Holly Hunter is an Academy Award-winning American actress. Hunter’s first starring role in films came in 1987’s “Raising Arizona”. That year, she also starred in “Broadcast News”, for which she earned an Oscar nomination for the Best Actress. In 1993, she won the Best Actress Oscar for “The Piano” and showcased her skill with the piano by playing all the elaborate pieces on the score herself. That year, Hunter was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress for “The Firm”. In 2004, she earned another Best Supporting Actress nomination for “thirteen”. Hunter has also appeared in several television films and has earned two Emmys.