Bonnie Hunt

Stand-up Comedienne
Born Sep 22, 1961

Bonnie Lynne Hunt is an American actress, comedian, writer, director, television producer, and daytime television host.

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1961 Birth Hunt was born Bonnie Lynne Hunt on September 22, 1961, in Chicago, to Robert Edward Hunt, an electrician, and Alice E. Hunt (née Jatczak), a homemaker. … Read More


1982 - 1984 2 More Events
1986 24 Years Old Hunt also performed as a member of Chicago's world-famous the Second City, joining in 1986.
1988 26 Years Old In 1988, Hunt married investment banker John Murphy.
1990 28 Years Old In 1990, Hunt portrayed Carol Anne Smithson in Grand. … Read More


1992 30 Years Old In 1992, she was offered the part of B. J. Poteet, a replacement for Julia Duffy, on Designing Women. … Read More
1993 31 Years Old In 1993, Hunt teamed with good friend David Letterman to produce The Building. … Read More
1995 33 Years Old In 1995, Hunt and Letterman reteamed with The Bonnie Hunt Show (later retitled Bonnie), which featured many of the same cast members as The Building and the same loose style. … Read More


2002 40 Years Old In 2002, Hunt returned to television with Life with Bonnie.
2004 42 Years Old Her role on the series earned her a 2004 Emmy nomination (which was her first). Despite fair ratings, the series was canceled in its second season. Hunt announced on Live with Regis and Kelly that ABC had offered her another sitcom, in which she would have portrayed a divorced detective. This pilot titled Let Go (also known as Crimes and Dating) was not picked up for the fall 2006 schedule. … Read More
2006 44 Years Old However, during her appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman on June 6, 2006, she mentioned that she was single again, implying that Murphy and she had divorced. … Read More
2007 45 Years Old In 2007, Hunt taped a pilot episode for Telepictures. … Read More
2008 46 Years Old The Bonnie Hunt Show premiered on Monday, September 8, 2008. … Read More
2010 48 Years Old In 2010, Hunt was nominated for "Outstanding Talk Show Host" at the Daytime Emmy Awards. … Read More
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