Holly P. Hunter is a Hollywood actress-cum-producer. She was born on 20 March, 1958, in Conyers (Georgia), to a homemaker mother and a farmer father. In 1980, she got a bachelor’s degree in drama from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, after which she moved to New York to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. In 1982, she was known to have gotten stuck in an elevator with Beth Henley, the playwright, and the encounter bagged her a role in Broadway’s production- Crimes of the Heart, as well as in an off-Broadway production titled, ‘The Miss Firecracker Contest’.

She made her first appearance on the big screen in 1981 with a horror film titled, The Burning. She claims the film to be her major break wherein she was lucky enough to make a thousand dollars per week so early in her career. The following year, she moved to Los Angeles, and was later casted as Jeannie in the 1984 film, Swing Shift. It was in 1987 when her portrayal of Jane Craig in the rom-com film ‘Broadcast News’ was awarded five awards- Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle Award, and Silver Bear, apart from being nominated for a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. She debuted on the television screen in 1989 with Roe vs. Wade, and subsequently, won an Emmy Award for her performance in the same. Next, in 1993, she swayed everyone away with her brilliant performance as a mute girl in Jan Chapman’s, The Piano. She won the jury’s hearts, and also fourteen awards (the prominent ones include an Academy Award, Australian Film Institute, BAFTA Award, Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Golden Globe Award and the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival). In the same year, she won an Emmy Award for her work as Wanda Holloway on HBO’s telefilm titled, The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom. In 2003, her film, ‘Thirteen’ (based on certain real-life events) won her a huge number of nominations and three awards, namely the Bronze Leopard Award, the International Cinephile Society Award and the Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award. Following the new trend set by many of the Hollywood actors, Holly too has lent her voice for video games, Disney Infinity and Disney Infinity 3.0 in 2013 and 2015, respectively.

Holly is deaf from her left ear owing to being affected by mumps in childhood. She tied the knot with Janusz Kamiński in 1995, but eventually divorced him in 2001. Since then she has been in a relationship with Gordon MacDonald (a British actor), and in 2006 begot twin boys named Claude and Press.

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Born on 20 March 1958, Holly Hunter is an acclaimed American actress and producer. She was born in Conyers, Georgia and graduated with a degree in drama from the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. She was part of the theater there and later pursued her career at New York City. In 1982, Holly was trapped in an elevator for about 10 minutes with the playwright Beth Henley, and that encounter led for Hunter to be cast in Heley’s plays Crimes of the Heart.

With the horror movie, The Burning, Hunter made her film debut in 1981. She then appeared in various movies that were made to show on TV. With Raising Arizona and Broadcast News that were released in 1987, Hunter received wide critical appreciation. She was later on seen in a number of films that were adaptations of various books including Steven Spielberg’s Always. In Always, Hunter plays the role of Dorinda Durston, a girlfriend of the main role, Pete Sandich (Richard Dreyfuss. She starred along with Dreyfuss in the movie Once Around, which is another romantic drama. With the two movies starring alongside Richard Dreyfuss, Hunter’s popularity rose to the extent that she went on to be nominated for a couple of Academy Awards the same year. She won an award for the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “The Firm” and a Best Actress award for the movie, “The Piano”.

For her brilliant performance in ‘The Piano’ as Ada McGrath, Holly Hunter was widely recognized and won numerous awards worldwide including the “Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role,” the “BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role” and many others. In 1995, Hunter appeared as Inspector M.J. Monahan in Jon Amiel’s psychological thriller, Copycat. For her brilliant performance as the investigator in crime in Copycat, she got the ‘Special Mention Award at the Festival du Film Policier de Coganc’. After a series of movies, Hunter starred in Catherine Hardwicke’s semi-autobiography, Thirteen, as Melanie Freeland who is a divorced mother taking care of two kids. Hunter acts as a recovering alcoholic who struggles to support her kids. For her performance in Thirteen, Hunter was nominated for various awards and won the Bronze Leopard for Best Actress, International Cinephile Society Award for Best Supporting Actress and Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress. As of late, Hunter was seen on screen in movies such as Paradise and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Her another movie is a Terrence Malick film which is yet to be named. The movie is expected to be released in 2017.

