More Hilary Swank Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Million Dollar Baby)A native of Bellingham, Washington, Hilary Swank won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as 'Brandon Teena' in Boys Don't Cry.
In addition to the Oscar, Swank won The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama and Best Actress prizes from The New York Film Critics, The Los Angeles Film Critics, The Chicago Film Critics and The Broadcast Film Critics Association. In addition, she won the Breakthrough Performance prize from The National Board of Review, The Premiere Magazine Spotlight Award and was named the Sho West Star of Tomorrow.
She appeared in a supporting role opposite Cate Blanchett and Keanu Reeves in Sam Raimi's The Gift and then starred opposite Adrian Brody in The Affair of The Necklace. She also starred opposite Al Pacino and Robin Williams in Christopher Nolan's Insomnia. Swank most recently starred as 'Alice Paul' in HBO's Iron Jawed Angels, which told the story of the women's suffragette movement.
She recently completed production on Red Dust, a drama centered on South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Council in which she stars opposite Dirty Pretty Things star Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Million Dollar Baby" (12-Mar-2005)
Biography #3 (for The Core)Hilary Swank is best known for her role as Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry, the critically-acclaimed film for which Swank won the 1999 Academy Award for Best Actress along with 19 more awards, including a Golden Globe and Best Actress prizes from the New York Film Critics, Los Angeles Film Critics, Chicago Film Critics and Broadcast Film Critics.
Swank recently starred in Christopher Nolan's Insomnia opposite Al Pacino and Robin Williams, and as a Comtesse Jeanne de la Motte-Valois in The Affair of the Necklace. Her other film credits include The Next Karate Kid and Sam Raimi's The Gift with Cate Blanchett and Keanu Reeves.
Biography #4 (for Iron Jawed Angels)Hilary Swank won 19 best actress prizes, including the Academy Award, the Golden Globe Award and the Independent Spirit Award, for her performance as Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry. Her other films include Christopher Nolan's Insomnia, The Core, The Affair of The Necklace and Sam Raimi's The Gift. Her upcoming films include Red Dust, in which she stars opposite Dirty Pretty Things star Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Bio courtesy HBO for "Iron Jawed Angels" (01-Jan-2000)