Linda hunt Biography, Age,Family, Movies and TV Shows, Awards, Husband, Incredibles and Net worth

Linda Hunt Biography

Linda Hunt was born on April 2, 1945,she is an American film, stage, and television actress. After making her film debut playing Mrs. Oxheart in Popeye (1980), her breakthrough came playing the male character Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), for which Hunt won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, becoming the first person to win an Oscar portraying a character of the opposite sex.

Hunt has had great success in films such as The Bostonians in 1984, Dune in 1984, Silverado in 1985, Eleni in 1985, Waiting for the Moon in 1987, She-Devil in 1989, Kindergarten Cop in 1990, If Looks Could Kill in 1991, Rain Without Thunder in 1992, Twenty Bucks in 1993, Younger and Younger in 1993, Prêt-à-Porter in 1994, Pocahontas in 1995, The Relic in 1997, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World in 1998, Dragonfly in 2002, Yours Mine and Ours in 2005 and Stranger than Fiction in 2006.

She also had a successful television career. Hunt played Rose in the television movie Basements in 1987 and narrated in the television movie The New Chimpanzees. Hunt guest-starred on Hallmark Hall of Fame in both year 1978 and 1987, Space Rangers in 1993, Carnivale in both 2003 and 2005, Without a Trace in 2008, The Unit in 2008, and Nip Tuck in 2009. From year 1997 to 2002, she played the recurring role of Judge Zoey Hiller on The Practice. She is currently portraying Henrietta “Hetty” Lange on the CBS television series NCIS: Los Angeles, a role she has held since the 2009 debut, for which she has received two Teen Choice Awards. Hunt is also the narrator in the God of War video game franchise.

Linda Hunt Age|How Old Is Linda Hunt

Lydia Hunt was born on April 2, 1945 in Morristown, New Jersey. She is 73 years old as of year 2018.

Linda Hunt Family

She was born on April 2, 1945 in Morristown, New Jersey.She is the daugther to Her father, Raymond Davy Hunt who died in 1985, who was vice president of Harper Fuel Oil and her mother, Elsie Doying Hunt who also died in1994, who was a piano teacher who taught at the Westport School of Music, and performed with the Saugatuck Congregational Church Choir in Westport, Connecticut, where Hunt was raised. Hunt has one sibling, an older sister named Marcia  who was born in  1940.

Linda Hunt Movies And Tv Shows|Filmography|Roles




Mrs. Holly Oxheart
The Year of Living Dangerously
Billy Kwan
Shadout Mapes
Waiting for the Moon
Alice B. Toklas
Kindergarten Cop
Miss Ingrid Schlowski
If Looks Could Kill
Ilsa Grunt
Rain Without Thunder
Atwood Society Director
Younger and Younger
Regina Krumm
Grandmother Willow
The Relic
Dr. Ann Cuthbert
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
Grandmother Willow
Sister Madeline
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the ‘Final Solution’
Stranger Than Fiction
Dr. Jill Mittag-Leffler
The Singing Revolution
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Lady Proxima

Television credits




1978 Fame Mona
1987 Basements Rose Hudd
Mrs. Felicia Sanders

The Room Upstairs

TV movie
1993 Space Rangers Commander Chenault
1997–2002 The Practice Judge Zoey Hiller
1998–2006 The American Experience Narrator
2003–2005 Carnivàle Management—voice
2006 Nature Narrator
2007 The Unit Dr. Eudora Hobbs
2008 Without a Trace Dr. Claire Bryson
2009–present NCIS: Los Angeles Henrietta “Hetty” Lange
2011, 2012 Teen Choice Awards Herself
2014 Scorpion Henrietta “Hetty” Lange





1972 Hamlet Player
1975 Ah, Wilderness! Norah
1983 Little Victories N/A
1984 End of the World Audrey Wood
1985 Aunt Dan and Lemon Aunt Dan

Linda Hunt Awards

  • Australian Film Institute Jury Prize
  • Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Action
  • AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress

Linda Hunt Retiring

Linda’s statement which said that as they get older as actress, there are phases of life that they enter into, and being an actress just is n’t fun anymore people thought that she wanted to exit from being an actress but this was just a thought since she is still an actress.

Linda Hunt Death

Linda is alive not dead since she is still healthy and energetic.

Linda Hunt Net Worth

Hunt as a net worth of $6 million dollars.

Husband|Linda Hunt Karen Kline|Spouse| Partner| Married| Husband|Children

Since 1978 Hunt has been in a relationship with psychotherapist Karen Kline. They were married in 2008. They currently live in a historic neighborhood in Hollywood, California with their pet dogs, in an early 20th century American Craftsman style home.

Linda Hunt Incredibles

In the Incredible people mistake Edna being Linda Hunt. Someone said that in the movie Hunt looks exactly like Edna, same head/face shape, same nose, lips, same hair, same height, same shape and color of glasses.

Linda Hunt Billy Kwan|The Year Of Living Dangerously

Linda stars as the male dwarf Billy Kwan, in The year of Living Dangerously a romantic drama film directed by Peter Weir and co-written by Weir and David Williamson adapted from Christopher Koch’s 1978 novel The Year of Living Dangerously.  This role made Hunt won the 1983 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Is Linda Hunt Sick

Hunt was hospitalized after she was involved in a minor traffic accident on Monday 1st 2018. But later she reported that she was recovering and she didnt suffer serious injuries. She thanked all well wishers and promised to be back and start production on NCIS: Los Angeles next summer.

According to the reports Hunt was making a left turn when the black BMW SUV she was driving collided with two cars. People who witnessed the accident said that Hunt struck a sedan and then collided with Honda SUV TMZ. She was visibly shaken and she was escorted to a lawn chair on the sidewalk.

Pictures Of Linda Hunt| Images| Photos

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Linda Hunt Academy Award

Hunt role as the male Chinese-Australian photographer Billy Kwan, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1983 becoming the first person to win an Oscar for Playing a character of the opposite sex.

Linda Hunt Ncis Los Angeles Leaving

Linda Hunt’s character as Hetty Lange in NCIS: Los Angeles is not leaving. The reason why she was only a voice participant in the season 10 premiere its because she had a car accident during summer.

Linda Hunt Silverado

Hunt is the supporting cast feature of Silverado a 1985 American western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan, written by Kasdan and his brother Mark. It stars Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Danny Glover and Kevin Costner. The supporting cast features Brian Dennehy, Rosanna Arquette, John Cleese and Jeff Goldblum.

Linda Hunt Disease|Health|Syndrome|Turner

Linda has Turner’s Syndrome. Her condition has caused her to only grow to be four feet and nine inches tall. Despite living with Turner’s Syndrome, she has grown to be a well-known celebrity. Hunt did not let her condition inhibit her career as an actress. She is known to be an inspiration for women with Turner’s Syndrome that aspire to achieve their goals in life.

As teenager, she was diagnosed as having hypopituitary dwarfism.

Linda Hunt Ethnicity

Linda was is an American who was born in Morristown, New jersey. Together with her husband they live in an early 20th century American Craftsman style home.

Linda Hunt Height And Weight

A person of short stature, Hunt stands at just 1.45 meters, or 4 feet 9 inches tall.

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