Bonnie Hunt is known as an American comedian, actress, and producer. She is most famous for her roles in Rain Man, Beethoven, Jumanji, and Jerry Maguire.
Bonnie Lynn Hunt was born on September 22, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois. Her father Robert Edward Hunt was a circuit repairman while her mom Alice E. Chase was a homemaker. Chase grew up Catholic with her 6 siblings. She went to St. Ferdinand Grammar School and Notre Dame High School for Girls. Hunt got a nursing degree and in 1982, started working at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
In the popular family film Beethoven, Bonnie played Alice Newton. Alice is the spouse of George Newton, and mother of his three children; Ryce Newton, Ted, and Emily. Alice likewise assists his significant other at his place of business, Newton Air Fresheners. She is much increasingly tolerant of the family pet St. Bernard, Beethoven, who is the star of the film.
In Jumanji, Bonnie plays a role known as Sarah Whittle. She is first observed in 1969 as a young lady after she gives Alan his bicycle back after her sweetheart and different harassers took it from him. Sarah and Alan later find a reviled table game called "Jumanji" and start to play it and Alan gets sucked into the game and Sarah winds up terrified and rapidly escapes in the wake of being assaulted by bats.
Bonnie taped a pilot episode for Telepictures in 2007 and the pilot was approved and the television show was made. The show, The Bonnie Hunt Show, debuted on September 8, 2008. The set structure was a tribute to Dean Martin and on the dividers were pictures of memorable TV characters, just as Hunt's relatives. Sadly the show did not last long for Bonnie.
In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Hunt was involved in the Outstanding Limited Series category because of her performance in Escape at Dannemora.
In 1988, Bonnie Hunt got married to insurance broker John Murphy. Following eighteen years of marriage, the couple separated in 2006. Hunt made her bombed marriage known to the media on June 6, 2006, when she appeared on the David Letterman late night talk show. While Hunt didn't uncover the purpose of her separation, the media rushed to hypothesize that it was probably a direct result of her relationship with David Letterman. The two had met in the mid-1990s and immediately moved toward becoming companions.
Last Modified: Nov 28, 2020