A Career Retrospective with Holly Hunter, starring in THE BIG SICK, on November 27, 2017. Moderated by Stacey Wilson Hunt, New York Magazine.
Hunter has been nominated for four Academy Awards for the films “Broadcast News”, “The Firm,” “The Piano” and “Thirteen.” In 1993, Hunter won the Academy Award and the award for Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in “The Piano.”
Hunter was most recently seen in “The Big Sick.” Other film credits include “The Incredibles,” “Nine Lives,” “Little Black Book,” "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," “Home For the Holidays,” "Time Code,” “Living Out Loud,” “Raising Arizona,” “Crash” and “A Life Less Ordinary.”
In 2007, Hunter made her television series debut in TNT’s edgy drama, “Saving Grace” which earned her nominations for two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series. In 2013, Hunter was seen in the Sundance Channel series “Top of the Lake.” Hunter’s performance garnered her a Screen Actor’s Guild Nomination. She also earned Emmy nominations for her performances in "When Billie Beat Bobby," "Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her,” and "Harlan County War." Hunter was awarded the Emmy for her role as Jane Roe in NBC’s “Roe vs. Wade.”
In 2018, Holly will reprise her voice role as Elastigirl in the highly-anticipated Pixar sequel, “The Incredibles 2.”