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Hunter Honoured With Hollywood Star

30th May 2008

Oscar-winning actress HOLLY HUNTER will be honoured on Friday (30May08) with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 50-year-old will unveil her star in a ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard to mark her long...

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Stars Shoot Short Movies For Striking Writers

7th December 2007

A host of movie stars including SEAN PENN, WOODY ALLEN, TIM ROBBINS and HOLLY HUNTER have pledged their support for striking members of the writing union by shooting a series of short films. The clips...

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Hollywood Is "Speechless" In Support Of Strike

23rd November 2007

Hollywood stars have lent their talents to a series of films, in aid of the writers strike.The series, entitled SPEECHLESS, will be released on the internet to raise awareness of the strike.The first three films,...

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Props Mistake Left Hunter Drunk On Theatre Stage

19th July 2007

Actress HOLLY HUNTER was once left red-faced when she found herself drunk onstage in London after prop masters forgot to substitute a bottle of champagne for a non-alcoholic decoy. The Piano star was appearing in...

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Hunter's Piano Stage Fright

18th July 2007

Oscar winner HOLLY HUNTER suffered from such bad stage fright as a child she walked offstage midway through two piano recitals. Hunter was worried her fears would come to the fore again when she starred...

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The Things They Say 4785

31st May 2007

"The script opens with her having rocking sex, fully nude. She wants to have an orgasm. That's virtually her first line... I thought, 'OK, this is unusual.'" HOLLY HUNTER on the shocking start to her...

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Ricci: 'I'm Too Short To Be A Superstar'

16th August 2006

Actress CHRISTINA RICCI is convinced she'll never make it onto Hollywood's A-list, because she's too short. The former child star fears her tiny stature rules her out of too many roles. She says, "I don't...

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Hunter Gives Birth To Twins

18th January 2006

Academy Award-winning actress HOLLY HUNTER has given birth to twins, her first children with actor partner GORDON MacDONALD. Hunter's arrivals were confirmed by her publicist who told People magazine, "She had the babies. They...

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Nine Lives Wins Top Prize At Locarno

15th August 2005

American movie NINE LIVES has won the coveted Golden Leopard prize at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland. Director RODRIGO GARCIA's film, which stars GLENN CLOSE, HOLLY HUNTER and SISSY SPACEK, beat out competition...

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Holly Hunter Pregnant With Twins

4th August 2005

OSCAR-winning actress HOLLY HUNTER is expecting twins with actor boyfriend GORDON MacDONALD. They will be the 47-year-old's first children, with MacDonald - her co-star in the London stage production of Irish play BY THE...

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Hunter Slams London Audiences

5th January 2005

American actress HOLLY HUNTER has hit out at London theatre audiences, accusing them of being disruptive and disrespectful. Hunter's comments follow KEVIN SPACEY's rant last year (04) after productions at the Old Vic Theatre...

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Streep: 'I Can't Do Theatre'

19th December 2004

MERYL STREEP is reluctant to follow in GWYNETH PALTROW and HOLLY HUNTER's footsteps and perform on the London stage, because she fears she would "crack up" with laughter. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE actress has a...

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Hunter Ignores Accent Criticism

3rd December 2004

American actress HOLLY HUNTER has brushed aside scathing criticism of her Irish accent in new West End play BY THE BOG OF CATS, insisting she isn't interested in reviews. The British media mocked Hunter's...

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The Incredibles Scoops Incredible Box Office Haul

8th November 2004

Animated superhero adventure THE INCREDIBLES has lived up to its name, after topping the American box office with a debut haul of $70.7 million (GBP39.2 million). The movie, featuring the voices of HOLLY HUNTER...

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Hunter Loves 'Gratification' Of Stage Acting

7th November 2004

HOLLY HUNTER is excited about starring on the London stage, because she loves the instant "gratification" of performing in a theatre. The OSCAR-winning actress, 46, who is making her West End debut in BY...

