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July 05, 2018

73-year-old 'NCIS: Los Angeles' star hospitalized after serious car crash

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The 73-year-old Linda Hunt, who is most famously known for her role in NCIS: Los Angeles, was hospitalized this week after a car accident in Hollywood. 

As reported by TMZ, Hunt tried to make a left turn when her black BMW SUV collided with a Honda SUV and another Sedan. Emergency personnel escorted Hunt to a lawn chair on the sidewalk. 

After a brief examination, it was ascertained that the veteran actress required additional medical assistance and was rushed to a nearby hospital. 

The drivers of the Honda and Sedan only sustained minor cuts and bruises and were treated at the scene of the accident. To learn more, follow us on Twitter at Amomama USA

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Hunt was the only person who required emergency treatment, and authorities are investigating the matter. 

The former Oscar winner made more than 200 appearances in NCIS since 2009, ET Canada reported. She portrays the part of Henrietta Lange, also known as Hetty. 

Both TMZ and ET Online reached out to Hunt's representatives, but news of her condition hasn't been made public yet. 

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Her character also made a guest appearance in Scorpion in an episode titled True Colors. Hunt is no stranger to the small screen. 

She appeared in 24 episodes of The Practice, as Judge Zoey Hiller, and as Dr. Eudora Hobbs in The Unit and Dr. Clair Bryson in Without A Trace. 

Hunt received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Billy Kwan in the 1982 film, The Year of Living Dangerously, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. 

Other awards for the same role include the Australian Film Institute Award, the Boston Society of Flim Critics Award, and a nomination for a Golden Globe. 

She took a hiatus from acting starting 2007 and only returned for her role in Scorpion seven years later. Her most recent film role was as the voice of Lady Proxima in Solo: A Star Wars Story. 

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