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Hilary Swank

at the ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 8, 2007
Born Hilary Ann Swank
July 30, 1974 (1974-07-30) (age 35)
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
Occupation Actress/Producer
Years active 1990–present
Spouse(s) Chad Lowe (1997-2006)
.Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974) is an American actress.^ Date of Birth: July 30, 1974 .
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^ Full Name: Hilary Ann Swank Birth Place: Lincoln, Nebraska Birth Date: July 30, 1974 Hilary Ann Swank was born on July 30, 1974 in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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^ Name: Hilary Swank Birthdate: July 30, 1974 Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska .
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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 sensei Mr. Miyagi. .She has become known for her two Academy Award-winning performances: first as Brandon Teena, a transgender man (FTM) in the movie Boys Don't Cry (1999), and a struggling waitress-turned-boxer, Maggie Fitzgerald, in Million Dollar Baby (2004).^ She has become known for her two Academy Award-winning performances: first as Brandon Teena, a transgender man (FTM) in the movie "Boys Don't Cry" (1999), and a struggling waitress-turned-boxer, Maggie Fitzgerald, in "Million Dollar Baby" (2004).

^ Hilary Swank has won two Oscars, for Boys Don't Cry and Million Dollar Baby.
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^ However, this allowed her to audition for “Boys Don’t Cry” as the transgendered Teena Brandon.
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Early life

.Swank was born in Lincoln, Nebraska,[1] the daughter of Judy (née Clough), a secretary and dancer, and Stephen Swank, who was an officer in the Air National Guard and later a traveling salesman.^ Swank was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 30, 1974 .
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^ Hilary Swank was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to Stephen Swank, an officer in the Air National Guard and later a traveling salesman, and Judy Clough.
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^ Name: Hilary Ann Swank Date of birth: July 30, 1974 Place of birth: Lincoln, Nebraska Parents: Judy (née Clough), a secretary and dancer, and Stephen Swank, who was an officer in the Air National Guard and later a traveling salesman.

[2] She has a brother, Dan. .Many of her family members hail from Ringgold County, Iowa.^ Many of her family members hail from Ringgold County, Iowa.

[3] .Swank came from humble beginnings, particularly as a child growing up in a trailer park near Lake Samish in Bellingham, Washington,[4] to which she moved at age six,[1] after having lived in Spokane, Washington.^ "Growing up in a trailer park, her growing up in a trailer park.
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^ Swank was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and makes no secret of her humble beginnings, particularly as a child growing up near Lake Samish in Bellingham, Washington.
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^ The Swank family came from modest beginnings and started out in a trailer park in Bellingham, Washington.
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.Swank has described her younger self as an "outsider" who felt that she belonged "only when [reading] a book or [seeing] a movie, and could get involved with a character," and was thus inspired to become an actress.^ The only place I really felt like I belonged was when I read a book or when I watched a movie.
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^ I want to see this, then again I'd watch Hilary Swank read the phone book!!!!
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^ Swank: 'Flying is like reading a book' .
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[5]
.When Swank was nine years old, she made her first appearance on stage starring in The Jungle Book.^ When she was nine years old she starred in her first play as "Mowgli" in "The Jungle Book."
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^ When she was only nine years old and a mere 48 inches tall, Swank starred in her first play as Mowgli in The Jungle Book .
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^ When she was nine years old, she starred in her first play as "Mowgli" in "The Jungle Book".
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.She became involved in school and community theater programs, including those of the Bellingham Theatre Guild.^ She became involved in school and community theater programs, including those of the Bellingham Theatre Guild.

^ Subsequently she was involved in various school and community theater programs, including the Bellingham Theatre Guild.
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^ She was very much involved in school and society theater series including Bellingham Theatre Guild.

.She went to Sehome High School[6] in Bellingham until she was sixteen.^ She went to Sehome High School in Bellingham until she was sixteen.

^ She went to Sehome High School in Bellingham at the age of sixteen.