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London-starring Hunter Blasts Broadway

7th November 2004

OSCAR-winning actress HOLLY HUNTER has slammed New York's Broadway stage as a "commercial venue" where a fear of failure dominates. Hunter, who makes her debut on London's West End stage in BY THE BOG...

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Hunter Hordes Household Chores

26th October 2004

Actress HOLLY HUNTER refuses to hire helpers to carry out her daily chores because she fears it would ruin her "ordinary" existence. In contrast to the majority of her Hollywood contemporaries, the PIANO star...

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Hunter's Tricky Voiceover

26th October 2004

HOLLY HUNTER has issued a warning to Hollywood stars contemplating voiceover work on animated movies - it's one of the toughest jobs in the industry. The OSCAR winner provides the vocals for cartoon character...

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Murphy's Singing Idol Appears In Film Cameo

8th August 2004

BRITTANY MURPHY is thrilled her latest movie LITTLE BLACK BOOK features music by CARLY SIMON - because the singer has long been her idol. The 26-year-old actress grew up listening to Simon hits YOU'RE...

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Murphy Respects Boyfriends' Privacy

3rd August 2004

Actress BRITTANY MURPHY assures her potential boyfriends their secrets will always be safe if she has anything to do with it - because she refuses to snoop through her man's belongings. In her upcoming...

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Hunter Set For West End

30th July 2004

HOLLY HUNTER is to follow in GWYNETH PALTROW, MADONNA and NICOLE KIDMAN's foot steps by appearing on the West End stage. The OSCAR-winning actress will star in BY THE BOG OF CATS at London's...

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Holly Hunter Judged Poultry To Spark Romance

28th July 2004

OSCAR-winning actress HOLLY HUNTER devised a bizarre method of attracting a boy's attention when she was a young girl - she became a poultry judge. The Georgia native was so eager to lure JAMES...

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Hunter Wants More Colour In Manhattan

15th June 2004

THE PIANO star HOLLY HUNTER has a bizarre dream for Manhattan, New York City - she wants all of its white buildings eliminated. The Hollywood actress has a strong dislike for the borough's colourless...

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Nervous Nominees On The Bafta Red Carpet

19th February 2004

The creme de la creme of the British film industry including JUDE LAW and EMMA THOMPSON have arrived on the red carpet ahead of tonight's (15FEB04) ORANGE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS in London. Natives...

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Holly Hunter's Style To Be Honoured

6th February 2004

OSCAR winner HOLLY HUNTER will be honoured with the Invicta Distinguished Actor prize at this year's (04) COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS. THE PIANO star will accept the honour at the sixth annual awards show...

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Hunter Terrified Of Billie Jean King Tennis Lessons

2nd February 2004

OSCAR winner HOLLY HUNTER took tennis lessons for a month before stepping onto the court with BILLIE JEAN KING - because she didn't want to disappoint the sports star. THE PIANO star feared the...

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Holly's Baseball Embarrassment

2nd February 2004

Movie star HOLLY HUNTER walked off THE TONIGHT SHOW in America on Thursday (29JAN04) after JAY LENO ridiculed her about her family and baseball skills. However, OSCAR nominated Hunter was only joking and quickly...

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Hunter's Champagne Shock

1st February 2004

OSCAR hopeful HOLLY HUNTER refuses to drink on the job after gulping down a bottle of champagne in an early stage performance. The THIRTEEN actress thought the bottle was full of "pop", but found...

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Holly Hunter For West End Play

7th November 2003

OSCAR-winning beauty HOLLY HUNTER is poised to star on London's West End stage next year (04). The RAISING ARIZONA actress hopes to reprise her role in BY THE BOG OF CATS, a part she...

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Hunter 'Captivated' By Thirteen Writer And Star

5th November 2003

Acclaimed actress HOLLY HUNTER immediately opted to star in controversial drama THIRTEEN - when she heard writer and star NIKKI REED was the same age when she wrote it. THE PIANO star couldn't believe...

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