Bonnie Hunt

Biography: Bonnie Hunt is a versatile writer, director, producer and actress who has conquered the worlds of film, television and theater, always giving the audience something to think about.

Growing up in one of Chicago's blue-collar neighborhoods, Hunt pursued an acting career while simultaneously working as a nurse at Northwestern University Hospital. She began performing at Second City and from there made her way into feature films. She became familiar to audiences with her hilarious and unforgettable cameos in such feature films as Rain Man, where she played the toothpick-dropping waitress, and in Dave, as the comically dedicated White House tour guide ("We're walking, we're walking …"). Hunt's television accomplishments are considerable and innovative. Previously a regular on the television series Grand and Davis Rules, she was highly recognized as the first woman to write, produce and star in her own series, The Building. The ensemble comedy featured Hunt and her Second City
Bonnie Hunt is a versatile writer, director, producer and actress who has conquered the worlds of film, television and theater, always giving the audience something to think about.

Growing up in one of Chicago's blue-collar neighborhoods, Hunt pursued an acting career while simultaneously working as a nurse at Northwestern University Hospital. She began performing at Second City and from there made her way into feature films. She became familiar to audiences with her hilarious and unforgettable cameos in such feature films as Rain Man, where she played the toothpick-dropping waitress, and in Dave, as the comically dedicated White House tour guide ("We're walking, we're walking …").

Hunt's television accomplishments are considerable and innovative. Previously a regular on the television series Grand and Davis Rules, she was highly recognized as the first woman to write, produce and star in her own series, The Building. The ensemble comedy featured Hunt and her Second City colleagues. She went on to write, produce and star in the critically acclaimed series Bonnie.

Hunt portrayed Renée Zellweger's over-protective sister in the film Jerry Maguire. Additional film credits include The Green Mile, Random Hearts, Jumanji, Only You, and the family hits Beethoven and Beethoven's 2nd. She has also lent her voice to Disney's animated hits A Bug's Life and Monsters, Inc.. Most recently she starred in Stolen Summer and is currently filming an update of the charming classic, Cheaper By the Dozen.

One of Hunt's proudest accomplishments was directing and appearing in Return To Me. Hunt and Don Lake wrote the screenplay.
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Bonnie Hunt's Scores

Average career score: 78
Highest Metascore: 78 Project Greenlight: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 78 Project Greenlight: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest tbd
tbd Life with Bonnie: Season 2 Sep 26, 2003 Bonnie Molloy / Writer / Director tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 11 Sep 1, 2003 Guest tbd
tbd Life with Bonnie: Season 1 Sep 17, 2002 Bonnie Molloy / Writer / Director tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest tbd
78 Project Greenlight: Season 1 Dec 2, 2001 Herself / Herself (Season 1) 9.0
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 8 Aug 21, 2000 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 5 Sep 1, 1997 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 4 Sep 2, 1996 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 3 Sep 4, 1995 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 2 Aug 29, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 5.6