^ She went to school in Bellingham, where she lived with her family, until she was 16.
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.Swank also competed in the Junior Olympics and the Washington state championships in swimming; she ranked fifth in the state in all-around gymnastics[1] (which would come in handy when starring in The Next Karate Kid (1994) years later).^ As a jock Swank swam in the Junior Olympics and state championships.
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^ Competed in the Junior Olympics and Washington state championships in swimming; ranked fifth in the state in all-around gymnastics.
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^ She competed in the Junior Olympics and Washington State championships in swimming; she ranked 5th in the state in all-around gymnastics (which would come in handy for starring in Next Karate Kid, The (1994) years later).
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.Swank's parents separated when she was thirteen,[1] and her mother, supportive of her daughter's desire to act, moved to Los Angeles, where they lived out of their car until Swank's mother saved enough money to rent an apartment.^ They lived in the car until a friend gave them a place to stay.
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^ Swank's parents separated when she was 15, and her mother, supportive of her daughter's desire to act, moved the two of them to Los Angeles, California, where they lived out of their car until Swank's mother saved enough money to rent an apartment.
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^ In 1990 Swank and her mother, Judy Swank, moved to Los Angeles area where they, for a short period of time, impoverished and lived out their car.
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[4] .Swank has described her mother as the inspiration for her acting career and her life.^ Swank has described her mother as the inspiration for her acting career and her life during this time period and subsequently.
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^ Swank has described her mother as the inspiration for her acting career and her life.

^ After her parents split up, she and her mother moved to Los Angeles when Swank was 15 so she could try acting professionally.
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[7] .In California, Swank enrolled in South Pasadena High School (although she later dropped out of school)[8] and started acting professionally.^ She enrolled in South Pasadena High School, and started acting professionally.
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^ In 1990, Hilary and her mother moved to Los Angeles, where she enrolled in South Pasadena High School, and started acting professionally.
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^ In California, Swank enrolled in South Pasadena High School (although she later dropped out of school) and started acting professionally.

.She helped pay the rent with the money she earned appearing in television programs such as Evening Shade and Growing Pains.^ She helped pay the rent with the money she earned appearing in television programs such as Evening Shade and Growing Pains.
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^ She also helped pay the rent with the money she earned appearing in television programs such as Evening Shade and Growing Pains.
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^ With the money that she earned acting in TV shows such as Growing Pains, she helped her mother to pay the rent.
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Career

.The Next Karate Kid (1994) paired Swank with Pat Morita.^ She landed her first minor role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) followed by a lead role in The Next Karate Kid (1994).
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^ One time "Karate Kid" turned Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today.
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^ Two years later, she earned a rudimentary degree of fame when she was picked to star in The Next Karate Kid , but this recognition proved fleeting.
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.It is the fourth movie in the Karate Kid series.^ It is the fourth and final movie in the "Karate Kid" series.

^ Another Karate Kid movie?
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^ Eventually one signed Swank up for modest roles in the movie version of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and a Karate Kid sequel.
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.In September 1997, Swank was cast as single mother Carly Reynolds on Beverly Hills, 90210.^ BEVERLY HILLS 90210 .
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^ In September 1997, Swank was cast as single mother Carly Reynolds on Beverly Hills, 90210.
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^ What was the name of the character Hilary Swank played in Beverly Hills 90210?
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.She was initially promised it would be a two-year role, but saw her character written out after 16 episodes in January 1998. Swank later said that she was devastated at being cut from the show, thinking, "If I'm not good enough for 90210, I'm not good enough for anything."^ She was initially promised it would be a two-year role, but saw her character written out after 16 episodes.
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^ She hoped that a two-year stint on “Beverly Hills 90210” would boost her career, but her character was quickly written out.
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^ Swank later said that she was devastated at being cut from the show, thinking, 'If I'm not good enough for "90210", I'm not good enough for anything.'

.As it turned out, the firing was a lucky break for Swank, freeing her to audition for the role of Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry.^ However, this allowed her to audition for “Boys Don’t Cry” as the transgendered Teena Brandon.
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^ Swank won her first Academy Award for playing Brandon Teena in "Boys Don't...
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^ On Brandon Teena, whom she played in BOYS DON'T CRY: "Ive been very inspired from Brandon.
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.Swank reduced her body fat to seven percent in preparation for the role.^ Swank reduced her body fat to seven percent in preparation for the role.

^ She landed the role of Brandon Teena and in preparation for the role, Swank had to reduce her body fat percentage to just seven per cent.
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^ Swank dropped her body fat down to seven percent in preparation for the role.
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[9] .Many critics hailed hers as the best female performance of 1999; the performance of her co-star, Chloë Sevigny, was singled out as well.^ Many critics hailed hers as the best female performance of 1999; the performance of her co-star, Chlo Sevigny, was singled out as well.

