Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
Although she was naturally athletic from high school, she totally changed physically to play Maggie in Million Dollar Baby (2004). She gained nearly 20 pounds, becoming so buff that her former clothes are still too small for her.
[on giving advice to beginning actors] You need to study and work on your craft. If you're not prepared when that dream audition comes, you are not going to get that opportunity. To me, the definition of success is when opportunity meets preparation...
Her characters often go through an immidate or slow transformation in either appearance or skills.
Hilary Ann Swank
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
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