July 30, 1974
47 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm tall
34-24-35 in | 87-61-89 cm
55 kg | 121 pounds
9 US | 40 EU
Hilary Ann Swank was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, on July 30, 1974, is an American actress.
Young Hilary Swank first started performing in school productions and in local theater.
She landed her stage debut in a play "The Jungle Book", in role as Mowgli, at the age of nine.
She made her television debut in CBS sitcom Evening Shade (1991) in role as Aimee Thompson.
She got her big screen debut in comedy horror film Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) in role as Kimberly Hannah.
Her breakthrough performance came as Julie Pierce in martial arts movie The Next Karate Kid (1994).
She won two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her roles in movies:
Boys Don't Cry (1999) drama crime in role as Brandon Teena
Million Dollar Baby (2004) sports drama in role as Maggie Fitzgerald
She was nominated for the Empire award for Best Actress for her role as Det. Ellie Burr in psychological thriller film Insomnia (2002).
P.S. I Love You (2007) romance drama with Gerard Butler and Jeffrey Dean Morgan
11:14 (2003) thriller comedy drama opposite Patrick Swayze and Ben Foster
Freedom Writers (2007) drama opposite Patrick Dempsey
Conviction (2010) legal drama opposite Sam Rockwell and Minnie Driver
The Black Dahlia (2006) neo-noir crime thriller with Scarlett Johansson and Josh Hartnett
The Homesman (2014) historical period drama with Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep
Amelia (2009) drama romance with Richard Gere and Ewan McGregor
Iron Jawed Angels (2004) historical drama with Anjelica Huston
The Affair of the Necklace (2001) historical drama with Christopher Walken and Adrien Brody
Logan Lucky (2017) heist comedy opposite Daniel Craig and Channing Tatum
55 Steps (2017) drama opposite Helena Bonham Carter
What They Had (2018) drama opposite Michael Shannon and Taissa Farmiga
I Am Mother (2019) sci-fi thriller in role as Woman, opposite Rose Byrne, Maddie Lenton and Luke Hawker
Fatale (2020) thriller in role as Detective Valerie Quinlan, opposite Michael Ealy, Mike Colter and Damaris Lewis
The Hunt (2020) horror thriller in role as Athena, with Betty Gilpin and Ike Barinholtz
Growing Pains (1991-1992) ABC sitcom in role as Sasha Serotsky
Camp Wilder (1992-1993) ABC sitcom in role as Danielle
Leaving L.A. (1997) drama television series in role as Tiffany Roebuck
She played Carly Reynolds in teen drama television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1997-1998).
Trust (2018) anthology drama television series in role as Gail Getty
Away (2020) Netflix science fiction drama series in role as Emma Green
Attended South Pasadena High School and Santa Monica College.
Has a brother, Daniel.
She was discovered by producer Suzy Sachs.
Competed in Junior Olympics and Washington State championships in swimming.
She is first woman to win an Oscar in a role as a boxer.
She is a vegetarian.
She is left-handed.
Best friends with actress Mariska Hargitay.
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in 2007.
Has two dogs.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
She was married to Chad Lowe (1997-2006).
Has been engaged to Ruben Torres (2016).
She dated Laurent Fleury (2012-2015) and John Campisi (2006-2012).
She married entrepreneur Philip Schneider in 2018.