Monday 17 July 2017

Hillary Swank

Hillary Swank is an Academy award winning American actress and producer. She has had the privilege of being given a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007. She has won the Oscars for two movies Boys Don't Cry and Million Dollar Baby. Other movies she is popular for are Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Next Karate Kid, The Gift, Insomnia, P.S. I Love You, Iron Jawed Angels, Red Dust, The Reaping, Freedom Writers and The Homesman. Other than movies, she has also worked in several Television serials such as Camp Wilder, Leaving L.A., Beverly Hills, Trust, One Percent etc. She has also bagged a multitude of awards for her spectacular performances, such as Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Chicago Film Critics Association, Critics Choice Movie Awards, Golden Globe, BAFTA, London Film Critics Association Award, Screen Actor's Guild Award, Saturn Award, Empire Award etc. 

Hillary Swank  Religion

Swank was born in Nebraska. Her mother was a dancer and father served in the Oregon Air National Guard. Her grandmother has a Mexican, German, British, and Scottish descent. Although she is not a member of any organized religion, she considers herself as a spiritual person.

Hillary Swank Political Views

Hillary has no particular political persuasions and refuses to speak about it to the media. However, she supports gay marriage which shows that she is a liberal Democrat by ideology. Also, her controversy of attending an event in Chechnya shows that she is unaware of the political situation there.

Who is he/she dating?

She was married to Quiet Days In Hollywood co-actor Chad Lowe but divorced him in 2007. After that, she dated her agent John Campisi till 2012. Hillary is said to have dated Ruben Torres, a former professional tennis player and financial advisor. However, they ended their engagement and is presently dating Phillip Schneider. 

Hillary Swank Hobbies

Interestingly, she has competed in the Junior Olympics and Washington State Championship for swimming clearly indicating her passion. She was also an all-round gymnast. She has studied acting with Larry Moss. She has taken boxing lessons at New York's Gleason's gym. 

Interesting Facts

She was once embroiled in a human rights controversy as she was criticized for attending a lavish event at Grozny at Chechnya's President Ramzan Kadyrov. He has been severely accused of committing human rights violations.

Hillary has been on the People's Magazine List of 50 Most Beautiful People thrice. 

Premiere Magazine named her role in Boys Don't Cry as one of the 100 Best Performances of All Time.

She was formerly a vegetarian. 

She was recently seen at the Wimbledon finals with her boyfriend Philip.