Date of birth: 30 July 1974
Birth: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Hilary has always loved sports, she was Junior
Olympics and Washington state championships in swimming and ranked fifth in
the state in all-around gymnastics.
1983 When she was nine years old she
starred in her first play as "Mowgli" in "The Jungle Book."
Swank and her mother moved to Los Angeles, they had economic problems. Short
after, Hilary Swank was discovered by producer Suzy Sachs.
1992 She appeared
in Buffy the Vampire Slayer with Sarah Michelle Gellar
1994 She acted in the
film The Next Karate Kid
1997 Hilary auditioned for a role in the T.V. Series
"The Practice" That same year she met her husband Chad Lowe while she was
working in "Quiet Days in Hollywood".
1999 She acted in the film Boys
Don't Cry and won the Best Actress Oscar.
2002 Hilary Swank and her husband
bought a house in Greenwich Village, for 4 million dollars.
gained 20 pounds in order to play the role of a boxer in the film "Million
Dollar Baby", besides gaining weight, she had to take boxing lessons.
Hilary Swank received a Golden Globe Award to the best actress for her
role in the film Million Dollar Baby.