June 15, 1963
58 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
36-25-35 in | 91.5-63.5-89 cm
58 kg | 127.5 pounds
8 US | 38 EU
Helen Hunt was born in Culver City, California, United States, on June 15, 1963, is an American actress and director.
Young Helen Hunt started studying acting at the age of 8.
She landed her television debut in movie Pioneer Woman (1973) in role as Sarah Sargeant.
She made her big screen debut in disaster suspense movie Rollercoaster (1977) in role as Tracy Calder.
Her breakthrough performance came as Jamie "James" Buchman in NBC sitcom Mad About You (1992–1999).
She got her directorial movie debut with comedy drama Then She Found Me (2007) she also starred in role as April Epner.
The Night Clerk (2020) crime drama in role as Ethel Bromley, with Ana de Armas, Tye Sheridan and John Leguizamo
I See You (2019) horror in role as Jackie Harper, opposite Jon Tenney and Judah Lewis
She won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Carol Connelly in romantic comedy drama film As Good as It Gets (1997).
She was nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Cheryl Cohen-Greene in comedy drama film The Sessions (2012).
Twister (1996) epic disaster adventure in role as Dr. Jo Harding
Pay It Forward (2000) romantic drama with Kevin Spacey
What Women Want (2000) romantic fantasy comedy with Mel Gibson
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) crime comedy directed by Woody Allen
A Good Woman (2004) drama romance opposite Scarlett Johansson
Every Day (2011) romantic drama opposite Liev Schreiber
Cast Away (2000) epic survival opposite Tom Hanks
Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985) romantic comedy dance with Sarah Jessica Parker
Project X (1987) science fiction comedy with Matthew Broderick
Next of Kin (1989) action thriller opposite Patrick Swayze
Soul Surfer (2011) biographical drama opposite Dennis Quaid
The Miracle Season (2018) drama with Erin Moriarty, William Hurt and Danika Yarosh
Candy Jar (2018) comedy in role as Kathy
She won four Primetime Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her role as Jamie "James" Buchman in NBC sitcom Mad About You (1992–1999).
She played Kerry Gerardi in drama series The Fitzpatricks (1977).
She portrayed Helga in action adventure series The Swiss Family Robinson (1971).
St. Elsewhere (1984-1986) NBC medical drama television seriesin role as Clancy Williams
My Life and Times (1991) ABC drama series in role as Rebecca Miller
Empire Falls (2005) HBO miniseries in role as Janine Roby
Shots Fired (2017) Fox drama miniseries in role as Governor Patricia Eamons
World on Fire (2019) war drama series in role as Nancy Campbell
Mad About You (2019) comedy series in role as Jamie Buchman
Graduated from Providence High School, Burbank, California.
Best friend with American actress and singer Helen Slater.
Good friends with actress Mindy Cohn.
She was married to Hank Azaria (1999-2000).
Has been in relationships with Matthew Carnahan (2001-2017), they have one daughter, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan.
She dated Eric Stoltz (1992) and Matthew Broderick (1986).