Holly Hunter



Place of birth:

Conyers, Georgia, USA:


Holly Hunter is an American stage, film and televison actress, best known for her Academy Award winning performance as mute lead character Ada McGrath in the feature film "The Piano", as well as three other nominations for her roles in "Broadcast News", "The Firm", and "Thirteen", and for playing the leading role in the television series "Saving Grace". She holds a BA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Film Credits

Bergman - ett år, ett liv (2018)
as Herself
Incredibles 2 (2018)
as Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
Spielberg (2017)
as Herself
The Big Sick (2017)
as Beth Gardner
Song to Song (2017)
as Miranda
Breakable You (2017)
as Eleanor Weller
Strange Weather (2016)
as Darcy Baylor
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
as Senator Finch
Manglehorn (2015)
as Dawn
Bonnie & Clyde (2013)
as Emma Parker
Paradise (2013)
as Melanie Mannerheim
Trespassing Bergman (2013)
as Herself
Won't Back Down (2012)
as Evelyn Riske
Jackie (2012)
as Jackie
Portraits in Dramatic Time (2011)
The Big White (2005)
as Margaret Barnell
Nine Lives (2005)
as Sonia
The Incredibles (2004)
as Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
Little Black Book (2004)
as Barb
Thirteen (2003)
as Melanie 'Mel' Freeland
Levity (2003)
as Adele Easley
Moonlight Mile (2002)
as Mona Camp
When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)
as Billie Jean King
The Coen Brothers (2000)
as Herself
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
as Penny Wharvey-McGill
Harlan County War (2000)
as Ruby Kincaid
Timecode (2000)
as Executive
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (1999)
as Rebecca Waynon
Jesus' Son (1999)
as Mira
Woman Wanted (1999)
as Emma Riley
Living Out Loud (1998)
as Judith Moore
A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
as O'Reilly
Crash (1996)
as Helen Remington
Home for the Holidays (1995)
as Claudia Larson
Copycat (1995)
as M.J. Monahan
The Firm (1993)
as Tammy Hemphill
The Piano (1993)
as Ada McGrath
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader Murdering Mom (1993)
as Wanda Holloway
Crazy in Love (1992)
as Georgie Symonds
Once Around (1991)
as Renata
Always (1989)
as Dorinda Durston
Roe vs. Wade (1989)
as Ellen Russell / Jane Doe
Miss Firecracker (1989)
as Carnelle Scott
Broadcast News (1987)
as Jane Craig
End of the Line (1987)
as Charlotte
A Gathering of Old Men (1987)
as Candy Marshall
Raising Arizona (1987)
as Edwina 'Ed' McDunnough
Blood Simple (1984)
as Helene Trend (voice) (uncredited)
Swing Shift (1984)
as Jeannie
The Burning (1981)
as Sophie

Production Credits

Thirteen (2003)
Executive Producer