Her other stage appearances include the title role in Mother Courage and Her Children, Wallace Shawn's Aunt Dan & Lemon, where she originated the role of Dan in London and New York, The Cherry Orchard and Dolly Levi in Des McAnuff's production of The Matchmaker.
Hunt made her film debut in 1980 in Robert Altman's Popeye. Other film credits include Stranger Than Fiction, Twenty Bucks, Prêt a Porter, Kindergarten Cop, Waiting for the Moon, She-Devil, Silverado, The Bostonians and David Lynch's Dune. Hunt also voiced Grandmother Willow in the animated feature Pocahontas.
Hunt's television credits include guest roles on Without a Trace and The Unit, on the Network, and The Practice. Frequently, she is heard narrating documentaries for the Discovery Channel, National Geographic and PBS and she also voiced the character of Management on HBO's Carnivale.
Hunt lives in Los Angeles with her spouse of 22 years, Karen, and their three canine kids.
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Linda Hunt Facts
|Birthday||April 2, 1945 (77)|
|Birthplace||Morristown, New Jersey, USA|
|Height||4' 9" (1m45) How tall is Linda Hunt compared to you?|
|Awards||1984 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (for The Year of Living Dangerously)|
|Pocahontas Two-Movie Special Edition|
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|Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World|
|NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 3|