Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter (born Janet Cole; November 12, 1922 – September 11, 2002) was an American film, theatre, and television actress.wikipedia
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1951 in film

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She won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, each as Best Supporting Actress, for her performance as Stella Kowalski in the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire.
Best Supporting Actress: Kim Hunter – A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film)

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She won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, each as Best Supporting Actress, for her performance as Stella Kowalski in the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire. In 1947, she was Stella Kowalski on stage in the original Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Recreating that role in the 1951 film version, Hunter won both the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Supporting Actress.
Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, and Karl Malden were all cast in their original Broadway roles.

A Matter of Life and Death (film)

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Hunter's first film role was in the 1943 film noir, The Seventh Victim, and her first starring role was in the 1946 British fantasy film A Matter of Life and Death. Her other major film roles include the love interest of David Niven's character in the film A Matter of Life and Death (1946), and Zira, the sympathetic chimpanzee scientist in the 1968 film Planet of the Apes and two sequels.
The film stars David Niven, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey, Kim Hunter and Marius Goring.

The Seventh Victim

Hunter's first film role was in the 1943 film noir, The Seventh Victim, and her first starring role was in the 1946 British fantasy film A Matter of Life and Death.
The Seventh Victim is a 1943 American horror film noir directed by Mark Robson and starring Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell, Kim Hunter, and Hugh Beaumont.

Planet of the Apes

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She also portrayed the character of chimpanzee Zira in the first three installments of the original film adaptation Planet of the Apes.
Kim Hunter and Roddy McDowall played the sympathetic chimpanzees Zira and Cornelius and Linda Harrison portrayed Taylor's love interest Nova.

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

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In 1947, she was Stella Kowalski on stage in the original Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Recreating that role in the 1951 film version, Hunter won both the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Supporting Actress.

Miami Beach Senior High School

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She attended Miami Beach High School.

Deadline – U.S.A.

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In 1952, Hunter became Humphrey Bogart's leading lady in Deadline USA.
Deadline – U.S.A. is a 1952 film noir crime film starring Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore and Kim Hunter, written and directed by Richard Brooks.

Stella Kowalski

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She won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, each as Best Supporting Actress, for her performance as Stella Kowalski in the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire.
Stella was portrayed by Kim Hunter in the Broadway production as well as the 1951 film adaptation.

Requiem for a Heavyweight

In 1956, with the HUAC's influence subsiding, she co-starred in Rod Serling's Peabody Award-winning teleplay on Playhouse 90, "Requiem for a Heavyweight".
Kim Hunter portrayed Grace Carney, an employment agency worker who tries to help the boxer make a transition to a new career.

The Edge of Night

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Decades later, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on the long-running soap opera The Edge of Night. She also appeared in several radio and TV soap operas, most notably as Hollywood actress Nola Madison in ABC's The Edge of Night, for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1980.
Among the show's guest stars were Willie Aames as Robbie Hamlin, Amanda Blake as Dr. Juliana Stanhower, Dick Cavett as Moe Eberhardt, Nancy Coleman as Elizabeth McGrath #2, Professor Irwin Corey, Selma Diamond, James Douglas as Desmond Aldrich, Alfred Drake as Dwight Endicott, John Fiedler, Berry Guarde, Rita Gam, Eva Gabor, Jack Gilford, Frank Gorshin as Smilie Wilson, Farley Granger, Cynthia Gregory, Micki Grant as Ada Chandler #2, Lisa Howard as Louise Grimsley Capice #1, Kim Hunter as Nola Madison, Leon Janney as Eric Barrington, Rita Jenrette, Larry King, Nancy Marchand, Donald May as Adam Drake, Sam McMurray as Phil, James Mitchell as Captain Lloyd Griffin, Meg Myles as Sid Brennan, Dennis Parker (also known as Wade Nichols) as Chief Derrek Mallory, Minerva Pious as Mrs. Castermore, Anne Revere as Dorothy Stewart #1, Rosemary Rice as Mrs. Nick Bryce, David Prowse as Albert, Hugh Reilly as Simon Jessup, Wallace Shawn, Pat Stanley as Lillian Goodman #2, Shirley Stoler as Frankie, Jane White as Lydia Holliday R.N., Ann Williams as Margo Huntington and Jerry Zaks as Louis van Dine.

Planet of the Apes (1968 film)

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Her other major film roles include the love interest of David Niven's character in the film A Matter of Life and Death (1946), and Zira, the sympathetic chimpanzee scientist in the 1968 film Planet of the Apes and two sequels.
It stars Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, James Daly and Linda Harrison.

The Comedian (Playhouse 90)

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She appeared opposite Mickey Rooney in the 1957 live CBS-TV broadcast of The Comedian, another drama written by Rod Serling and directed by John Frankenheimer.
The Comedian is a 1957 live television drama written by Rod Serling from a novella by Ernest Lehman, directed by John Frankenheimer, and starring Mickey Rooney, Edmond O'Brien, Mel Tormé and Kim Hunter.

Born Innocent (film)

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Hunter starred in the controversial TV movie Born Innocent (1974) playing the mother of Linda Blair's character.
Her mother (Kim Hunter) is just as troubled as Chris is; unfeeling, sitting in her recliner, watching television and smoking cigarettes all day, and in complete denial as to what her husband is doing.

List of Planet of the Apes characters

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She also portrayed the character of chimpanzee Zira in the first three installments of the original film adaptation Planet of the Apes.
Zira was played in the first three Apes movies by actress Kim Hunter.

