Linda Hunt is a Hollywood star and an impressive actress. She was born on April 2, 1945, in New Jersey and had a difficult childhood.
She was diagnosed with a form of cretinism, which is a condition of stunted mental and physical growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones.
So, her motor skills weren’t properly developed. Her parents didn’t lose the hope of seeing her grow and live a normal life.
She was also diagnosed with dwarfism and stands at 4 feet 9 inches tall. All her difficulties didn’t stand in her way to become an actress and accomplish her dream.
She had a very bad experience in school. Linda was different and that made her unique. She fell in love with acting after watching the Broadway musical Peter Pan.
Linda took private acting lessons and took some jobs working backstage. In 1975, when she was 30 years old, she made her Broadway debut, starring in Ah, Wilderness. After that, she also starred in The Year of Living Dangerously and other movies.
She received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. From that moment, she became a huge name in the industry and got a lot of roles.
She appeared in 280 episodes of NCIS. Linda has been married to Karen Kline for ten years and had been dating him for more years.
She keeps a private life and doesn’t want to make it public. They do not have any children, but have three dogs and live in Hollywood.