Hilary Swank( Actress)
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Hilary Swank (30.07.1974 years [Bellingham, Wash.])
Hilary Swank is called "young talent in Hollywood". In her acting skills no doubt, if only because her talent is honored with prestigious prize "Oscar".
Hilary Swank was born on July 30, 1974 in Bellingham, Washington. Her parents divorced when Hillary was still a teenager. Since childhood, Hilary passionately involved in sports, in his youth, she was champion in gymnastics, and she even managed to become a member of the team in swimming at the Youth Olympics. (By the way, already a famous actress, Swank had the opportunity to train on the trapeze with the circus for photo opportunities in a popular fashion magazine "Marie Claire". And Hilary is so pleased, . that she even wanted to go with performances in the circus troupe:) Hilary Swank graduated from high school in South Pasadena (California) and in 16 years, went to Los Angeles, . to find application of their own ambitions and his energy.,
. Her career in the world of cinema began in 1991 - she regularly received bit parts in television series
. Roles, however, became more significant as how the producers were convinced of its ability to decorate and animate frame. And in 1992 she appeared on the silver screen in the film "Buffy the Vampire Slayer isstrebitelnitsa.
Two years later, Swank won her first major role in the adventure film "Another legend of karate. Hilary played a 17-year-old girl, who dedicated himself to the study of oriental martial arts. Her parents were tragically killed, and the young Julie Pierce always felt a guilt complex because of their death. Also in her class all the time treated the boys: Preparing for the shooting, Hilary Swank seriously studied martial arts under the famous coach, practicing techniques for five hours a day. The film is designed primarily for a teenage audience. Moreover, most leading lady was then 20 years. Alas, the work in this film is not elevated to the top of the popularity of Hillary. In subsequent years, the young actress was shot mostly in inconspicuous film and telekartinah. This was followed by a youth TV series "Beverly Hills 90210" (the role of Carly Reynolds), and Hilary's career skyrocketed. Among her works - films, "The horror in the family" (1996), "The Counterfeiters" (1996), "Sometimes they come back again" (1995).
The most striking work is considered to be an actress role in the movie "Boys Do not Cry" (1999). Plot of the film is based on real events that occurred in Nebraska in 1994. Hilary Swank played the role of Tina Marie Brandon - a girl who all my life felt like a boy and, eventually, decided to collect money for sex-change operation. It is short hair cut, calling herself Brandon and cheerfully spent time in bars, taking part in drinking bouts and brawls. As a result of a spree, it is in Falls City in the company of two guys and their girlfriends. In one of them - Lana - Tina seriously fall in love: No matter how similar the heroine Swank at the boy, she still at it just like. A role in a society strictly divided: girls - dresses and jewelry, men - girls and finding relations. And if someone breaks the law and illegally sneaking under the guise of "its" harsh punishment overtake him immediately. Dream a Tina Brandon is not given to be fulfilled completely - he was killed.
The role of Brandon, Tina was for Hilary Swank as a major step in career. She played two different people inside one person. Despite the fact that Swank was primarily known for his work on television, she got the role because the story of Brandon's very interested in her as a symbol of its time.
. Find actress for the main role in the movie "Boys Do not Cry" was our most important task - said producer Jeffrey Sharp
. - All our fears were dispelled when Hilary Swank came to New York for an audition. Passing through the lobby of our office, Hillary hid her long hair under a cowboy hat and walked past the receptionist, who announced that the young man came to listen. This act has convinced us to give her role. "
Once Swank got the role, she had to change greatly - she got a rare chance to live the life of the opposite sex. She spent six weeks on the exercise of the vocal cords to lower the tone of voice, and to work with a trainer to build muscle. Then she cut off her long hair, thrown into shock New York hairdresser, who clipped it:
"People say to me as if I were a guy - says actress. - I watched their reactions, always studying their eyes to see how they treated me when they saw in me a guy. It was strong! It helped me to really understand Brandon, because for me it was not just a game. This was my life. "
. For the role of Brandon, Hilary Swank was awarded a dozen different awards and honors in 1999, of which - the long-awaited Oscar in the Best Actress and a Golden Globe, as well as the rewards of New York, Los Angeles' and Chicago Film Critics
. A year later, she was awarded "ShoWest" as the brightest star of the future. At the same time there was a new film directed by Sam Raimi "The Gift", where the partners were Swank Cate Blanchett and Keanu Reeves. Hillary played a cameo role, but the picture was generally welcomed by critics and even nominated for an Oscar.
. Most recently, on the screens they released another film starring Hilary - "The story of a necklace, where the actress appears in a new Role for themselves - it is 18 century Frenchwoman Jeanne Valois
. This exciting and unpredictable woman drew in his skilful and dangerous web of intrigue of the rich and famous people, . and, . quite possible, . precisely because it went to the guillotine the Queen Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI, . a 800-year-old absolute monarchy was crushed,
. Yet a central role in the film is heirlooms. This stunning beauty and value of the decoration was made the court jeweler to the mistress of King Louis XV. "History with a necklace" - is both a rejuvenated page life members of the aristocracy, and at the same time, history repeats itself at all times of the conflict of love and power.
. Another recent work, Hilary - the role of an idealistic detective Ellie Burr in the film by Christopher Nolan's "Insomnia" (2002), where together with her filmed Al Pacino and Robin Williams.
. Karate, intrigante, a detective - in some work experience over their heroines changed Swank: "It is interesting that after the movie" Boys Do not Cry, "people sometimes could not understand who I am - man or woman
. I could enter the restaurant with her husband - and to me would be addressed "Sir". (Hilary married Oct. 2, 1997 for television and kinozvedu Chad's Law.) But, of course, all these roles endorsed Hillary in the Role of a strong, strong-willed, self-confident person.
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