Breaking Point (1963 TV series)

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In 1963, Hunter appeared as Anita Anson on the ABC medical drama Breaking Point in the episode "Crack in an Image".
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Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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She also appeared in several radio and TV soap operas, most notably as Hollywood actress Nola Madison in ABC's The Edge of Night, for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1980.

Appointment with Adventure

She still appeared in an episode of CBS's anthology series Appointment with Adventure and NBC's Justice, based on case files of the New York Legal Aid Society.
The plethora of guests included several other well-known names and some future stars who were beginning their show business, including Philip Abbott, Edie Adams, Gene Barry, Carl Betz, Neville Brand, Patricia Breslin, Geraldine Brooks, Macdonald Carey, Robert Clary, James Daly ("A Touch of Christmas" on December 25, 1955), Gloria DeHaven ("The Snow People"), Eva Gabor, James Gregory, Pat Hingle, Henry Hull, Kim Hunter, Henry Jones, Louis Jourdan, Don Keefer, Phyllis Kirk, June Lockhart, Jack Lord, Lin McCarthy (four episodes), Peggy McCay, Biff McGuire (episode entitled "Number Seven, Hangman's Row"), Robert Middleton, Elizabeth Montgomery, Paul Newman, Patrick O'Neal, Patti Page (in "Paris Venture"), Betsy Palmer, Neva Patterson, Mala Powers, Charlotte Rae, Erik Rhodes, and Janice Rule.

The Eleventh Hour (1962 TV series)

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In 1962, she appeared in the NBC medical drama The Eleventh Hour in the role of Virginia Hunter in the episode "Of Roses and Nightingales and Other Lovely Things".
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Griff (TV series)

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In 1973, she appeared twice on Lorne Greene's short-lived ABC crime drama Griff, including the episode "The Last Ballad", in which she portrayed Dr. Martha Reed, a physician held by police in the death of a patient.
"The Case of the Baltimore Girls" is a TV-movie compiled from two episodes, "The Last Ballad" (11/10/73) and "All The Lonely People" (10/13/73), and features Kim Hunter, Patricia Crowley, Lawrence Pressman, Dabney Coleman, William Windom, and Herbert Rudley.

Linda Blair

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Hunter starred in the controversial TV movie Born Innocent (1974) playing the mother of Linda Blair's character.
After the Exorcist press tour concluded, Blair starred opposite Kim Hunter in the wildly controversial television film Born Innocent (1974), in which she plays a runaway teenager who is sexually abused.

Justice (1954 TV series)

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She still appeared in an episode of CBS's anthology series Appointment with Adventure and NBC's Justice, based on case files of the New York Legal Aid Society.
Among the many guest stars appearing in the series, some of whom appeared more than once or twice, were Philip Abbott, Edward Andrews, Theodore Bikel, Edward Binns, Jackie Cooper, Bob Cummings, James Daly, Nina Foch, Wallace Ford, Eva Gabor, Ben Gazzara, Bruce Gordon, Lorne Greene, James Gregory, George Grizzard, Murray Hamilton, Eileen Heckart, Pat Hingle, Kim Hunter, June Lockhart, Gisele MacKenzie, Walter Matthau, Biff McGuire, Don Murray, Leslie Nielsen, J. Pat O'Malley, Jason Robards, Robert F. Simon, Maureen Stapleton, Rod Steiger, Jack Warden, and Dick York.

Cannon (TV series)

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In 1971, she appeared in an episode of Cannon. In the same year, she starred in a Columbo episode "Suitable for Framing".
Other guest stars included: Willie Aames, Sharon Acker, Lou Antonio, Anne Baxter, Alan Bergmann, Whitney Blake, Whit Bissell, Lloyd Bochner, Sorrell Booke, Antoinette Bower, Brooke Bundy, Ahna Capri, Cathy Lee Crosby, William Daniels, Burr DeBenning, Severn Darden, Micky Dolenz, Dennis Dugan, Andrew Duggan, Shelley Duvall, Dana Elcar, Jason Evers, Mike Farrell, Joan Fontaine, Bert Freed, Leif Garrett, Paul Michael Glaser, David Soul, Dabbs Greer, Clu Gulager, Peter Haskell, Mark Hamill, Robert Hays, David Hedison, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Kim Hunter, David Janssen, Claudia Jennings, L. Q. Jones, Kate Keenan, Dan Kemp, Tom Kennedy, Sondra Locke, Robert Loggia, Tina Louise, Barbara Luna, George Maharis, Robert Mandan, Nora Marlowe, Ralph Meeker, Vera Miles, Donna Mills, Leslie Nielsen, Nick Nolte, Sheree North, Lee Paul, Steve Pendleton, John M. Pickard, Stefanie Powers, Judson Pratt, Denver Pyle, Eldon Quick, Dack Rambo, Wayne Rogers, John Rubinstein, Roy Scheider, Tom Skerritt, Peter Strauss, Vic Tayback, Malachi Throne, Ronne Troup, Joan Van Ark, Vincent Van Patten, John Vernon, Jessica Walter, Jess Walton, Cindy Williams, William Windom, Dana Wynter, and Anthony Zerbe.

Backstairs at the White House

In 1979, she appeared as First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson in the serial drama Backstairs at the White House.
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Hollywood blacklist

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Hunter was blacklisted from film and television in the 1950s, amid suspicions of communism in Hollywood, during the era of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC).
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