Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter
1922 - 2002

Kim Hunter  American Actress

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Kim Hunter passed away on 11th Sep 2002 aged 79.


Kim Hunter was previously married to Robert Emmett (1951 - 2000) and William A. Baldwin (1944 - 1946).


American Actress Kim Hunter was born Janet Cole on 12th November, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan, USA and passed away on 11th Sep 2002 New York City, New York, USA aged 79. She is most remembered for Planet of the Apes. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Kim Hunter was in 3 on-screen matchups, including David Niven in Stairway to Heaven (1946), Roddy McDowall in Planet of the Apes (1968) and Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).

Kim Hunter is a member of the following lists: Donaldson Award winners, Actresses from Detroit, Michigan and American stage actresses.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 50 years, 3 months 27 years, 8 months 3 years, 1 month
Total2 50 years, 3 months 27 years, 8 months 3 years, 1 month


First Name Kim
Last Name Hunter
Maiden Name Cole
Full Name at Birth Janet Cole
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th November, 1922
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died 11th September, 2002
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 3½" (161 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Planet of the Apes
Year(s) Active 1943–2002, 1943–2000
Father Donald Cole
Mother Grace Lind

Kim Hunter (November 12, 1922 – September 11, 2002) was an American film, theatre, and television actress. She won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, each as Best Supporting Actress, for her performance as Stella Kowalski in the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire. Decades later she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on the long-running soap The Edge of Night. She has also portrayed the character of Zira in the first three installments of the original Planet of the Apes (1968-1973).

