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 Two Time Oscar Winner:
Hilary Swank
Best Actress : 2000 “Boys Don’t Cry”
Best Actress : 2005 “Million Dollar Baby”

Hilary in Million Dollar Baby

Hilary Swank - Mini Biography:

After a handful of TV roles during the early 1990’s (“Evening Shade” , “Camp Wilder”) Hilary got her big break when she was cast in the title role of “The Next Karate Kid” (1994), the 4th installment of the popular film series. She later went on to win 2 “Best Actress Oscars” both for tough gal performances  in the emotional drama, “Boy’s Don’t Cry” (1999) & the Clint Eastwood boxing flick “Million Dollar Baby”
(2005). Other notable big screen films include, “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” (1992), “The Gift” (2000), “The Affair Of The Necklace” (2001), “Insomnia” (2002) &
“The Core” (2003). Hilary also appeared as Carly Reynolds in TV’s “Beverly Hills 90210” (1997-1998).

Hilary Swank Fact File:

Birth Name: Hilary Ann Swank
Date Of Birth: 30th July 1974
Place Of Birth: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Height: 5’ 7”

Spouse: Chad Lowe (1997 - Present)

Big Screen Film Debut:
“Buffy The Vampire Slayer” (1992)

Breakthrough Film: “The Next Karate Kid” (1994)

Trivia: Reportedly earned only $75 a day for her work in the film “Boys Don’t Cry” (1999).

Right : Hilary at the 2000 Academy Awards with her “Best Actress Oscar” for “Boys Don’t Cry” (1999).

Hilary Swank wins for Boys Don't Cry

Hilary Swank’s Top 10 Movies on DVD :

Quiet Days In Hollywood [DVD](1997) DVD
The lives of a variety of Los Angeles residents--among them hooker Hilary Swank, thief Daryl "Chill" Mitchell, waitress Meta Golding, duplicitous lawyer Chad Lowe and closeted gay actor Peter Dobson--intersect in dramatic, erotic and violent ways in this compelling character study of Tinseltown life. AKA: "The Way We Are." 95 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround.

Nature: Antarctica [DVD] DVD
Explore Antarctica through this riveting pair of documentaries. First, travel to "The End of the Earth" with a group of scientists as they experience the brutal cold and astonishing beauty of the area. Then, you'll venture "Under Antarctic Ice" and witness the jaw-dropping wonder of a mysterious aquatic world that is home to an unbelievable array of creatures. Narrated by Hilary Swank. 168 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer [DVD](1992) DVD
The original horror-action-comedy about a Valley Girl cheerleader who turns out to be the latest in a line of vampire killers and is recruited to stop a band of bloodsuckers who have infiltrated her quiet hometown. Kristy Swanson, Luke Perry, Rutger Hauer, Donald Sutherland and Paul Reubens star. 86 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 4.0, Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; featurette; TV spots; theatrical trailer.

Heartwood [DVD](1998) DVD
Set in a small California town, this poignant story stars Jason Robards as the grizzled owner of a saw mill that is on the brink of collapse because he refuses to destroy neighboring forests for financial gain. Coming out of nowhere with a plan to save the mill and the community is the town's resident slacker. With Eddie Mills, Hilary Swank, and Randall Batinkoff. 92 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish; theatrical trailer; interactive menus; scene access.

Boys Don't Cry [DVD](1999) DVD
Powerful true story of the amazing life and shocking murder of Teena Brandon, a young woman in rural Nebraska who, for several years, lived as the male "Brandon Teena" while undergoing hormone therapy in preparation of a sex change operation. The superb cast includes Hilary Swank as the tragic Brandon and Chloe Sevigny as the factory worker with whom she's romantically involved. Co-stars Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton and Alicia Goranson. 116 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English; featurette; audio commentary; TV spots; theatrical trailer.

The Gift [DVD](2000) DVD
Directed by Sam Raimi and co-written by Billy Bob Thornton, this chiller stars Cate Blanchett as a poor psychic who tells fortunes to get by in a backwoods Georgia town. When the local town trollop goes missing, lawmen desperate for clues recruit Blanchett for help, but her involvement then targets her as a prime suspect in a deadly crime. Keanu Reeves, Hilary Swank, Katie Holmes and Giovanni Ribisi co-star. 111 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English; interviews; music video; theatrical trailer; scene access.

The Affair Of The Necklace [DVD](2001) DVD
Set in the late 18th-century court of French King Louis XVI, this sweeping, fact-based historical drama stars Hilary Swank as Jeanne De La Motte Valois, a countess whose rank has been stripped because of her late father's politics. In order to regain her status, Valois hatches a plan involving the theft of a priceless necklace, then recruits an immoral cardinal (Jonathan Pryce), her randy lover (Simon Baker), an Italian count (Christopher Walken) and her philandering husband (Adrien Brody) to join her in carrying out the scheme. 117 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; "making of" documentary; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.

Insomnia (Widescreen Version) [DVD](2002) DVD
In this reworking of the 1997 Norwegian thriller, Al Pacino is a maverick Los Angeles detective who, along with partner Martin Donovan, investigates the murder of a teenage girl in a remote Alaskan village. While battling sleeplessness due to the region's 24-hour summertime sunlight and corruption allegations back in L.A., Pacino finds himself enmeshed in a wicked cat-and-mouse game with crime novelist Robin Williams, the prime suspect. With Hilary Swank, Paul Dooley; directed by Christopher Nolan ("Memento"). 118 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; audio commentary by Nolan, Swank, others; bonus scene; "making of" documentary; featurettes; gallery; theatrical trailer.

The Core (Widescreen Version) [DVD](2003) DVD
One part Jules Verne and one part "Buckaroo Banzai," this gripping sci-fi actioner follows the global catastrophes that occur when a government project to create earthquakes causes the Earth's molten core to stop spinning. The only chance to save the planet rests with the six-person crew of an experimental drilling ship that must bore down thousands of miles and set off nuclear explosions to restart the rotation. Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Bruce Greenwood, Delroy Lindo, and Stanley Tucci star. 134 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; deleted scenes; extended scenes; "making of" featurette.

The Next Karate Kid (Collection) [DVD](1994) DVD
Mr. Miyagi's back and this time he has a new student, a pretty teenager named Julie, troubled by her parents' death and at school by a gang of tough guys. When Julie's grandmother goes on vacation, Miyagi cares for her and soon teaches her how to use karate to solve some of her problems. Pat Morita, Hilary Swank and Michael Ironside star.


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