Linda Hunt Biography


Linda Hunt was featured in the multiple-award-winning film, 'The Year of Living Dangerously.'

More about the relationship

Linda Hunt has been in a relationship with psychotherapist Karen Kline since 1978. They got married in 2008, they are living a happy life together with no sign of any marital affairs.

This couple is currently living in Hollywood, California along with their pet dogs.

Relationship Facts of Linda Hunt

  • Linda Hunt is married to Karen Kline {Compare Couple}.
  • She is mother of None.
  • Linda Hunt is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

Who is Linda Hunt?

Linda Hunt is an American film, stage, and television actress. She is well known for her Academy Award-winning role in The Year of Living Dangerously. In 2013, she also narrated God of War: Ascension.

Linda Hunt: Age, Ethnicity, Education, Parents

Linda Hunt was born in Morristown, New Jersey, the United States on April 2, 1945, to parents Raymond Davy Hunter and Elsie Doying Hunter, her father was vice president of Harper Fuel Oil.

Whereas, her mother was a piano teacher who taught at the Westport School of Music. She belongs to American nationality and English ethnicity. Her birth sign is Aries.

Talking about her education, firstly, she attended The Theatre School. Then, she attended the Interlochen Arts Academy. Finally, she attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Linda Hunt: Professional Career

On talking about her profession, Linda Hunt’s film debut in 1980 was in Robert Altman’s musical comedy Popeye. Two years later, she also co-starred as Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously, Peter Weir’s film adaptation of the novel of the same name.

As for her role as the male Chinese-Australian photographer Billy Kwan. In her screen test, she also wore a hairpiece, a fake mustache, and “paste-on pieces above her eyes to [appear] Asian”.

Whereas, she also played a nurse in She-Devil (1989) and the austere school principal opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Kindergarten Cop in 1990. Moreover, she also played the assassin Ilsa Grunt in If Looks Could Kill (1991) opposite Richard Grieco and Roger Rees.

Besides that, she is also a well-known stage actress before she entered film and television. Similarly, she also made her Broadway debut in a 1975 production of Ah, Wilderness. Likewise, she also created the role of Aunt Dan in Wallace Shawn’s play Aunt Dan and Lemon. Whereas, she was also a member of the Long Wharf Theatre Company in Connecticut.

Lifetime Achievements, Awards

On talking about her lifetime achievements and awards, she won Oscar Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role for The Year of Living Dangerously (1982).

Similarly, she won the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Action for NCIS: Los Angeles (2009). Likewise, Linda won a Bronze Wrangler Award for Western Documentary for Ishi: The Last Yahi (1992).

Salary, Net Worth

There is no information about her salary. Her net worth is around $12 million.

Linda Hunt
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Body Measurements: Height, Weight

On talking about her body measurements, Linda Hunt has a height of 4 feet 9 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 65Kg. Linda’s hair color is back and her eye color is blue.

Social Media

Linda doesn’t seem to be active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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