Holly Hunter also participated in video games namely the Disney Infinity and Disney Infinity 3.0, where she contributed her voice for Elastigirl. Hunter married Janusz Kaminski in the year of 1995, and they got divorced in 2001. She started her relation with a British actor, Gordon MacDonald in 2001 and announced giving birth to twin boys in the year 2006. Hunter has a slight problem with hearing in her left ear due to a severe episode of mumps during her childhood. 
 

Sally Field English Actress

Sally Field

The gorgeous American actress and a director, Sally Margaret Field was born on 6th November 1946 in Pasadena, California. She was born to the actress Margaret Field and an Army officer, Richard Dryden Field. It was in 1950 her parents divorced, and Margaret married Jock Mahoney, a stuntman. Margaret spent her childhood at Portola Middle School and Birmingham High School where she did cheerleading. She did her debut in a TV sitcom Gidget (1965-66) where she played the part of a surfer girl alongside Pete Duel followed by The Flying Nun by ABC where Field was Sister Bertrille. After a long while she featured in a film-for-television, Maybe I’ll Come Home in the Spring. In the film, she played a girl who runs away and returns home with a weird drug addict. Her co-star in the film was David Carradine. She continued making guest appearances on shows like Alias Smith and Jones and Night Gallery. Her next stint was a lead role in The Girl with Something Extra following which she studied at Actors Studio under Lee Strasberg. Strasberg helped her grow in her career. She was then offered a lead in a TV film, Sybil. She bagged an Emmy Award for the Most Dramatic Actress for Sybil where she played the part of a woman suffering from multiple personality disorder. Her next movie was a big commercial hit being the 2nd highest grossing film, Smokey and the Bandit wherein she was paired opposite Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, and Jerry Reed. She bagged yet another dramatic role in Norma Rae, therefore, winning Best Female Performance at Cannes Film Festival and an Academy Award for Best Actress. Leaving her comfort zone, she starred as a sex worker in Back Roads alongside Tommy Lee Jones. She was nominated thrice for Golden Globe Awards for Absence of Malice (1981), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982, and Steel Magnolias (1989) followed by winning an Oscar for the lead she played in Places in the Heart. Field co-starred with James Garner in Murphy’s Romance and won the Women in Film Crystal Award. After doing various supporting roles in the 90s, Field appeared in the film “Not without My Daughter” that was based on Betty Mahmoody’s real life experience where she escaped from Iran with her daughter. She had played a part of a mother in John Schlesinger’s Eye for an Eye and won the Berlinale Camera Award followed by a part Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde. She bagged another Emmy Award in 2001 for ER, where she played the part of Maggie, Dr. Lockhart’s mother suffering from bipolar disease. Her directorial debut was the 1996 TV film, The Christmas Tree followed by an episode of the sitcom, “From the Earth to the Moon”. She also directed a feature film, Beautiful in the year 2000. Field added yet another Emmy Award to her kitty in 2007 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in ABC drama, Brothers and Sisters. Field was seen in The Amazing Spider-Man as Aunt May, which got her nominated for Best Supporting Actress in Academy Awards, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Apart from acting, she is also an activist. She was suffering from osteoporosis and thus she started the Rally with Sally for Bone Health with support from Glaxosmith Kline and Roche. Field also supports the Homosexual rights, and she won the Human Rights Campaigns’ Ally for Equality Award and her Son, Sam is gay. Field’s former husband was Steven Craig with whom she had two sons, Peter Craig and Eli Craig following her divorce with Steven she was in love with Burt Reynolds and when their relationship came to an end she married Alan Greisman and has a son with him, Sam. They divorced in 1993.   Another Version of this Bio... Sally Field is an actress-cum-director. She was born on 6 November, 1946, in Pasadena (California), to actress Margaret Field. Her father was an army man, whom her mother divorced in 1950. She went to Portola Middle School, as well as Birmingham High School in Van Nuys. Owing to her mother and her step-father Jock Mahoney’s rocky relationship, she had to immerse herself in school activities. She was a cheerleader and also a member of the drama society. After completing her schooling, she underwent some professional training at an acting workshop conducted at Columbia Studios. Sally kick started her career with a gig on the American sitcom ‘Gidget’, in 1965. However, her character of Sister Bertrille on ABC’s ‘The Flying Nun’ made her a victim of typecasting and a tough time followed for her finding diverse roles. In 1975, she underwent further training in acting at the Actor’s Studio, and she was mentored by Lee Strasberg. Later, in the 1976 hit drama film ‘Sybil’, she played a woman having multiple personality disorder. This breakthrough role not only ended her time being typecast but also won her an Emmy Award. In 1979, she played the lead role in ‘Norma Rae’ and was awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. She received her first Academy Award as well for this movie. Her next notable work was seen in the 1984 film titled “Places in the Heart”. She played the lead role of Edna Spalding and received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Silver Bear. Apart from films, she has also been awarded an Emmy, each for her recurring roles in the television series ‘ER’, ‘A Woman of Independent Means’, ‘A Cooler Climate’ and ‘Brothers and Sisters’. Sally took to directing in 1996 when she directed The Christmas Tree, a telefilm starring Julie Harris. Next, she directed ‘Beautiful’, a film based on the sacrifices and compromises made by pageant contestants. Sally has been much of an activist in real life. Owing to her being afflicted with osteoporosis, she ran the "Rally with Sally for Bone Health" campaign to spread awareness for the same. She is a Democrat and has co-hosted the Global Leadership Awards, six times. She is an ardent activist for women’s rights and has been a member of the board of directors of the Vital Voices Global Partnership. Sally has two sons from her first marriage with Steven Craig, which culminated in a divorce after seven years in 1975. She was known to have been in a relationship with actor and the then co-star Burt Reynolds from the late 1970s. However, after breaking up with him, she tied the knot with Alan Greisman in 1984. This marriage too ended in divorce in 1993. She begot a son with Alan named Sam, who is gay. Being the modern mom, she is a gay rights’ activist as well, and in 2012, she was awarded the Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality Award.    

