Courtney Hunt Born: 1964
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Born in Memphis, TN in 1964, she was raised by her mother, who divorced her father when Hunt was three. Money was in short supply during her early years, and Hunt's mother turned to the movies for comfort and entertainment. Hunt absorbed the character-driven dramas of the early 1970s, especially Martin Scorsese's "Alice Doesn't Live Here Any More" (1974); its story of a single mother struggling to live her life while supporting her children had a particular resonance with Hunt's own day-to-day existence. Eventually, Hunt's mother's hard work paid off with acceptance into law school. When Hunt herself came of college age, she followed in her mother's footsteps, but discovered only a...
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