Hilary Swank

Biography

Date of Birth 30 July 1974, Bellingham, Washington, USA Birth Name Hilary Ann Swank Height 5' 6" (1.68 m) Hilary Ann Swank is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress. Her Hollywood film career began with a small part in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and then a major part in The Next Karate Kid (1994), where she played Julie Pierce, the first female protégé of the sensei Mr. Miyagi. She has become known for her two Oscar-winning performances: first as Brandon Teena, a troubled woman who masquerades as a man in the movie Boys Don't Cry, and a struggling waitress-turned-boxer, Maggie Fitzgerald, in Million Dollar Baby.

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P.S. I Love You

Holly

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Million Dollar Baby

Maggie Fitzgerald

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The Homesman

Mary Bee Cuddy

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Boys Don't Cry

Brandon Teena

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Freedom Writers

Erin Gruwell

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Amelia

Amelia Earhart

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Conviction

Betty Anne Waters

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The Hunt

Athena

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The Reaping

Katherine

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11:14

Buzzy

Starring In
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Ordinary Angels

Sharon Stevens

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Fatale

Detective Val Quinlan

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The Hunt

Athena

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Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen

Brandon Teena / Self (archive footage)

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I Am Mother

Woman

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What They Had

Bridget Ertz

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55 Steps

Colette Hughes

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Logan Lucky

Special Agent Sarah Grayson

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Spark: A Space Tail

The Queen (voice)

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You're Not You

Kate

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The Homesman

Mary Bee Cuddy

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Mary and Martha

Mary

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Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story

Self

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New Year's Eve

Claire Morgan

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The Resident

Dr. Juliet Dermer

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Conviction

Betty Anne Waters

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Amelia

Amelia Earhart

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Birds of America

Laura

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P.S. I Love You

Holly

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The Reaping

Katherine

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Freedom Writers

Erin Gruwell

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The Black Dahlia

Madeleine Linscott

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Oscarverleihung 2006

Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Subject Two

Erin Gruwell

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So Goes the Nation

Herself

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This Film Is Not Yet Rated

Brandon Teena (archive footage)

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Million Dollar Baby

Maggie Fitzgerald

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Red Dust

Sarah Barcant

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Iron Jawed Angels

Alice Paul

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11:14

Buzzy

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Sex at 24 Frames Per Second

Self - Interviewee

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The Core

Beck

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Insomnia

Ellie Burr

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The Affair of the Necklace

Jeanne St. Remy de Valois

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Oscarverleihung 2001

Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role

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The Concert for New York City

Herself

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The Gift

Valerie Barksdale

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Boys Don't Cry

Brandon Teena

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Dying to Belong

Lisa Connors

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Sometimes They Come Back Again

Michelle Porter

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Kounterfeit

Colleen

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The Next Karate Kid

Julie Pierce

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Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story

Patty Yaklich

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Kimberly

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The Oprah Winfrey Show

Herself (4 episodes, 2005-2006)

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