Dallas Jay Hunter was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a Cuban American actor and filmmaker, named after the character Dallas from The Outsiders (1983). She worked at Scott Free Productions as an in office assistant for over two years after studying film in school. Hunter made her professional acting debut in the short film Thanks (2016), directed by Odeya Rush. Other performances include starring in the Nine Inch Nails music video Nine Inch Nails: Less Than (2017). In 2018 Quentin Tarantino handpicked Dallas Jay to appear in his ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).