Hilary Swank Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

9th June 2016

Fact: Hilary Swank is revving up to join Daniel Craig and Channing Tatum in new heist film Logan Lucky, about brothers who plot a big job during a NASCAR race in Charlotte, North Carolina, reports Deadline.com. Adam Driver, Katherine Heigl, Seth MACFarlane and Riley Keough are also among the cast of the new Steven Soderbergh movie.

22nd July 2015

Fact: Actress Hilary Swank was a surprise guest star in a recent episode of Jerry Seinfeld's quirky Internet show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee when she was caught pulling out into traffic as the comedian and his guest, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, were driving past in a vintage Aston Martin. Swank joked that the former Seinfeld stars were not being very low-key in their mode of transport.

19th November 2014

Quote: "He's so smart and on our first day... I was very nervous... I come up into the scene and he gives me some direction and I had no idea what he was talking about - he said it in a way... I didn't get it, clearly because he said, 'Ok, let me rephrase that'... He was just using Harvard words." Hilary Swank had problems understanding her The Homesman co-star/director Tommy Lee Jones on the set.

19th November 2014

Quote: "We have Fergie and Pink and Miley Cyrus and Betty White who is doing a senior dog segment. We have a lot of great people." Hilary Swank's dog rescue telethon Paws for Cause is turning into a star-studded spectacular. The two-hour special will air in America on Thanksgiving night (27Nov14).

16th October 2014

Quote: "A little-known fact about me is that I love to dance. The last memorable time was at my 40th birthday party. I hired a teacher for everyone to learn line dancing, and we danced the night away under the stars at this incredible ranch north of Los Angeles." Actress Hilary Swank on how she celebrated her age milestone in July (14).

15th October 2014

Quote: "Just today someone told me how great I was in Dallas Buyers Club. I had to correct them to let them know that was Jennifer Garner." Hilary Swank is frequently mistaken for her fellow actress.

12th October 2014

Quote: "My dream person to work with is Meryl Streep... Can you believe it? I'm like, 'What...?' I wrapped and then the last week was her... I've met her... and she's so gracious." Hilary Swank was upset to learn she wouldn't be sharing the screen with her heroine in new film The Homesman.

10th October 2014

Quote: "I'm stopped pretty much everywhere I go because they're pretty much all my family members. I go and I get a coffee and they're like, 'Y'know I'm your fourth cousin removed...' - and we just sit there and jab, jab, jab." Actress Hilary Swank is mobbed every time she returns home to visit her folks in Iowa.

4th October 2012

Fact: Actress Hilary Swank has put her six-bedroom California mansion on the market for a whopping $9.5 million (£5.9 million), just eight weeks after splitting from her longtime boyfriend John Campisi. The house, located in the Pacific Palisades, has ocean-views and a home theatre, reports People.com.

24th December 2011

Quote: "Eat away! Starting on Halloween, all the way through New Year's, I'm eating. That's why elastic waistbands are a must." Actress Hilary Swank plans to indulge over the festive season.

19th April 2011

Quote: "New York's the best. I travel alone on the subway like everyone else. People stare, say, 'I'm a fan. I love you,' but it's as hard as you make things. Dark glasses and bodyguards make a big deal out of nothing." Hollywood actress Hilary Swank always enjoys staying in New York City.

24th March 2011

Fact: Rapper/actor Ludacris has joined the star-studded cast of romantic comedy New Year's Eve, taking on a role as a New York police officer. The Area Codes hitmaker revealed the news in a post on his Twitter.com page and also uploaded a photo of himself with co-star Hilary Swank.

8th March 2011

Fact: Oscar winner Hilary Swank has purchased a luxury mansion in Los Angeles for $4.5 million (£3 million). The Pacific Palisades property boasts five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

1st December 2010

Quote: "Just because I have some money now, I wouldn't (use a coupon)? That doesn't make sense to me. I see it as a dollar in my pocket. People around me laugh (but) I had a deep understanding of what a dollar gets you." Thrifty actress Hilary Swank loves a good bargain.

8th November 2010

Quote: "Meryl (Streep) said she used to just take something from her closet and go to a premiere and now we're expected to be a model and wear something that no one else has worn." Hilary Swank on the demands of the red carpet.

14th October 2010

Quote: "No, never. It's how I grew up. I think people just go, 'Wow, you too?!'" Double Oscar-winner Hilary Swank is not ashamed to use coupons when she goes shopping.

1st October 2010

Fact: Oscar winners Gwyneth Paltrow, Hilary Swank, Sofia Coppola, Diane Keaton and Jodie Foster will be among the stars honoured at Elle magazine's 17th annual Women in Hollywood gala at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills on 18 October (10).

8th April 2010

Quote: "I grew up feeling like an outsider because we had no money, so I understood classism at a young age. I appreciate the underdog. Parents didn't want their kids playing with me, so my friends became characters in books or movies. That's who I related to." Double Oscar-winner Hilary Swank has come a long way since her impoverished childhood.

6th November 2009

Quote: "He's an incredible talent, sings all the time and all the girls just swoon." Hilary Swank enjoyed working with Ewan McGregor on their movie AMELIA.

