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  • Kim Hunter

    Born on November 12, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan

awards & nominations

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Kim Hunter as "Stella Kowalski"

Based on the play by Tennessee Williams, this renowned drama follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski (Kim Hunter), and her husband, Stanley (Marlon Brando), in New Orleans. Blanche's flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the Kowalski household.

Academy Award (1951) Won Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1951) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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