Linda Hunt is an actress from the United States of America who works in movies, series and on stage. She is probably best known for her role as Henrietta Lange in “NCIS: Los Angeles” series. Go on reading to know Linda Hunt’s net worth in 2019, professional career and personal life below.
Linda Hunt’s birth name is Lydia Susanna Hunter. She was born on April 2, 1945 in Morristown in New Jersey, United States. Her father Raymond Davy Hunter worked as Harper Oil Products vice president but he passed away in 1985, and her mother Elsie Doying Hunter worked at the Westport School of Music as a piano teacher but she also passed away around 1994.
Linda Hunt was grown and raised in her hometown in New Jersey and in Westport town in Connecticut. She has 1 sister who is older than her, her name is Marcia and she was born in 1940. Linda Hunt studied at several schools such as the Interlochen Arts Academy and at The Theatre School at DePaul University which was named as the Goodman School of Drama.
For her personal life, Linda Hunt has been into 1 marriage that we know of and that is confirmed. She has been married to a children’s librarian and psychotherapist Karen Kline since 2008. They have been together since the 70s but they got married in 2008.
Linda Hunt’s debut movie is considered to be the 1980 comedy “Popeye”. However, she has 2 credited roles prior to that which was in a TV series titled “Great Performances” and a drama movie named “Fame”. In 1982, Linda Hunt gained a lot of recognition and fame for starring in the romantic drama movie “The Year of Living Dangerously” which she won many awards for including an Oscars.
Linda Hunt appeared in several series such as legal drama “The Practice”, drama mystery series “Carnivàle” and a science fiction adventure titled “Space Rangers”. Her most popular TV series ever is the action “NCIS: Los Angeles”.
Linda Hunt’s 2018 plus acting roles so far including only more of “NCIS: Los Angeles” series.
Awards & Achievements
Linda Hunt has less than 20 award winnings and nominations. Even though she doesn’t have many awards yet she won one of the most popular awards which is the Oscar’s in the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in “The Year of Living Dangerously” movie.
Linda Hunt won other awards for the same movie “The Year of Living Dangerously” including a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, an Australian Film Institute Award, among others. The awards she won for “NCIS: Los Angeles” including 2 Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice TV Actress: Action. Linda Hunt has also won a National Board of Review Award for “Prêt-à-Porter” which is known as “Ready to Wear” movie, and a Western Heritage Award for a documentary titled “Ishi: The Last Yahi”.
Net Worth of Linda Hunt
The Oscar winning actress Linda Hunt net worth is about to $7.5 million and is not expected in increase a lot by time. She made her wealth of millions from the salary she earns for acting in movies and series. Linda Hunt’s salary per episode of “NCIS: Los Angeles” is not revealed but she made most of her wealth from the series.
Linda Hunt is a great actress who has worked in movies, TV series and on stage. She has earned most of her fame and career success from “The Year of Living Dangerously” movie and the “NCIS: Los Angeles” series. Linda Hunt has been happily living with her wife Karen Kline in Hollywood.