Filmography Hilary Swank

Hilary Ann Swank is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress. Her Hollywood film career began with a small part in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and then a major part in The Next Karate Kid (1994). She has become known for her two Academy Award-winning performances: first as Brandon Teena, a transgender man in the movie Boys Don't Cry, and a struggling waitress-turned-boxer, Maggie Fitzgerald, in Million Dollar Baby. 
Swank was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, the daughter of Judy Clough, a secretary and dancer, and Stephen Swank, who was an officer in the Air National Guard and later a traveling salesman. She has a brother, Dan.  
Hilary swank's first major role was in the film The Next Karate Kid in 1994, the fourth and final movie in The Karate Kid series. In September 1997, Swank was cast as single mother Carly Reynolds on Beverly Hills, 90210. She was initially promised it would be a two-year role, but saw her character written out after 16 episodes in January 1998.  
She received much appraisal in het next role as Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry. Swank's work ultimately won her the Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Actress. She subsequently won the Best Actress Oscar and Golden Globe again for playing a boxer in Clint Eastwood's 2004 Oscar-winning film Million Dollar Baby. 
In early 2006, Swank signed a three-year contract as spokesperson for Guerlain (a women's fragrance). In 2007, Swank starred in and executive produced Freedom Writers, a drama about a real-life teacher who inspired a California high school class.  
Swank starred in The Reaping, a horror film released on April 5, 2007, in which she plays a debunker of religious phenomena. Swank convinced the producers to move the film's setting from New England to the Deep South, and the movie was being filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when Hurricane Katrina struck. Swank also appeared in the romantic comedy PS, I Love You alongside Gerard Butler, an actor for whom she has much praise 
Swank received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, January 8, 2007. 
Swank married actor Chad Lowe on September 28, 1997. In January 2006, the couple separated. In subsequent interviews.

Filmography Hilary Swank

The Homesman - Drama
June 2014

The Homesman

Drama Directed by: Tommy Lee JonesWith: Tommy Lee Jones, Meryl Streep, Hilary SwankWhen three women are driven insane on the edges of the American frontier, the task of delivering them back east falls to a pious spinster named Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). The daunting challenge of driving a wagon loaded with madwomen four hundred miles compels her to employ a partner?a drifting... Read more...
The Reaping - Horror
April 2007

The Reaping

Horror Directed by: Stephen HopkinsWith: Hilary Swank, David Morrissey, Idris Elba,...In The Reaping, Hilary Swank plays a former Christian missionary who lost her faith after her family was tragically killed, and has since become a world renowned expert in disproving religious phenomena. But when she investigates a small Louisiana town that is suffering from what appear to be the... Read more...

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