ShoWest gives Swank award

Actress to be honored March 9 in Las Vegas

Hilary Swank, on a roll for her starring perf in “Boys Don’t Cry,” on Tuesday was named ShoWest 2000’s female star of tomorrow.

Besides Sunday’s Golden Globe win for best actress in a drama, the 25-year-old Swank has nabbed thesp nods from the New York Film Critics Circle, the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn., the Boston Society of Film Critics and the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.

Swank’s portrayal of real-life Brandon Teena also earned her 1999’s breakout performance award from the National Board of Review and a best actress nom from the Intl. Press Academy.

Before “Boys,” Swank was best known for her roles on TV’s “Beverly Hills, 90210” and the 1994 pic “The Next Karate Kid.” She got her start in the 1992 film “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

The National Assn. of Theatre Owners will present Swank with her honor March 9 during its four-day ShoWest confab in Las Vegas.

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