Kim Hunter Overview:

Legendary actress, Kim Hunter, was born Janet Cole on Nov 12, 1922 in Detroit, MI. Hunter died at the age of 79 on Sep 11, 2002 in New York City, NY .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Kim Hunter was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actress for A Streetcar Named Desire (as Stella Kowalski) in 1951.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1951Best Supporting ActressA Streetcar Named Desire (1951)Stella KowalskiWon
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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television.

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Kim Hunter Quotes:

Stella: You think you're going bowling now?


[last lines]
[waking up after operation]
Peter: Hello.
June: Hello.
Peter: We won.
June: I know darling.


Jason Hoag, Poet: I'm under orders to make you laugh. In Mrs. Romari's mind, poetry and humor has some strange affinity, which they don't have in fact. She wants me to play the fool for you but... suddenly Miss Gibson, I feel as sad as you do.
Mary Gibson: Well, then, I've spoiled your dinner. Your food won't digest and your wine will sour.


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Kim Hunter Facts
An agent for David O. Selznick saw her in a stage production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" at the Pasadena Playhouse and signed her to a seven-year contract. Selznick suggested she change her first name to "Kim" and a RKO secretary suggested the last name of "Hunter". A few years later, Irene Mayer Selznick, David's ex-wife by then, recommended Kim for the role of "Stella" in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).

Did voice work for the CBS Radio Mystery Theater.

She played the mother of Richard Kiley's character in Blue Moon (1999) (TV) in spite of the fact that he was eight months her senior.

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