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  Hilary Swank - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974 in Lincoln, Nebraska and raised in Bellingham, Washington) is a two-time Oscar-winning United States actor.
Swank also had a regular role on Beverly Hills 90210 during the show's eighth season, but was fired in the middle of the season, three weeks before landing the role in Boys Don't Cry.
Hilary and her husband Chad Lowe, are members at the AGAPE Spiritual Center in Culver City, California along with fellow stars, Dennis Quaid, Liam Stone, and Meg Ryan.
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 Hilary Swank Biography
Swank herself would often refer to herself as a mid-Western girl, and state that one of her grandfathers was born and raised in Iowa, just two hours drive from Falls City, Nebraska, the small town where Teena Brandon disastrously went to start a new life.
Swank had found the experience revelatory and, by the age of 9 was starring as Mowgli in a production of The Jungle Book (not the last time she would successfully pose as a boy).
Hilary shows up as the daughter of the mill's new manager and is immediately hit upon by the town Lothario, as well as becoming the love object of young Eddie Mills, a slacker-type who spends much of his time in the woods.
www.tiscali.co.uk /entertainment/film/biographies/hilary_swank_biog.html   (3935 words)

 Cranky Critic® Movie Star interviews: Hilary Swank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hilary Swank: A lot of people have said to me "Why did you wait so long to play such a good part?" and it is such an interesting question because its not like we get to choose necessarily.
Hilary Swank: I can't be naïve and say that I know exactly what it feels like because obviously even though I was changing my outward appearance to look like a boy I still had the same thoughts and feelings as Hilary.
Hilary Swank: Absolutely, I mean there was something that was happening in my transformation in my going out on the street as a boy.
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 AskMen.com - Hilary Swank
At the age of 30, Hilary Swank is one of the most respected actresses working in Hollywood today.
Hilary Ann Swank was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 30, 1974.
Swank swam in the Junior Olympics and state championships, and ranked fifth in her state for gymnastics.
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 HILARY SWANK FAN . COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Oscar winning actress Hilary Swank is reportedly back together with her husband, Chad Lowe, after a brief separation.
Hilary and Chad met in Los Angeles at a Hollywood Athletic Club party and he asked to her dinner.
Hilary Swank and her husband, Chad Lowe, recently announced their separation, but the Oscar-winning actress says they hope to rescue their eight-year marriage.
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 Interview: Hilary Swank: in the ring with the movies' fighting spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There was also a hilarious side trip, in the freezing cold and biting wind, to B and E Quality Beverages, a nearby beer distributor on 23rd Street.
Swank Was right at home behind the counter, climbing up and down ladders in her Versace red-carpet number and driving the forklift like a pro.
Hilary, again, there it is--this uncanny understanding of what it is to be this woman with nothing but a dream.
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 Biography for Hilary Swank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hilary was discovered as a child by producer Suzy Sachs, who coached her in acting.
Mother Judy Swank moved with her to LA area at age 16, where, impoverished for a while, they lived out of their car.
Hilary's 20th birthday party was a 1974 themed party and was held in Hollywood at The Crush Bar.
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 Hilary Swank
Born in Bellingham, Washington State, Hilary Swank was bitten by the acting bug at an early age.
It wasn't long after Swank arrived in L.A. before fate intervened and she landed her first professionally paid acting job, two lines on the TV series Harry And The Hendersons (1991).
Swank lives with her husband, actor Chad Lowe, in Los Angeles.
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 Hilary Swank's Staph Scare - CBS News
In Swank's case, Wilkin says, "I think whether or not she popped it, the staph was infecting the blister, and it seemed to spread to the surrounding skin, and possibly, through the blood."
In Swank's case, she says she saw the infection was sort of creeping up her leg, Syler notes.
Hilary Swank tells 60 Minutes' Mike Wallace how training for "Million Dollar Baby" gave her a life-threatening condition that she even kept from the movie's director, Clint Eastwood.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/01/27/earlyshow/leisure/celebspot/main669705.shtml   (1130 words)

