Monday, July 20, 2009

Bonnie Hunt Biography

Date of Birth
22 September 1961, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Birth Name

Bonnie Lynn Hunt

5' 8" (1.73 m)


John Murphy (8 July 1988 - 2008) (divorced)

Trade Mark

Quick-witted sense of humour.


Used to work as a cancer nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Is one of 7 children. She has 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

It was announced that her fifth stab at a TV series was picked up by ABC for the fall 2002 schedule. Previous efforts include "Grand" (1990) (Jan-Dec 1990), "Davis Rules" (1991) (Jan 1991 - Jul 1992), "The Building" (1993) (Aug-Sep 1993), and "The Bonnie Hunt Show" (1995) (also known as "Bonnie", Sep 1995 - Apr 1996). [May 2002]

In the mid-80s, she was a co-founder of the three woman improv comedy troupe, "An Impulsive Thing", with Holly Wortell and Joan Cusack. They performed regularly in Wrigleyville at Bob's Bar in Chicago.

Sister-in-law of actor Thomas A. Senderak Alumna of Chicago's prestigious Second City theater group

Born on the same day as actor Scott Baio and actress Catherine Oxenberg.

Has never done a nude scene or posed nude in her career.

Is currently writing the sequel to Mrs. Doubtfire (1993). [2005]

Has been to every Cubs opener at Wrigley Field since 1977

Belonged to the same Second City Chicago comedy troupe with Mike Myers.

Daughter of Alice Hunt.

Friend and writing partner of Don Lake.

Is of no relation to actress Helen Hunt.

Performed "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" at Wrigley Field on 20 April 2008 during the 7th Inning Stretch of the Chicago Cubs game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubs beat the Pirates, 13-6.

Tossed the "First Pitch" at Wrigley field on 20 April 2008 for the Chicago Cubs game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

She has fifteen nieces and nephews.

She was nominated for a 1988 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Revue for "Jean-Paul Sartre and Ring" at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

Personal Quotes

It's great because when you go home you're the person you were in sixth grade! - talking about being one of seven children

[When asked if she ever dated David Letterman] "We never dated. We slept together, but we never dated".

"I won't wear fur-never, ever. I'm an animal lover. I wouldn't even wear faux fur. I prefer to go the cheap route and not shave my legs." Full Story......

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