Farr began her career by making small appearances in movies such as Layout for 5 Models (1972), Sex Farm (1973), Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (1973), Legend of the Werewolf (1975), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), City on Fire (1979) and The Return (1980).

Hilary Farr attends The Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television at Cipriani Wall Street on May 17, 2017 in New York City

Hilary Farr's career today

In 2008, Farr was signed as a co-host of Love It or List It by the W Network, a show which she still co-hosts today. Farr has also renovated homes for celebrities including Jenna Elfman and Jennifer Hudson.

Farr is president of Hilary Farr's Designs, established in Toronto and in New York City. The company sells household furniture and products. She is very active on social media with her official Instagram handle being @hilary_farr.