Kathryn Hunter Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Kathryn Hunter :

NameAikaterini Hadjipateras
NickNameKathryn Hunter
Date of Birth9 April 1957
Age (2024)67 Years
HomeTownNew York
Height5ft 1in
ProfessionActress and Theatre director
SpouseMarcello Magni
Net Worth20-30 Million Dollars

Who is Kathryn Hunter ?

Kathryn Hunter, born Aikaterini Hadjipateras on April 9, 1957, is a distinguished British-American actress and theatre director. Known for her remarkable performances on both stage and screen, Hunter has left an indelible mark in the world of entertainment. Born in New York to Greek parents and raised in England, she has embraced her multicultural background, contributing to her unique and versatile artistic expressions.

Kathryn Hunter
Kathryn Hunter

Hunter’s journey in the performing arts began with her training at RADA, where she is now an associate and actively directs student productions. Renowned for her association with physical theatre, she has been hailed as a “virtuoso physical performer.” Over the years, Hunter has collaborated with esteemed companies, including Shared Experience and Complicité, showcasing her exceptional talent and versatility.

Facts about Kathryn Hunter :

  • Born Aikaterini Hadjipateras in New York to Greek parents, raised in England. (Greek: Αικατερίνη Χατζηπατέρα)
  • Born on April 9, 1957.
  • Trained at RADA, where she is now an associate and directs student productions.
  • Known for her work in physical theatre, described as a “virtuoso physical performer.”
  • Collaborated with renowned physical theatre companies like Shared Experience and Complicité.
  • Won an Olivier Award in 1991 for her role in “The Visit.”
  • Praised for her unique physical presence and acting range.
  • First British woman to professionally play King Lear.
  • Known for her ability to “shape-shift” and take on roles typically for men.
  • Played animals and creatures, including a monkey in “Kafka’s Monkey.”
Kathryn Hunter
Kathryn Hunter
  • Played Puck in Julie Taymor’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
  • Starred in fragments of Samuel Beckett’s plays directed by Peter Brook.
  • Became an Artistic Associate at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in 2008.
  • Debuted as an RSC director with “Othello” in 2009.
  • Played Cleopatra and the Fool in “Antony and Cleopatra” and “King Lear” at the RSC in 2010.
  • Played the title role in “Cyrano de Bergerac” in 2016.
  • Starred in the title role of “The House of Bernarda Alba” in 2017.
  • Played the title role in “Timon of Athens” at the RSC in 2018.
  • Currently playing the lead role in “Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead” (stage adaptation).
  • Appeared in TV shows like “Rome” and “Black Earth Rising,” and films like “All or Nothing” and “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”

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