^ Many critics hailed hers as the best female performance of 1999; her co-star of the film, Chloë Sevigny, had her performance singled out for praise also, Swank and Sevigny where often ranked as the best two leads of 1999 in film.
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^ Swank reduced her body fat to seven percent in preparation for the role.Many critics hailed hers as the best female performance of 1999; her co-star, Chlo Sevigny, had her performance singled out as well.
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.Swank's work ultimately won her the Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Actress.^ Swank's work ultimately won her the Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Actress.
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^ Her spectacular acting handed her a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Actress.

^ She won critics awards across the country, a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Actress.
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.She subsequently won the Best Actress Oscar and another Golden Globe for playing a boxer in Clint Eastwood's 2004 Oscar-winning film Million Dollar Baby, a role for which she underwent training in the ring and gained 19 pounds of muscle.^ Swank's work ultimately won her the Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Actress.

^ Hilary Swank won me over in her role in Million Dollar Baby .
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^ She subsequently won the Best Actress Oscar again for playing a boxer in 2004's Million Dollar Baby, a role for which she underwent training and gained 19 pounds of muscle.
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[9]
.Swank's success meant that she had joined the ranks of Vivien Leigh, Helen Hayes, Sally Field, and Luise Rainer as the only actresses to have been nominated for Academy Awards twice and win both times.^ Swank's Oscar success means that she has joined the ranks of Vivien Leigh, Helen Hayes, Sally Field, and Luise Rainer as the only actresses to have been nominated twice and win both times (both times she won over fellow actress and nominee Annette Bening).
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^ Swank's Oscar success means that she has joined the ranks of Vivien Leigh, Helen Hayes, Sally Field, and Luise Rainer as the only actresses to have been nominated twice and win both times.
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^ Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank's hair is really short again.
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.June 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] After winning her second Oscar, she said, "I don't know what I did in this life to deserve this.^ Upon winning her second Oscar in 2005, Lowe was the first person she thanked.
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^ PM I don't know whether to fap or to join those disgusted.....if she yells anything like she did in War of the Worlds no one will fap.
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^ "Boys Don't Cry," whose Globe triumph for Hilary Swank helped put her on the map for a best-actress win at the Oscars.
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.I'm just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream."^ I'm a girl from a trailer park.
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^ I'm just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream.” .
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^ "I'm just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream."
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.June 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Swank had earned only $75 per day for her work on Boys Don't Cry, culminating in a total of $3,000.[1][10][11] Her earnings were so low, that (according to an anecdote on 60 Minutes) she had not even earned enough to qualify for health insurance.^ October 10, 2009 11:40 AM .
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^ Her earnings were so low, that (according to an anecdote on 60 Minutes) she had not even earned enough to qualify for health insurance.
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^ Boys Don't Cry put Hilary Swank on the map.

Swank at the 2008 Academy Awards
.In early 2006, Swank signed a three-year contract as spokesperson for Guerlain (a women's fragrance).^ In early 2006, Swank signed a three-year contract as spokesperson for Guerlain (a women's fragrance).
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^ By 28 Feb 2006, Swank selected as muse and the spokesperson for a women's fragrance "Guerlain".
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^ On February 28, 2006, it was announced that Swank had signed a three-year contract "to be both the muse and the spokesperson for a new women's fragrance by Guerlain to be launched later this year".
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[12] .In 2007, Swank starred in and executive produced[13] Freedom Writers, a drama about a real-life teacher who inspired a California high school class.^ Freedom Writers (2007) as Erin Gruwell .
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^ In 2007, Swank starred in Freedom Writers, a drama released on January 5; in the film, Swank, who also executive produced, played Erin Gruwell, a real-life teacher who inspired a California high school class.
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^ She enjoyed one of her favorite roles as an inner city high school teacher in Freedom Writers (2007); she was also the film's Executive Producer.
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Many reviews of Swank's performance were positive, with one critic noting that she "brings credibility" to the role,[14] and another stating that her performance reaches a "singular lack of artifice, stripping herself back to the bare essentials".[15]
.Swank starred in The Reaping, a horror film released on April 5, 2007, in which she plays a debunker of religious phenomena.^ Swank starred in "The Reaping", a horror film released on April 5, 2007, in which she plays a debunker of religious phenomena.

