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Veteran character actress Linda Hunt was born on April 2, 1945 in Morristown, New Jersey, to Elsie Doying and Raymond Davy Hunter. She attended the Interlochen Arts Academy, and the Goodman School of Drama in Chicago (now part of DePaul University). Her film debut was in Robert Altman's Popeye (1980). She played the role of Oxblood Oxheart's ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pocahontas
Pocahontas Grandmother Willow
(1995)
Silverado
Silverado Stella
(1985)
Kindergarten Cop
Kindergarten Cop Miss Schlowski
(1990)

Filmography

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 2009-2018 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Hetty Lange
- Ninguna Salida (2018) ... Hetty Lange
- A Line in the Sand (2018) ... Hetty Lange
- Venganza (2018) ... Hetty Lange
- Where Everybody Knows Your Name (2018) ... Hetty Lange
- Reentry (2018) ... Hetty Lange
 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story
Lady Proxima (voice)
 2017 The Relationtrip
Dr. Lipschweiss
 2015/II Baby (Short)
Wildlife Narrator
 2014 Scorpion (TV Series)
Hetty Lange
- True Colors (2014) ... Hetty Lange
 2013 God of War: Ascension (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Blood Moon (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 God of War: Ghost of Sparta (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 God of War III (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Voice of Authority
- Don Hoberman (2009) ... Voice of Authority
 2009 The Crooked Eye (Short)
Sharon's Narrator
 2007-2008 The Unit (TV Series)
Dr. Eudora Hobbs
- Into Hell: Part Two (2008) ... Dr. Eudora Hobbs
- Sub-Conscious (2007) ... Dr. Eudora Hobbs
 2008 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Dr. Clare Bryson
- Closure (2008) ... Dr. Clare Bryson
- Satellites (2008) ... Dr. Clare Bryson
- Driven (2008) ... Dr. Clare Bryson
 2008 Once Upon a Tide (Short)
Narrator
 2008 God of War: Chains of Olympus (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 God of War II (Video Game)
Narrator / Gaia (voice)
 2006 Stranger Than Fiction
Dr. Mittag-Leffler
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours
Mrs. Munion
 2003-2005 Carnivàle (TV Series)
Management
- New Canaan, CA (2005) ... Management (voice, uncredited)
- Outskirts, Damascus, NE (2005) ... Management (voice, uncredited)
- Damascus, NE (2005) ... Management (voice, uncredited)
- Old Cherry Blossom Road (2005) ... Management (voice, uncredited)
- Alamogordo, N.M. (2005) ... Management (voice, uncredited)
 2005 God of War (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Narrator
- Liberation & Revenge (2005) ... Narrator
- Frenzied Killing (2005) ... Narrator
- Corruption (2005) ... Narrator
- Factories of Death (2005) ... Narrator
- Orders & Initiatives (2005) ... Narrator
 1997-2002 The Practice (TV Series)
Judge Zoey Hiller
- Silent Partners (2002) ... Judge Zoey Hiller
- Honor Code (2001) ... Judge Zoey Hiller
- What Child Is This? (2001) ... Judge Zoey Hiller
- Gideon's Crossover (2001) ... Judge Zoey Hiller
- The Deal (2000) ... Judge Zoey Hiller
 1993-2002 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Jimmy Carter (Part I) (2002) ... Narrator
- Monkey Trial (2002) ... Narrator
- The Duel (2000) ... Narrator
- Influenza 1918 (1998) ... Narrator
- The Hunt for Pancho Villa (1993) ... Narrator
 2002 Dragonfly
Sister Madeline
 1998 Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (Video)
Grandmother Willow (voice)
 1997 Eat Your Heart Out
Kathryn
 1997 The Relic
Dr. Ann Cuthbert
 1995 Disney's Animated Storybook: Pocahontas (Video Game)
Grandmother Willow (voice)
 1995 Third Stone from the Sun
The Varua (voice)
 1995 Pocahontas
Grandmother Willow (voice)
 1994 Ready to Wear
Regina Krumm
 1994 Maverick
The Magician (scenes deleted)
 1993-1994 Space Rangers (TV Series)
Cmdr. Chennault
- To Be... Or Not to Be (1994) ... Cmdr. Chennault
- The Trial (1994) ... Cmdr. Chennault
- Fort Hope (1993) ... Cmdr. Chennault
- Death Before Dishonor (1993) ... Cmdr. Chennault
- Banshies (1993) ... Cmdr. Chennault
 1993 Younger and Younger
Frances
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Angeline
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Atwood Society Director
 1991 If Looks Could Kill
Ilsa Grunt
 1990 Kindergarten Cop
Miss Schlowski
 1989 She-Devil
Hooper
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
Narrator (Quoting Poe for the Nightmare Classics Intro) / Title Opening Voice
- Carmilla (1989) ... Narrator (Quoting Poe for the Nightmare Classics Intro) (voice)
- The Turn of the Screw (1989) ... Title Opening Voice (voice)
 1987 Basements (TV Movie)
Rose (segment "The Room")
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Alice B. Toklas
- Waiting for the Moon (1987) ... Alice B. Toklas
 1987 The Room Upstairs (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sanders
 1986 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Louise Brooks' Book Narrator
- Louise Brooks (1986) ... Louise Brooks' Book Narrator (voice)
 1985 Eleni
Katina
 1985 Silverado
Stella
 1984 Dune
Shadout Mapes
 1984 The Bostonians
Dr. Prance
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously
Billy Kwan
 1980 Popeye
Mrs. Oxheart, his Mudder
 1978 Fame (TV Movie)
Mona
 1976 Great Performances (TV Series)
Nora
- Ah, Wilderness! (1976) ... Nora
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Height:

4' 9" (1.45 m)
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The first actor to have won an Academy Award portraying a member of the opposite sex, she won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role Oscar for her role as Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously (1982). Note this was not Linda Hunt playing a woman pretending to be a man, like Barbra Streisand did in Yentl (1983) or, in reverse, as Dustin Hoffman did in Tootsie (1982), but Hunt playing a man ... See more »

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