Hillary SwankHillary Swank
(born July 30
in Lincoln, Nebraska
) is an American
actress who won an Oscar
for her portrayal of a transgendered
man in the movie Boys Don't Cry
Her career in Hollywood was launched with the release of The Karate Kid 4 (A.K.A. The Next Karate Kid), where she played the first female protege of the by then legendary professor Mr. Miagi (Played by Pat Morita).
She also had a reccuring role on the television show Beverly Hills 90210.