^ Later the same year, Swank starred The Reaping, a horror film scheduled for an April 5 release, in which she plays a debunker of religious phenomena.
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^ In 2007, Swank starred in Freedom Writers, a drama released on January 5; in the film, Swank, who also executive produced, played Erin Gruwell, a real-life teacher who inspired a California high school class.
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.Swank convinced the producers to move the film's setting from New England to the Deep South, and the movie was being filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when Hurricane Katrina struck.^ Swank convinced the producers to move the film's setting from New England to the Deep South, and the movie was being filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when Hurricane Katrina struck.
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^ Swank convinced the producers to move the film's setting from New England to the Deep South, and the movie was filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana when Hurricane Katrina struck.
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^ What was it like filming this movie in Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina?
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[16] .Swank also appeared in the romantic comedy P.S. I Love You alongside Gerard Butler, an actor for whom she has much praise.^ We’ve got a great new giveaway for you, courtesy of the upcoming romantic comedy P.S. I Love You starring Gerard Butler and Hilary Swank.

^ Coincidentally, Morgan and Swank previously acted together in romantic comedy of P.S. I Love You....
  • Hilary Swank – Author Profile and Information & Video at Simon & Schuster 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC authors.simonandschuster.com [Source type: General]

^ Swank also appeared in the romantic comedy PS, I Love You alongside Gerard Butler, an actor for whom she has much praise.
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[17] It was released at the end of 2007.[16]
.Swank received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 8, 2007. Hers was the 2,325th star presented.^ Hilary Swank received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame earlier this week..

^ Hers was the 2,325th star presented.
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^ Swank became the 2325th celebrity to be presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Hilary Swank - Biography, Photos, News, Videos, Movie Reviews - Contactmusic.com 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.contactmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[18][19]
.Variety online reported in February 2008, that Swank would be portraying Amelia Earhart, and be co-executive producer for a biopic titled Amelia.^ Swank has signed up to play Amelia Earhart in a biopic that starts shooting in February.
  • Hilary Swank Movies - Hilary Swank Movie Premiere, Hilary Swank Videos 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.hollyscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Portrayed Amelia Earhart in Mira Nair's biopic, "Amelia"; also co-executive produced .
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^ "Variety" online reported in February 2008, that Swank would be portraying Amelia Earhart, and be co-executive producer for a biopic titled "Amelia".

[20] .Filming occurred in the summer of 2008 in a number of international locations.^ Filming occurred in the summer of 2008 in a number of international locations.

.Swank is also attached to star in the Hollywood remake version of Intimate Strangers.^ Hilary Swank's Hollywood star honors .

^ In the eccentric, egocentric world of Hollywood, Hilary Swank is a distinctly unusual movie star.
  • Hilary Swank Actress Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ One time "Karate Kid" turned Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today.
  • Hilary Swank | TMZ.com 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

[21] .In addition, it was reported that Swank would be a lead role and producer for an film adaptation of the John Marks novel Fangland,[22] directed by John Carpenter.^ Swank is among the film’s exec producers.
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan to terrorize Hilary Swank in 'The Resident' | EW.com 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC hollywoodinsider.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In addition, it was reported that Swank would be a lead role and producer for an film adaptation of the John Marks novel "Fangland", directed by John Carpenter.

^ "Variety" online reported in February 2008, that Swank would be portraying Amelia Earhart, and be co-executive producer for a biopic titled "Amelia".

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Personal life

.Swank has said that she is "an actor, not a celebrity" and has described herself as a "homebody."^ The house is on a leafy block in a neighborhood known for celebrity residents, but Ms. Swank, 30, and her husband, an actor and director, were never inclined to create a trophy home.
  • Hilary Swank and Chad Lowe: Oscar's Retreat 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.banderasnews.com [Source type: News]
  • The New York Times > Home & Garden > At Home With: Hilary Swank and Chad Lowe: Oscar's Retreat 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Swank has always set herself goals -- from the time she was nine years old and decided she wanted to be an actor.
  • Hilary Swank reaches new heights as Amelia Earhart 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.vancouversun.com [Source type: General]
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^ Swank has always set herself goals — from the time she was nine years old and decided she wanted to be an actor.
  • Hillary Swank soars on screen as American aviatrix Amellia Earhart 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.vancouversun.com [Source type: General]

