Holly Hunter

Biography: This gorgeous actress started her career in numerous New York City plays after she graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1980. After a couple years she moved to Los Angeles where she landed the starring role in Raising Arizona. Her career took off from there with roles in End of the Line, Broadcast News, and Miss Firecracker all released within the next two years.

In the early to mid '90s Holly began landing roles that she is probably most popular for. She starred as Ada McGrath in The Piano and Tammy Hemphill in The Firm. In 2003, she also appeared as Melanie Freeland in the critically acclaimed movie, Thirteen.

Throughout her career Holly has earned four Oscar nominations, winning Best Actress for The Piano. She was nominated for Best Actress in Broadcast News and Best Supporting Actress in The Firm and Thirteen. Holly also won two Emmy awards.

Holly Hunter's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 90 The Incredibles
Lowest Metascore: 31 The Big White
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 24
  2. Negative: 4 out of 24
24 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
80 Nine Lives Oct 14, 2005 Sonia 6.8
90 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Helen Parr/Elastigirl 8.8
70 Thirteen Aug 20, 2003 Executive Producer / Melanie Freeland 8.8
69 O Brother, Where Art Thou? Dec 22, 2000 Penny 8.1
65 Timecode Apr 28, 2000 Executive 1.3
64 Living Out Loud Oct 30, 1998 Judith Moore 8.0
89 The Piano Nov 1, 1993 Ada McGrath 7.8
84 Broadcast News Dec 16, 1987 Jane Craig 7.7
86 The Big Sick TBA Cast tbd