 AskMen.com - Hilary Swank pictures
Audiences familiar with Swank for her stint on Beverly Hills, 90210 were astounded by her dramatic turn as the doomed cross-dresser.
Swank has a wonderful, engaging smile that is in full evidence at every awards show she attends.
An appearance at a major awards show can make or break a reputation and while Swank did score points for attempting to diverge from her masculine role, she was the target of harsh criticism for her apparent likeness to a clothes hanger.
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 Hilary Swank Interview Exclusive - HILARY MAGAZINE
Hilary won the lead role of Brandon Teena after three hundred other actresses had been considered and rejected over the course of three years.
Hilary Swank: "For sure, especially when I went off to do Boys Don't Cry; I told everyone that I'm not going to call anyone and I'm just totally unreachable for this amount of time because you just have to totally immerse.
Hilary Swank: "I think that we always need to be questioning what it is we want to be doing with our lives and making our priorities very clear.
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 BeatBoxBetty Interviews Hilary Swank
But when Hilary Swank landed the role of Brandon Teena in the gripping but true-life story Boys Don’t Cry, it was a bittersweet victory.
Hilary: When I was offered the film after I auditioned it was very important for me to be able to pass as a boy on the streets, so I lived my life for four weeks strapping and packing which meant strapping down my breasts and packing a sock in my pants.
Hilary: I thought in L.A. not that many people would gawk at me and they‘d be more accepting, but to be quite honest with you, I found myself feeling hopeless at times and very lonely and sad.
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 Hilary Swank's Cat Tripped Off The Alarm - Softpedia
Hilary Swank's cat tripped off the alarm on Sunday at her New York City home, while the actress was out at the grocery store, with her husband Chad Lowe.
Hilary Ann Swank, born July 30, 1974 in Nebraska, moved to Washington at a young age.
Swank also had a regular role on Beverly Hills 90210 during the show' s eighth season, but was fired in the middle of the season, three weeks before landing the role in Boys Don't Cry.
news.softpedia.com /news/Hilary-Swank-s-Cat-Tripped-Off-The-Alarm-5602.shtml   (381 words)

 Hilary Swank on Digital Hit's Celebrity Row. Biography, news and information
Hilary was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 30, 1974.
Swank next appeared in a film that inpires the question "Was the world asking for another sequel?": The Next Karate Kid.
Swank continued to appear in TV movies and small flicks, but then she landed the role that put her on most people's radar: Carly Reynolds in the long-running youth angst show Beverly Hills, 90210.
www.digitalhit.com /cr/hilaryswank   (486 words)

 Premiere Magazine: Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank is in repose on a powder-blue settee.
It would be natural to assume Swank’s fl eye was the result of a hard punch, earned during filming of Million Dollar Baby, in which she plays a professional boxer.
Swank says her experience in the ring reminded her somewhat of her acting career.
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 Hilary Swank
Predictably, Swank's workload increased significantly after her Oscar win in 2001, and the actress found herself starring in several lesser known but nonetheless challenging roles, including Sam Raimi's psychological thriller The Gift (2001), as well as The Affair of the Necklace with then future Oscar winner Adrien Brody.
Swank also co-narrated the Barbara Streisand-produced documentary Reel Models: The First Women of Film, and would take on gender equality issues once again in HBO's Iron Jawed Angels(2003), which featured Swank, Angelica Houston, and Frances O'Connor as leaders in the women's suffrage movement.
However, Swank did take a break from brooding period pieces and serious explorations of sexuality for one unapologetic big-budget summer blockbuster -- Jon Amiel's The Core (2003), in which Swank co-starred as one of several individuals chosen to journey to the Earth's core in hopes of jump-starting the collapsing electromagentic forces.
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 USATODAY.com - Hilary Swank fined for fruit import   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Swank was issued notice of a fine for breaching New Zealand's strict quarantine laws when she failed to declare an apple and an orange when she arrived at Auckland International Airport Jan. 15 on a flight from Los Angeles.
On Wednesday, the Manukau District Court advised the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry that Swank's appeal had been rejected and that she had been fined $142 plus costs of $21.
Swank had written to the ministry seeking a court hearing to have her fine expunged.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2005-03-30-swank-fine_x.htm?csp=34   (263 words)

