Kim Hunter

Born Nov 12, 1922
Hometown Detroit, Michigan
Died Sep 11, 2002
Death Place New York City, Ne...
Other Names Cole, Janet

Kim Hunter was an American film, theatre, and television actress. 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. Decades later she received a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on the long running soap The Edge of Night.… Read More

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1922 Birth Born on November 12, 1922.


1943 20 Years Old Hunter's first film role was in the 1943 film noir, The Seventh Victim.
1947 24 Years Old In 1947, she performed in the original Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire, playing the role of Stella Kowalski. … Read More
1948 25 Years Old In the interim, however, back in 1948, she had already joined with 'Streetcar' co-stars Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, and 47 others, to become one of the very first members accepted by the newly created Actors Studio.
1952 29 Years Old In 1952, fresh on the heels of her Supporting Actress Oscar, Hunter would become Humphrey Bogart's leading lady in Deadline USA. … Read More


1956 33 Years Old In 1956, with McCarthyism subsiding, she co-starred in Rod Serling's Peabody Award winning teleplay on Playhouse 90, Requiem for a Heavyweight. … Read More
1957 34 Years Old 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.
1959 36 Years Old In 1959 she appeared in Rawhide season 1/16 episode Incident of the Misplaced Indians as Amelia Spaulding.
1962 39 Years Old 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".


1963 40 Years Old In 1963, Hunter appeared as Anita Anson on the ABC medical drama Breaking Point in the episode "Crack in an Image".
1965 42 Years Old In 1965, she appeared twice as Emily Field in the NBC TV medical series Dr. Kildare.
1967 44 Years Old In 1967, she appeared in the pilot episode of Mannix.
1968 45 Years Old 1 More Event
On Feb. 4th 1968, she appeared as Ada Halle in the NBC TV western series Bonanza in the episode "The Price of Salt".
1971 48 Years Old In 1971 she appeared in an episode of Cannon. … Read More


1973 50 Years Old 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, an abortionist held by police in the death of a patient.
1974 51 Years Old In 1974, she appeared on Raymond Burr's Ironside.
1977 54 Years Old In 1977, she appeared on the NBC western series The Oregon Trail starring Rod Taylor, in the episode "The Waterhole", which also featured Lonny Chapman. … Read More


2002 80 Years Old Hunter died of a heart attack in New York City in 2002, nearly two months shy of her 80th birthday.
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