Hilary Swank is an American actress who won Oscars for her roles in â€˜Million Dollar Baby” and â€˜Boys Don”t Cry.” She played Jeanne St. Remy de Valois in the 2001 film The Affair of the Necklace. Her other well-known films include Insomnia, P.S. I Love You, Freedom Writers, Amelia, Black Dahlia, Conviction, and The Homesman. Born Hilary Ann Swank on July 30, 1974 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, to Judy and Stephen Michael Swank, she was raised in Bellingham, Washington, where she went to Sehome High School. She has an older brother named Daniel. She dropped out of high school to pursue acting. She made her film debut in 1992 as Kimberly Hannah in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She was married to Chad Lowe from 1997 to 2007. On March 21, 2016, Swank became engaged to her boyfriend of 8 months Ruben Torres, but they broke up in June 2016.
Hilary Ann Swank Personal Details
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Hilary Ann Swank
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30 July 1974
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
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Hilary Ann Swank Family Details
Stephen Michael Swank (Air National Guard officer)
Judy Swank (Secretary and dancer)
Daniel Swank (Older Brother) Others: Frances Martha Dominguez (Maternal Grandmother)
In 1992, Hilary appeared in the action / comedy horror film Buffy the Vampire Slayer for her role as Kimberly Hannah.
First TV Show
In 1990, she played the role as Danielle in ABCâ€™s family-friendly prime-time television programming block TGIF.
In 1991, she guest appeared in sitcom Harry and the Hendersons in an episode titled â€œHarry Goes Ape.â€
She works out regularly for her different roles in the films. For the 2004 film â€œMillion Dollar Baby,â€ Hilary worked out to get toned arms and shoulders. Swank worked under the guidance of trainers Rich and Helene Guzman, who are also the co-owners of L.A. R.O.X.
She actually gained 19 pounds of muscle for the film. You may also want to try biceps curl, triceps extension, and chest flye to get those arms. Do around 30 minutes of cardio like running, walking, hiking, swimming, etc. twp times in a week.
In general, Swank exercises for 5 days in a week. Hilary does running for 2 to 3 times in a week. In addition to this, she does Pilates for 3 times in a week. She believes in healthy living and eats everything in moderation.
Hilary Swank Favorite Things
Film – Citizen Kane (1941), The Graduate (1967), The Godfather (1972), The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Filmmaker – Elia Kazan, Orson Welles
Hilary Ann Swank Education
South Pasadena High School Santa Monica College Sehome High School Happy Valley Elementary SchoolSouth Pasadena High School Santa Monica College Sehome High School Happy Valley Elementary School
*She was born on July 30, 1974 in Lincoln, Nebraska. *She moved with her family to Bellingham, Washington at the age of 6. *She has been acting professionally since she was age 16. *She was formerly a vegetarian. *She was active in gymnastics and swimming while in school. *She competed in the Junior Olympics and the Washington state swimming championships. *People Magazine named her one of the top 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 2000, 2004 and 2005. *She is best friends with actress Mariska Hargitay. *She has a parrot and a cat, Tallinn.