Bonnie Lynn Hunt (born in Chicago, Illinois, United States; 22 September 1961) is an American producer, comedian, film and television actress. Is best known for starring in films Beethoven Beethoven’s 2nd, Jumanji, Jerry Maguire, The Green Mile and more cheaper by the dozen, and the television series Life with Bonnie. Hunt also lent her voice to several animated films and had her own talk show.
Early years and family
Born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Alice, ama de casa in Polish and Bob Hunt, Irish electrician (producer Bonnie, “Bob and Alice” was named after them). He grew up in a large Catholic; family It has three older brothers, Patrick, Kevin, and Tom, and two older sisters, Cathy and Carol, and a younger sister, Mary. Hunt was educated in Catholic schools and studied at the College St. Ferdinand and “Notre Dame High School for Girls” in Chicago.
In 1984, his 23 years of age, he founded a group improvised alongside Holly Wortell, Andy Miller and John Gripentrog comedy. Four years later took a stake in Rain Man (1988), starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. Then received an offer to join the Saturday Night Live program, but was not accepted.
In 1992, he starred in Beethoven alongside Charles Grodin and Stanley Tucci. Next year it would be the second part, Beethoven 2. In 1993, he joined with his friend David Letterman to produce The Building, a comedy based on formats of shows in the 1950s] In 1995, Hunt and Letterman met to make The Bonnie Hunt Show (then called the Bonnie) had the same style as the sitcom that occurred years ago.
In 1995, Hunt formed part of the fantastic film Jumanji, film based on the novel of the same name and directed by Joe Johnston. There shared stage with Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst and Bebe Neuwirth. The film was a great success of critics and public, since it grossed more than $260.000.000 $ worldwide. For his performance in this film, Hunt won Saturn Award for best supporting actress.
In 1999 she played “Jan corrections”, the wife of Tom Hanks, character in the film The Green Mile. The film, film adaptation of the novel by Stephen King the corridor of death, had a great acceptance by the critics and the public. The players were nominated for SAG award as best supporting film. In addition, The Green Mile was nominated for Academy Award in five categories included for best foreign film. Hunt debuted as a Director with the romantic comedy Return to me, 2000, which deals with the loving relationship that arises between a woman received a heart transplants and the husband of his donor. partners and actors who worked alongside her in this project were: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Eddie Jones, Robert Loggia.
Life with Bonnie
Hunt returned to television in 2002 with a new sitcom entitled ABC channel Life with Bonnie (2002-2004). Bonnie Malloy there represented the role of the television presenter. In this series shared stage with Mark Derwin, Charlie Stewart, Marianne Muellerleile, David Alan Grier, Anthony Russell, Holly Wortell, Chris Barnes and Frankie Ryan Manriquez.
The program became very popular in his first season in part thanks to the humorous wit hunt. For his performance earned nominations for the Golden Globe award in the category of ‘ best actress in a musical or comedy – series ‘, also an Emmy awards ceremony as «best actress – comedy series». However, season he suffered a large decline in hearings, reason why the series was removed from the schedule in 2004.
Since the end of the 1990s, Hunt lent her voice to several animated films distributed by Disney and Pixar Studios. Thus put voice the characters of the spider Rosie bug’s life, an adventure in miniature (1998) and the Sta.Flint at Monsters, Inc. (2001). His career as a voice actress improved when made Sally careers in Cars (2006) voices and a doll named Dolly in the third installment of the saga Toy Story, titled Toy Story 3 (2010).
In September 2008, Hunt presented a new morning show interviews, The Bonnie Hunt show format. The program was nominated for three Daytime Emmy Awards in his first season, but did not win any of the categories. The Bonnie Hunt Show has a format similar to The Ellen DeGeneres Show programs and The Rosie O’Donnell Show because it performs a monologue comic at the beginning of the broadcast and moreover often interact with their interviewees and the public who comes to see her live.
Hunt married investor and banker John Murphy in 1988. However, June 6, 2006 the programme The Late Show with David Letterman, mentioned that it was again unmarried.
It has a close friendship with David Duchovny, whom he met on the set of the film Beethoven in 1991-1992.
Year Film Paper Notes
1988 Rain Man Sally Dibbs
1992 Beethoven Alice Newton
1993 Dave Tourist guide of the White House
2 Beethoven: The family grows Alice Newton
1994 Only you Kate Corvatch
1995 Now and Then DeWitt
Jumanji Sarah Whittle/Madam Serena Won the Saturn Award for best supporting actress
1996 Getting Away with Murder DRA. Gail Holland
Jerry Maguire Laurel Boyd
1998 Bugs Rosie Animation voice
Kissing to Fool Linda Streicher
1999 Random Hearts Wendy Judd
The Green Mile Jan corrections Nominated for SAG award
2000 Return to me Megan Dayton Also writer and Director
2001 Monsters, Inc. Mrs. Flint Animation voice
2002 Stolen Summer Margaret O’Malley
2003 Twelve home Kate Baker
2005 Twelve out of House (twelve in house 2) Kate Baker
2006 From Hair To Eternity Martha Bakerson
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With Stella Lewis
Cars Sally Carrera Animation voice
2010 Toy Story 3 Dolly Animation voice
2011 Cars 2 Sally Carrera Animation voice
Year Series Paper Notes
1986 American Playhouse Dancer Uncredited appearance
1990 Grand Carol Anne Smithson
1991-1992 Davis Rules Gwen Davis
1993 The Building Bonnie Kennedy
1995-1996 The Bonnie Hunt Show Bonnie Kelly
1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the underground Fern McDermott Participated in the segment entitled “Fern’s Heart of Darkness”
2002-2004 Life with Bonnie Bonnie Molloy Nominated Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award as best actress comedy
2006 Let Go Kate Holloway
2008-2010 The Bonnie Hunt Show She herself
2009 Remember Me Murdered in first scene