Linda Hunt

Linda Hunt

Age
69
Birthday
Apr. 2nd, 1945
Born in
Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Height
4' 9

Linda Hunt's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
NCIS: Los Angeles TV Show
NCIS: Los Angeles
Carnivale TV Show
Carnivale
The Practice TV Show
The Practice
Space Rangers TV Show
Space Rangers
 

Main Movie Roles

2005 - Yours, Mine and Ours
2002 - Dragonfly
1997 - The Relic
1997 - Amazon
1995 - Pocahontas
1994 - Maverick
1994 - Prêt-à-porter
1991 - If Looks Could Kill
1990 - Kindergarten Cop
1989 - She-Devil
1985 - Eleni
1985 - Silverado
1984 - The Bostonians
1984 - Dune
1983 - The Year of Living Dangerously
1980 - Popeye

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Dr. Clare Bryson
3
Dr. Eudora Hobbs
2
Narrator
1
Voice of Authority
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Born: Lydia Susanna Hunter in Morristown, New Jersey and has twice played male roles that did not feature or reference her actual female status: Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously and The Management in Carnivàle (who, though mostly unseen, is often referred to by other characters as male) (IMDB)


TRIVIA:
  • 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)_ (qv). Note this was not Linda Hunt playing a woman pretending to be a man, like 'Barbra Streisand' (qv) did in _Yentl (1983)_ (qv) or, in reverse, as 'Dustin Hoffman' (qv) did in _Tootsie (1982)_ (qv), but Hunt playing a man in a serious drama.
  • Ranked #9 on Tropopkin's Top 25 Most Intriguing People [Issue #100]
  • Was nominated for Broadway's 1984 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for 'Arthur Kopit' (qv)'s "End of the World."
  • Has twice played male roles that did not feature or reference her actual female status: Billy Kwan in _The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)_ (qv) and The Management in _"CarnivÓle" (2003)_ (qv) (who, though unseen, is often referred to by other characters as male).
  • Attended the Interlochen Arts Academy. She was a charter student the first year of the Interlochen Arts Academy which was established in 1962 as a complement to the Interlochen Arts Camp which had been established in 1928.


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