in Newsweek.
She won the lead role of Brandon/Teena in Boys Don't Cry
(1999) after hundreds of other actresses had been considered and rejected over the course of three years. Told director Kimberly Peirce
that, like her character, she was also 21 and hailed from Lincoln, Nebraska. But she was fibbing, and when Peirce later confronted her with the lies, she winningly responded: "But that's what Brandon would ...