[16] .Swank considers herself a spiritual person, though not a member of an organized religion.^ She considers herself a spiritual person, though not a member of an organized religion.
  • Hilary-Swank-Interview, Reaping Movie 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.wildaboutmovies.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Swank, whose physical appearance is frequently compared with Jacqueline Kennedy's, has said that she is "an actor, not a celebrity" and has described herself as a "homebody."Swank considers herself a spiritual person, though, not a member of an organized religion.
  • Hilary Swank - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

[23] She has said that she is "athletically inclined" and that she "love[s] sports."[13]
.Swank developed potential health problems, including elevated mercury levels in her body, through certain preparations for her roles, including weight gain and loss for Boys Don't Cry and The Black Dahlia.^ Swank developed potential health problems, including elevated mercury levels in her body, through certain preparations for her roles, including weight gain and loss for Boys Don't Cry and The Black Dahlia.
  • Hilary Swank - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ And then, in 1999, came Boys Don't Cry.
  • Hilary Swank - Biography 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Swank developed potential health problems, including elevated mercury levels in her body, because of certain preparations for her roles, including weight gain and loss for Boys Don't Cry and The Black Dahlia.
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.She has stated that she would "do what [she] need[s] to make [the role] believable and to make it work" and that her "battle scars are a reminder that you're alive and human and that you bleed."^ She has stated that she would "do what she needs to make the role believable and to make it work" and that her "battle scars are a reminder that you're alive and human and that you bleed".
  • Hilary-Swank-Interview, Reaping Movie 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.wildaboutmovies.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She has stated that she would 'do what she needs to make the role believable and to make it work' and that her 'battle scars are a reminder that you're alive and human and that you bleed.'

^ You don’t need to make it any shorter.
  • Big Hollywood » Blog Archive » Hilary Swank: I Allow a Six Year-Old to See Me Nude 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC bighollywood.breitbart.com [Source type: General]

[9] .In 2007, Swank noted that she "feel[s] like in the last couple of years, I’ve really come into my own and a lot of that has come from figuring out who I really am and what I want in life."^ "I feel like I'm in a blender of life.
  • USATODAY.com - Back in the ring 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]
  • Hilary Swank Actress Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ But I don’t want to be like her — I wanna be my own.” .
  • Hilary Swank was too cool for school - Gossip- msnbc.com 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

^ So figuring that out was really challenging.
  • Buzzine » Hilary Swank Interview 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.buzzine.com [Source type: General]

[4]
.Swank married actor Chad Lowe on September 28, 1997. The two met in 1992, on the set of Quiet Days in Hollywood, a direct-to-video film.^ The couple was married on September 28, 1997.
  • Hilary Swank - Photos, Videos, Wallpapers and more at CelebritySpud.com 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.celebrityspud.com [Source type: General]

^ The two met in 1992, on the set of Quiet Days in Hollywood, a direct-to-video film.
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^ Swank is still happily married to actor Chad Lowe (Rob's brother).
  • Combustible Celluloid - Interview with Hilary Swank 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.combustiblecelluloid.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[1] .Swank infamously forgot to thank Lowe during her acceptance speech after winning her first Oscar in 2000, and she spent nearly every public appearance afterward making up for it.^ Upon winning her second Oscar in 2005, Lowe was the first person she thanked.
  • Hilary-Swank-Interview, Reaping Movie 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.wildaboutmovies.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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  • Hilary Swank Biography 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.monstersandcritics.com [Source type: General]

^ Double Oscar-winning Hilary Swank .
  • Another triumph for Hilary Swank | Mail Online 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Swank infamously forgot to thank Lowe during her acceptance speech after winning her first Oscar in 2000, and she spent nearly every public appearance afterward making up for it.
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  • Hilary Swank - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]
  • Hilary Swank Biography 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.monstersandcritics.com [Source type: General]

.Upon winning her second Oscar in 2005, Lowe was the first person she thanked.^ Upon winning her second Oscar in 2005, Lowe was the first person she thanked.
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  • Hilary Swank Biography 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.monstersandcritics.com [Source type: General]

^ Blecher still is the fact that this bitch has not one but TWO Oscars… the second one thanks in large part to Clint Eastwood’s tireless campaigning.
  • Hilary Swank - Gossip | Photos | News | LaineyGossip.com 10 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.laineygossip.com [Source type: General]

^ Swank infamously forgot to thank Lowe during her acceptance speech after winning her first Oscar in 2000, and she spent nearly every public appearance afterward making up for it.
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.However, in January 2006, the couple separated.^ However, in January 2006, the couple separated.
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^ The double Oscar-winner, who announced the couple's separation in January and their intention to divorce in May, said the actor had now been sober for three years .