6th November 2009

Quote: "We split the animals up! We had a cat, a bunny, two birds and two dogs. The cat was closer to him. I got the birds." Hilary Swank had to share out her pets when she divorced Chad Lowe in 2006.

9th October 2009

Quote: "You wonder at what age you should stop walking around nude. But he doesn't look twice. He doesn't think about it yet." Hilary Swank has no qualms about walking around naked in front of her boyfriend's six year old.

8th October 2009

Quote: "I've found myself trying to negotiate with the paparazzi. I'll go up to them and say, 'This is not appropriate right now, so give me your phone number, and I'll call you when it is more appropriate...' I hate it. I usually call them when I'm going to vote." Actress Hilary Swank reveals how she tackles celebrity snappers.

8th September 2009

Quote: "I love my job so much that I can barely call it a job. It's such a big part of my life, and such a passion that I've never lost; it only grows." Hilary Swank loves acting.

7th December 2008

Fact: Amy Adams is set to challenge Oscar winner Hilary Swank as a flying ace on the big screen - both actresses will play aviator AMELIA EARHART in new movies. Swank will play the American in a biopic, while Enchanted star Adams will portray Earhart in the A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM sequel.

14th August 2008

Fact: Hollywood actress Hilary Swank is set to turn diet book FRENCH WOMEN DON'T GET FAT into a new movie. The star has bought the rights to the bestseller with a view to turn it into a romantic comedy.

1st May 2008

Quote: "I hate my hair, my eyebrows are plucked, and I feel like a freak." Double Oscar winner Hilary Swank hates the dramatic makeover she has had to undergo to play aviation pioneer AMELIA EARHART for a new biopic.

24th December 2007

Quote: "I love the fact that I think I'm the type of girl who can hang with the poorest of the poor and the richest of the rich and still fit in." Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank explains her appeal.

17th December 2007

Quote: "I just sat with myself and thought, 'What do I need right now?' It was a time in my life where... so many eyes were upon me. And that's so unhealthy, for so many reasons." Hilary Swank on what she did on her retreat in India following her split from husband CHAD LOWE.

11th December 2007

Quote: "I looked and looked and looked for a place in New York. I just didn't find anything. Prices have just skyrocketed." Hilary Swank on her decision to leave her beloved New York City.

23rd January 2007

Quote: "There's something freeing about going through a divorce. In a way you learn to cherish every moment." Chad Lowe is philosophical about his split from actress wife Hilary Swank.

18th January 2007

Quote: "HILARY (SWANK) has amazing style, and I'm flattered we share the same taste." Jessica Biel on wearing the same Valentino gown to the Golden Globe Awards on Monday (15JAN07) that Hilary Swank wore to the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2004.

16th January 2007

Quote: "I'm always afraid I'm going to mess something up. I love my job but it's all a bit scary to me." Two-time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank is still daunted by Hollywood.

12th January 2007

Fact: Oscar winner Hilary Swank is the executive producer of the soundtrack of her new movie FREEDOM WRITERS, which is scored by BLACK EYED PEASE star WILL.I.AM.

6th January 2007

Quote: "They didn't like my forehead, my lips were too big... and when you're a teenager, people telling you your lips are too big... They wouldn't let me wear lipstick." Hilary Swank on her tough start in showbusiness.

4th December 2006

Quote: "My brother's decorum and restraint... I only hope that I could be the kind of man that he is." Rob Lowe is proud of the way his brother CHAD is handling his divorce from double Oscar winner Hilary Swank.

18th November 2006

Fact: Newly-single Hilary Swank stripped off to her socks for a provocative new photo shoot for next year's (07) Pirelli calendar. The racy calendar also features Penelope Cruz wearing nothing but a babydoll dress and saucy black lingerie, Naomi Watts and ageless beauty SOPHIA LOREN.

7th November 2006

Fact: Oscar winners Rachel Weisz, Hilary Swank and Mira Sorvino all auditioned for the part of ALICIA NASH in A Beautiful Mind, but the part eventually went to Jennifer Connelly, who won an Academy Award for her performance.

26th July 2006

Fact: Veteran director Brian De Palma' forthcoming film The Black Dahlia, which stars Scarlett Johansson, Josh Hartnett and Hilary Swank, has been selected to open the Venice Film Festival in Italy next month (AUG06).

3rd April 2006

Quote: "She did offer to get in the ring with me. She'd been training for so long, I thought maybe it wasn't such a good idea." Actor Josh Hartnett, who plays an ex-boxer in his new film The Black Dahlia, when co-star Hilary Swank offered her sparring services.

24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"There's a new Osama Bin Laden tape. We haven't heard from him in about a year. Experts say it's current because in the tape he references the Hilary Swank divorce." Talk show host David Letterman believes even Bin Laden is up on the latest Hollywood gossip. </p>

8th December 2005

Fact: <p>R+B star Mario is planning to make it big at the movies after signing on to star alongside Hilary Swank and Don Cheadle in new movie FREEDOM RIDERS. </p>

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