Place of Birth: Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 20, 1958
Ethnicity: English, some Scottish and Welsh
Holly Hunter is an American actress and producer. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Piano (1993).
She is the daughter of Marguerite Opal (Catledge) and Charles Edwin Hunter. She has two children with her partner, British actor Gordon MacDonald.
Holly’s paternal grandfather was named Charlie Hunter.
Holly’s maternal grandfather was Clyde C. Catledge (the son of Thomas Overton Catledge and Martha Dianne/Dian Pruitt/Pruett). Clyde was born in Oklahoma. Thomas was the son of James Catledge and Martha Ann Cotton. Holly’s great-grandmother Martha Pruitt was the daughter of Joseph Waters Pruitt and Malinda/Melinda Elizabeth Blanton.
Holly’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Ruth Bell. Mary was born in Texas.
Sources: Holly’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Holly’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Holly’s maternal grandfather, Clyde C. Catledge – https://www.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Holly’s maternal grandfather, Clyde C. Catledge (through Clyde’s sister, Esther Evelyn Hoofard Catlege) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Holly’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Malinda/Melinda Elizabeth Blanton – https://www.wikitree.com
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