 SPLICEDwire | Hilary Swank interview for "The Affair of the Necklace" (2001)
To bring the story to life, Swank herself conspired with director Charles Shyer ("Baby Boom" and the "Father of the Bride" remakes), who was more than happy to provide the actress with this unabashedly effeminate role, to which she brings passion, beauty and conviction.
She warmly fields questions about the film although she seems a little weary of this press tour, which is unlikely to be taxing the intelligence that's very evident in her deep, dark brown eyes.
But if there's one question Swank seems enthusiastic to answer for the thousandth time, it's the one about how it feels to play someone exquisite and feminine after becoming famous for wanting to be a cowboy.
www.splicedonline.com /01features/hswank.html   (911 words)

 Hilary Swank: Oscar Gold - CBS News
Like her character, Maggie Fitzgerald, Swank grew up in a trailer park in Bellingham, Wash. Much of her childhood time was split between performing in school plays and competitive swimming.
She thought Swank's acting talents were so exceptional that Hollywood was where her daughter needed to be.
Within months, Swank started to land parts, but most of her work was typical teenage fare.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/03/02/60II/main677647.shtml   (1411 words)

 Hilary Swank Nude HotSpot
Hilary Swank was a known TV actor who crossed over to win an Oscar (not unprecedented, but rare).
She was described as a "wispy girly-girl" on network television, but was a believable jungle boy on stage, and karate kid and girl-disguised-as-boy in the movies.
Swank was born in Washington State, or perhaps Nebraska.
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 Oscar fashion
Hilary Swank wears a backless dress from Guy Laroche to the 77th annual Academy Awards ceremony.
The Oscar fashion lineup was full of stars from Hilary Swank to Scarlett Johansson smiling over their shoulders as they spun around to show off gowns that dared to dip oh-so-low.
From the front, Swank's midnight blue Guy Laroche gown covered every inch of skin, but when she turned around, the "ah" factor kicked in.
www.azcentral.com /style/articles/022705oscarfashion.html   (980 words)

 Hilary Swank Bio
Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974 in Lincoln, Nebraska) is an American actress of Spanish and Native American descent.
She is best known for her performances as troubled trans man Brandon Teena in the movie Boys Don't Cry and as a waitress-turned-boxer in Million Dollar Baby; both roles earned her Academy Awards for Best Actress.
Her film career in Hollywood began with a small part in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and then a major part in The Next Karate Kid (1994), where she played the title character, the first female protégée of the (by then) legendary professor played by Pat Morita.
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 º º Hilary Swank : Movies Point
But we are naming the awards that actress Hilary Swank has bagged for her exceptional performance in the movie "Boys Don't Cry" in 1999.
It was in her school that s came on the stage for the first time; it was in the role of "Mowgli" in "The Jungle Book." Taking this hobby of childhood as a career, Hilary started off with television and then moved on to the big screen.
Hilary gave her big screen debut with Kristy Swanson's Valley Girl pal in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" in the year 1992.
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 Hilary Swank's Marriage 'In Trouble' :: Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
HOLLYWOOD - Oscar-winner Hilary Swank is fighting to save her marriage to actor Chad Lowe--who is allegedly struggling to cope with her phenomenal success.
Swank, 30, picked up her second Best Actress Academy Award Sunday night for her role as a boxer in the Clint Eastwood-directed drama.
Hilary Swank Slams Reports Her Marriage is in Trouble
www.hollywood.com /news/detail/article/2435484   (208 words)

 Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank fights her way back to the top.
The Arts: Oscar gender bender Hilary Swank, the Best Actress award- winner, takes a walk on the wild side as a man in her new film.
Boy on the Side: In Boys Don't Cry, a controversial indie based on a true-life tale, Hilary Swank stars as a woman raped and murdered after passing as a man. Critics are raving.
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 Hilary Swank │ Pictures │ News │ Films   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hilary Swank won her second Oscar at the 77th Academy Awards for her portrayal of a female boxer in the Clint Eastwood movie, Million Dollar Baby.
Swank previously won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the 1999 film, Boy's Don't Cry, for which she only made $75 per day for her work, or about $3000.
Hilary Swank will star in the real-life murder mystery Black Dahlia in 2006, with Scarlett Johansson.
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 Hilary Swank pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.
Hilary Swank pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.
When she was nine years old she starred in her first play as "Mowgli" in "The Jungle Book." She began to appear regularly in local theater and school plays.
She appeared in _Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1992)_ but Next Karate Kid, The (1994) where she got the part competing against hundreds of other actresses was her breakout role.
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