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 Born on September 22, 1961.


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 Hunt married investment banker John Murphy in 1988. … Read More
1990 28 Years Old In 1990, Hunt played a role on the NBC show Grand, a comedy that lasted a season and a half. … Read More


1992 30 Years Old In 1992, she turned down a higher-paying role on Designing Women to co-star in Davis Rules with Jonathan Winters, Randy Quaid, and Audrey Meadows.
1993 31 Years Old In 1993, Hunt teamed with good friend David Letterman to produce The Building, a short-lived sitcom that was modeled after early-1950s television shows. … Read More
1995 33 Years Old Hunt and Letterman re-teamed in 1995 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
2000 38 Years Old Hunt co-wrote, directed, and co-starred in the 2000 film Return to Me, a romantic comedy starring David Duchovny and Minnie Driver. … Read More


2002 40 Years Old In 2002, Hunt returned to television with Life with Bonnie, a show known for clean and offbeat humor.
2004 42 Years Old Her role on that show earned her a 2004 Emmy nomination, her first. Despite fair ratings, the show 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 played a divorced detective. This pilot, Let Go (also known as Crimes and Dating), was not picked up for the fall 2006 schedule.
2005 43 Years Old Also, she played the biological mother, Grace Bellamy, of Mark Austin (played by Kip Pardue) in Loggerheads, a 2005 independent film written and directed by Tim Kirkman. … Read More
2007 45 Years Old In 2007 Bonnie 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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