Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
She won the lead role of Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (1999) after hundreds of other actresses had been considered and rejected over the course of three years. She told director Kimberly Peirce that, like her character, she was also 21 and hailed...
[Newsweek magazine] My most annoying question is "Hilary, are you ever going to play a pretty girl?".
Frequently portrays women who attempt to achieve their goals in life despite the odds and obstacles that get in their way.
Hilary Ann Swank
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
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