She continued to go to school and to graduate from Our Lady of Mercy High School in 1966.
Hunt then wrote, directed and starred in the 2014 comedy Ride, playing a mother who follows her son to California after he drops out of college to pursue his passion for surfing.
She was married to fellow actor.
Her career included success on , as a touring , and the starring role in the 1935 movie , in which her portrayal of the villain inspired 's in 1937.
She told the Times in 1977 that a woman once ran up and kissed her as she shopped at a suburban supermarket.
She published four : A Gift of Joy 1965 , On Reflection 1968 , Twice Over Lightly 1972 , and My Life in Three Acts 1990.