Played "Hester Swane" in an Irish play, "By the Bog of Cats", by Marina Carr, from September to October 2001 at San Jose Repertory Theatre in 2001, then, from 1 December 2004 until 26 February 2005 at Wyndham's Theatre, London (her West End debut).
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I always feel that I am the advocate for my character. More than anyone else on the set, including the director. I'm there to protect my character, in a way.
In 1993, she won the Oscar for Best Actress for The Piano
(1993), in which she utilised her real-life piano skills. Eleven years later, Jamie Foxx
won Best Actor for Ray
(2004), in which he also played the piano. Both of them had been nominated for a supporting performance in those respective years, and both were nominated for a role they played opposite Tom Cruise
. Hunter appeared in The Firm