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Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt, also known as Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress, born on 23rd February 1983, in West London. She was born to Joanna Mackie, a former actress and teacher and Oliver Simon Peter Blunt, a banister. She received her primary education at Ibstock Place School, Roehampton. Blunt was initially struggling with stammering (a speech disorder). She underwent several therapies that ended in vain. Finally, Blunt’s teacher asked her to play the role of a character but with a different voice. It worked well, and her stammering disappeared. She had two years of drama studies at Hurtwood’s theater course. In 2000, she was nominated to perform at the Edinburgh Festival. In November 2001, she made her professional debut in the play ‘The Royal Family’. After a stunning performance in the play, she was named Best Newcomer by The Evening Standard. Then, she went on to take part in the plays Foyle’s War (2002), Henry VIII (2003), Empire (2005). In 2003, she made her TV drama debut in Boudica. In 2004, she was praised for her role in My Summer of Love and shared an Evening Standard British Film Award for most promising Newcomer with co-star Natalie Press. In 2005, she was seen in television drama Gideon’s Daughter for which she won the Golden Globe Award. In 2006, she appeared in The Devil Wears Prada that garnered her nominations for BAFTA and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. She had four films in her kitty in the year 2007 and two in the year 2008. In 2009, she played the role of Queen Victoria in The Young Victoria. She was leading the line to play Black Widow in Iron Man 2, but scheduling conflicts forced her to withdraw the role. In 2010, she starred in The Wolfman and Gulliver’s Travels. She had the chance to appear as the female lead in Captain America, but she turned it down. In 2014, she starred alongside Tom Cruise in Edge of Tomorrow. In 2008, Blunt began dating American actor John Krasinski, and they got married on 10th July 2010. Blunt gave birth to their daughter, Hazel on 16th February 2014. It is reported that the couple is expecting a second child this year. Blunt became a citizen of the United States in 2015.

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Emily Blunt English Actress