Holly Hunter


Quick Facts

Full Name Holly Patricia Hunter
Profession Actress and Producer
Birth Date March 20, 1958
Birth Place Conyers, Georgia, United States
Parents Name Charles Edwin Hunter
Opal Marguerite Catledge
Siblings 6
Partner Janusz Kamiński (1995-2001)
Gordon MacDonald (2001-Present)
Children Twin Boys- Claude and Press
Net Worth 2022 $16 million
Height 5 feet and 2 inches (1.57m/157cm)
Weight 55 kg (121lbs)

Holly Hunter is an actor and producer from the United States who has been working in the entertainment industry since 1981. This actress has had a keen interest in performing since she was in elementary school. She also performed Helen Keller in a school play when she was in fifth grade. Hunter is now a well-known figure in the business. She is renowned for her roles in films and television shows such as “Broadcast News,” “The Piano,” and “Thirteen.” Holly has won multiple awards, including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and other accolades.

Biography And Age

Holly Patricia Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia, on March 20, 1958. Her father, Charles Edwin Hunter, was a farmer and a sporting goods company salesman, while her mother, Opal Marguerite Catledge, was a homemaker. She grew raised with her six older brothers and sisters. She is 64 years old and also a Pisces.

Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Holly Hunter is a native of the United States. She is of English, Scottish, and Welsh origin and is White. She is an agnostic when it comes to religion. And she is 5 feet 2 inches tall (1.57m/157cm) and weighs around 55 kg (121lbs). Her body type is banana, with measurements of 35-24-35 inches. In addition, he has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Holly Hunter’s Early Years

Holly Hunter went to Rockdale County High School in Rockdale, Georgia. She took part in a number of productions at the City Theatre because she enjoyed performing. And she subsequently moved on to Carnegie Mellon University to study acting and graduated with a bachelor’s degree. She, too, came to New York City to pursue a career as an actress. After contracting mumps as a child, Holly is unable to hear with her left ear.

 Social Media

This actress is not active on social media.

Relationships, Affairs, And Dating

From 1995 to 2001, Holly Hunter was married to Janusz Kaminski, a cinematographer. After their divorce in 2001, she began dating Gordon MacDonald, a British actor. This couple welcomed twin boys named Claude and Press into the world in January 2006.

Professional Life and Career

In the 1981 picture ‘The Burning,’ Holly Hunter made her film debut as Sophie. In 1984, she starred in ‘Swift Shift’ and ‘Blood Simple,’ and in 1987, she starred in ‘Raising Arizona’ and ‘End of the Line.’ She starred as Jane Craig in the romantic comedy-drama film ‘Broadcast News’ the same year. For this role, she was again nominated for an Academy Award. Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, and Jack Nicholson starred in the film. In 1989, she also appeared in the films ‘Animal Behaviour,’ ‘Always,’ ‘Once Around,’ and ‘The Firm.’ ‘The Piano,’ in which she plays Ada McGrath, is her second hit. Her performance in this film earned her an Academy Award nomination.

Holly Hunter started her television career in 1983, with roles in shows including ‘Svengali.’ In 1987, she featured in ‘A Gathering of Old Men,’ ‘Roe vs. Wade,’ and ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Three Little Pigs,’ and in 1989, she appeared in ‘A Gathering of Old Men,’ ‘Roe vs. Wade,’ and ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Three Little Pigs.’ ‘Crazy in Love,’ ‘The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom,’ and ‘Harlan County War’ were among her other films. She also performed in and produced the television film ‘When Billie Beat Bobby’ in 2001, and from 2007 to 2010, she played When Billie Beat Bobby on ‘Saving Grace.’

How much is her Net Worth?

As of 2022, Holly Hunter’s net worth is expected to be $16 million. Throughout her career, she has made a lot of money.


  • She is active on social media.
  • She has two sons.
  • Hunter is a talented pianist and has played all the piano music for her performance in The Piano (1993).
  • She is married.
  • She is one of the 11 actors who have been nominated for the Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year.
  • Hunter had only one line in her first film, The Burning – “What happens if we don’t find them?”
  • Holly Hunter made her Broadway debut in 1982 in the play “Crimes of the Heart.”
  • She is deaf in the left ear, which occasionally leads to problems at work. Some scenes have to be changed from the script for her to use her right ear.
  • She featured in The Piano for which she got the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and also an Academy Award for Best Actress.
  • Hunter has also been nominated for Oscars for her performance in the movies Broadcast News, The Firm and Thirteen.
  • She has won 2 Emmy Awards with 7 nominations and has received a Golden Globe Award with another 6 nominations and has earned 25 awards and 61 nominations in all.

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