Her other major film roles include David Niven's fiance in the classic Powell & Pressburger film A Matter of Life and Death (1945), and Zira the ape scientist in the first three of the Planet of the Apes series. She also appeared in several soap operas, most notably as Nola Madison on The Edge of Night.
For her contribution to the motion picture industry Kim Hunter has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1617 Vine Street and a second star at 1715 Vine Street.
Kim Hunter died of a heart attack in New York City in 2002.
Kim Hunter Facts
|November 12, 1922
|Detroit, Michigan, USA
|Date of death
|September 11, 2002 (New York, New York, USA, age 79)
|5' 3" (1m60) How tall is Kim Hunter compared to you?
|1952 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (for A Streetcar Named Desire)
|1952 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for A Streetcar Named Desire)
|Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
|Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
|Planet Of The Apes
|Midnight in Garden of Good & Evil
|A Streetcar Named Desire