^ Unfortunately, Hilary Swank and Chad Lowe announced plans of separation in January 2006 but had hopes of working through their troubles.
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.In subsequent interviews, Swank expressed hope that they could reconcile, but they announced in May 2006 that they were divorcing.^ In subsequent interviews, Swank expressed hope that they could reconcile, but they announced in May 2006 that they were divorcing.
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^ The double Oscar-winner, who announced the couple's separation in January and their intention to divorce in May, said the actor had now been sober for three years .

^ On February 28, 2006, it was announced that Swank had signed a three-year contract "to be both the muse and the spokesperson for a new women's fragrance by Guerlain to be launched later this year".
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[24] .In December 2006, Swank confirmed that she was dating John Campisi, her agent.^ In December 2006, Swank confirmed that she was dating John Campisi, her agent.
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^ John was Hilary's agent when the couple began dating in December 2006.
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^ In December 2006, Swank confirmed that she is dating John Campisi, her agent.
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[25]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1991 Evening Shade Aimee #1 (1991–1992) TV series
Harry and the Hendersons Guest star TV series
Growing Pains Sasha Serotsky (1991–1992) TV series
1992 Camp Wilder Danielle TV series
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Kimberly Hannah
1994 The Next Karate Kid Julie Pierce
Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story Patty TV movie
1996 Sometimes They Come Back... Again Michelle Porter
Terror in the Family Deena Martin TV movie
Kounterfeit Colleen
1997 Quiet Days in Hollywood Lolita
The Sleepwalker Killing Lauren Schall Lifetime TV movie
Leaving L.A. Tiffany Roebuck TV series
Dying to Belong Lisa Connors TV movie
Beverly Hills, 90210 Carly Reynolds (1997–1998) TV series
1998 Heartwood Sylvia Orsini
1999 Boys Don't Cry Brandon Teena Academy Award for Best Actress
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress
Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Chicago International Film Festival, Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress
Chlotrudis Award for Best Actress
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Gijón International Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
National Board of Review Award for Breakthrough Performance
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Santa Fe Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — Empire Award for Best Actress
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
2000 The Gift Valerie Barksdale Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
Scary Movie Girl in car
The Audition Short subject
2001 The Affair of the Necklace Jeanne St. Rémy de Valois
2002 The Space Between Short subject
Insomnia Detective Ellie Burr Nominated — Empire Award for Best Actress
2003 11:14 Buzzy Also executive producer
The Core Major Rebecca Childs
2004 Million Dollar Baby Maggie Fitzgerald Academy Award for Best Actress
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress
Central Ohio Film Critics Association For Best Actress
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Sant Jordi Awards for Best Actress
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Empire Award for Best Actress
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Red Dust Sarah Barcant
Iron Jawed Angels Alice Paul TV movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2006 The Black Dahlia Madeleine Linscott
2007 Freedom Writers Erin Gruwell Also executive producer
The Reaping Professor Katherine Winter
P. S. I Love You Holly Kennedy Irish Film & Television Audience Award for Best International Actress
2008 Birds of America Laura
2009 Amelia Amelia Earhart Hollywood film festival Best Actress
Betty Anne Waters Betty Anne Waters in post-production
2010 The Resident Dr. Juliet Dermer in post-production
2011 Falling Out of Fashion in development
Fangland Evangeline Harker in development

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Hilary Swank (July 30, 1974) is an Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning American actress. Second woman in the world whom wins two Oscars before thirty age old (the first one was Jodi Foster). She is famous for movies such as Million Dollar Baby and Freedom Writers.

Biography

Hilary was born July 30, 1974 in Lincoln, Nebraska. In nine years old she had played her first role Mowgli in school staging "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling. Afterward she frequently appeared in school and university performances.


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