Hunter would continue her small screen streak with a role in When Billie Beat Bobby, playing tennis pro Billie Jean King in the fact-based story of King's famed exhibition match with Bobby Riggs; and as narrator of Eco Challenge New Zealand before returning to film work with a minor role in the 2002 drama Moonlight Mile.The following year found Hunter in the redemption drama Levity.
It was very Irish, and then you could go just a few blocks away and hit major Italian." A chance encounter with playwright Beth Henley, when the two were trapped alone in an elevator, led to Hunter's being cast in Henley's plays Crimes of the Heart (succeeding Mary Beth Hurt on Broadway), and Off-Broadway's The Miss Firecracker Contest. It was on 49th Street between Broadway and Eighth [Avenue] ... It was just the two of us." Hunter made her film debut in the 1981 horror movie The Burning.
Wade (1989) and The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993).
She also starred in the TNT drama series Saving Grace (2007–10).
with Game Six Productions, Happy Madison Productions, CBS Paramount Network Television, and CBS Television Studios; SPT only handles Domestic distribution rights, while CBS Studios International handles the international distribution rights.
with Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment, Dan Harmon Productions (2009-2012), Russo Brothers Films (2009-2012), Harmonious Claptrap (2013-2015), Universal Media Studios (2009-2011), Universal Television (2011-2015), and Yahoo! Communications Company (1978-1982), Embassy Television (1982-1986), Embassy Communications (1986-1988), ELP Communications/Columbia Pictures Television (1988) distributed by Group W Productions (1964-1969), Metromedia Producers Corporation (1972-1983) and King World Productions (1983-1986)Merv Griffin Productions (1965-1969; 1972-1984); Merv Griffin Enterprises (1984–1986)Griffin's second company Merv Griffin Entertainment owns series rights distributed by Metromedia Producers Corporation (1974-1975) and King World Productions (1984-2007); CBS Television Distribution (2007-present) Merv Griffin Productions (1964-1975; 1978-1979); Merv Griffin Enterprises (1984-1994); Columbia Tri Star Television (1994-2002); Sony Pictures Television (2002–present) syndicated nighttime version distributed by King World Productions (1984-2007); CBS Television Distribution (2007-present) Merv Griffin Productions (1975-1984); Merv Griffin Enterprises (1984-1994); Columbia Tri Star Television (1994-2002); Sony Pictures Television (2002–present) co-produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Television Merv Griffin Productions (1979-1984); Merv Griffin Enterprises (1984-1987)Griffin's second company Merv Griffin Entertainment owns series rights Note: Sony only holds U. rights to Hardcastle & Mc Cormick and Riptide; international distribution rights (including Canada) are held by The Carsey-Werner Company. Hunter was distributed by Lorimar-Telepictures until Tele Ventures later picked up the distribution rights around early 1990.