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Kim Hunter79 ScorpioActress
Robert Emmett78 LibraWriter
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The Education of Max Bickford2001Adelle AldrichTV Show
Here's to Life!2000Nelly OrmondMovie
The Hiding Place2000MurielMovie
Out of the Cold1999Elsa LindepuMovie
Shadows of the Past1999Emmeline BrownMovie
Blue Moon1999Sheila KeatingTV Movie
A Price Above Rubies1998RebbitznMovie
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil1997Betty HartyMovie
Bloodlines: Murder in the Family1993Vera WoodmanTV Movie
The Black Cat1993Short Film
Triumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story1993Elsa RaelTV Movie
Mad About You1992Millie BartonTV Show
Two Evil Eyes1990Mrs. Pym (segment "The Black Cat")Movie
Cross of Fire1989Mrs. OberholtzerTV Movie
Drop-Out Mother1988LeonaTV Movie
The Kindred1987Amanda HollinsMovie
L.A. Law1986Natalie SchoenTV Show
Private Sessions1985Rosemary O'ReillyTV Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984Beatrice VitelloTV Show
Scene of the Crime1984TV Show
Skokie1981Bertha FeldmanTV Movie
American Playhouse1981Mary EastyTV Show
F.D.R.: The Last Year1980Lucy RutherfordTV Movie
Backstairs at the White House1979Mrs. Ellen WilsonTV Show
The Golden Gate Murders1979Sister SuperiorTV Movie
Project U.F.O.1978SamanthaTV Show
Once an Eagle1976Kitty DamonTV Show
Hunter1976Mrs. LovejoyTV Show
The Oregon Trail1976Liz WebsterTV Show
Dark August1976Adrianna PutnamMovie
The Dark Side of Innocence1976Kathleen HancockTV Movie
Baretta1975Crazy AnnieTV Show
Ellery Queen1975Marion McKellTV Show
Bad Ronald1974Elaine WilbyTV Movie
Born Innocent1974Mrs. ParkerTV Movie
Lucas Tanner1974Bess ReiterTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Mrs. Brockleman, Mrs. BrockelmanTV Show
Unwed Father1974Judy SimmonsTV Movie
Griff1973Dr. Martha ReedTV Show
Police Story1973Rose KosterTV Show
The Evil Touch1973Emily Webber, JillTV Show
The Magician1973Nora CooganTV Show
Wide World Mystery1973TV Show
Hec Ramsey1972Annie KirbyTV Show
Young Dr. Kildare1972TV Show
Escape from the Planet of the Apes1971ZiraMovie
Jennifer on My Mind1971Walker's Mother (scenes deleted)Movie
In Search of America1971Cora ChandlerTV Movie
Cannon1971Liz SomersTV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971Faye DannerTV Show
Columbo1971Edna MatthewsTV Show
Beneath the Planet of the Apes1970ZiraMovie
All My Children1970Faye Perth (1993)TV Show
Dial Hot Line1970Mrs. Edith CarruthersTV Movie
Teaching, The1970Nan GoldenTV Movie
Bracken's World1969Amy DobieTV Show
Love, American Style1969Ruth (segment "Love and the Happy Family")TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Vera PulaskiTV Show
Medical Center1969Marion, Carla YarmanTV Show
Night Gallery1969Cora Peddington (segment "The Late Mr. Peddington")TV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1969Elaine MillerTV Show
The Young Lawyers1969Miriam HewittTV Show
Planet of the Apes1968ZiraMovie
The Swimmer1968Betty GrahamMovie
The Young Loner1968Freda WilliamsTV Movie
Ironside1967Athena Champion, Joanna PortmanTV Show
Mannix1967Angela Warren, Louise DubrioTV Show
CBS Playhouse1967Gerrie MasonTV Show
Hawk1966Mrs. GIlworthTV Show
Mission: Impossible1966Hannah O'ConnelTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1966Miss PattersonTV Show
NET Playhouse1966ClytemnestraTV Show
Lamp at Midnight1966Maria CelesteTV Movie
Lilith1964Dr. Bea BriceMovie
Arrest and Trial1963Geraldine Weston SaundersTV Show
Breaking Point1963Anita AnsonTV Show
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1962Guest, SketchesTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Adelaide WintersTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962Lora StantonTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Virginia HunterTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Emily FieldTV Show
The Defenders1961Eileen RolfTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Ruth JacobsTV Show
Give Us Barabbas!1961MaraTV Movie
Insight1960Ann HindsTV Show
The Closing Door1960TV Movie
Special for Women: The Cold Woman1960The Cold WomanTV Movie
World Wide '601960JillMovie
Adventures in Paradise1959Vanessa Sutton CharlesTV Show
Bonanza1959Ada HalleTV Show
Play of the Week1959TV Show
Rawhide1959Amelia SpauldingTV Show
Sunday Showcase1959TV Show
Naked City1958Edna DaggettTV Show
Money, Women and Guns1958Mary Johnston KingmanMovie
The Young Stranger1957Helen DitmarMovie
Alcoa Theatre1957Stephanie HeldmanTV Show
Rendezvous1957Amanda 'Mandy' Sullivan SkowranTV Show
Storm Center1956Martha LockridgeMovie
As the World Turns1956Nurse, Mrs. TompkinsTV Show
Playhouse 901956MariaTV Show
The Edge of Night1956Nola MadisonTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Louise MardenTV Show
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1956Anita WellsTV Show
Bermuda Affair1956Fran WestMovie
Gunsmoke1955Bea ColterTV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955ElizabethTV Show
Appointment with Adventure1955TV Show
Star Tonight1955TV Show
Climax!1954Ann Brewster, Lynn Griffith, Barbara WilliamsTV Show
Studio 571954MollyTV Show
The Lineup1954Sister AngelaTV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Freda WilliamsTV Show
Janet Dean, Registered Nurse1954Sylvia PetersTV Show
Justice1954TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Hilda, Mary MurphyTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953VivanTV Show
Deadline - U.S.A.1952Nora HutchesonMovie
Omnibus1952Joan of ArcTV Show
Anything Can Happen1952Helen WatsonMovie
The Gulf Playhouse1952TV Show
A Streetcar Named Desire1951StellaMovie
Celanese Theatre1951Gaby MapleTV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950LinaTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
Suspense1949EmilyTV Show
The Silver Theatre1949TV Show
Actor's Studio1948TV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Maggie ChurchTV Show
Lamp Unto My Feet1948TV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948Meg MarchTV Show
Stairway to Heaven1946JuneMovie
You Came Along1945Frances HotchkissMovie
A Canterbury Tale1944Johnson's Girl (US release)Movie
When Strangers Marry1944Mildred BaxterMovie
Tender Comrade1943Doris DumbrowskiMovie
The Seventh Victim1943Mary GibsonMovie
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CraigSnyderMay 20, 2013

She was great in Planet of the Apes.

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