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HELEN HUNT BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Helen Hunt was born on June 15th, 1963 in Los Angeles, California with the middle name Elizabeth.  At the age of eight she began studying acting with her dad, Gordon Hunt who was a director and acting coach.  Her mother, Jane Elizabeth worked as a photographer.  She began acting as a child actor and has continued in the industry going strong ever since. 
 
Some of her early film roles were in, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", "The Bionic Woman" and a recurring role on, "The Swiss Family Robinson".  During the mid 1980's she also had a recurring role on the series, "St. Elsewhere" and also portrayed the character, Jennie in, "Bill: On His Own". 
 
She was raised in New York City and attended college at the University of California at Los Angeles.  As she made the transition from child actor to adult actress, Hunt did so with ease.  She was seen on the big screen in the film, "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" (1985) and became very well known from her television role, "Mad About You" (1992-1999) for which she won Emmy's four years in a row from 1996-1999.
 
With her increased popularity from, "Mad About You", she was cast in the film, "As Good as it Gets" (1997) for which she won an Academy Award for her performance.  Highly successful roles continued her way such as, "Dr. T & the Woman", "Pay it Forward", "What Women Want" and "Cast Away", all released in the year 2000.
 
Not only did Helen Hunt make quite an impression on the big screen she also worked as a stage actress taking time off from her film career appearing in such productions as, "Twelfth Night".  Hunt also owns a production company called, Hunt/Tavel Productions which is associated with Sony Pictures Entertainment.  She directed many of the episodes on, "Mad About You" and her directing film debut was, "Then She Found Me".
 
Hunt has married only one time to Hank Azaria in 1999 and the couple divorced one year later.  She has not re-married but is currently involved with Matthew Carnahan who is a producer, director and writer and they have one daughter together, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan. 

 
Filmography

2012 Serpent Girl
2013 Relative Insanity
2012 Aline & Wolfe 
2012 Decoding Annie Parker 
2012 The Surrogate 
2011 Jock 
2011 Soul Surfer
2010 Every Day
2007 Then She Found Me
2006 Bobby 
2005 Empire Falls
2004 A Good Woman 
2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 
2001 One Night at McCool's 
2000 What Women Want 
2000 Cast Away 
2000 Pay It Forward 
2000 Dr T and the Women
1992-1999 Mad About You
1998 Twelfth Night, or What You Will 
1998 Ellen 
1998 The Simpsons
1998 Chicken Little
1997 As Good as It Gets
1996 Twister 
1995 Kiss of Death 
1995 Friends 
1995 Capitol Critters 
1993 The Larry Sanders Show
1993 In the Company of Darkness
1993 Sexual Healing 
1992 Trancers III 
1992 Mr. Saturday Night 
1992 Bob Roberts 
1992 Only You
1992 The Waterdance
1991 Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story
1991 Into the Badlands
1991 Trancers II 
1991 My Life and Times 
1990 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill 
1990 Captain Planet and the Planeteers
1990 China Beach
1990 The Easter Story 
1989 Incident at Dark River
1989 Next of Kin 
1989 American Playhouse
1988 Miles from Home 
1988 Shooter 
1988 Stealing Home 
1987 Project X 
1987 The Hitchhiker 
1987 The Nativity 
1986 The Frog Prince 
1986 Peggy Sue Got Married 
1984-1986 St. Elsewhere 
1985 Trancers 
1985 Highway to Heaven 
1985 Girls Just Want to Have Fun 
1985 Galtar and the Golden Lance 
1985 Waiting to Act 
1984 Sweet Revenge
1983 Choices of the Heart 
1983 Quarterback Princess
1983 Bill: On His Own 
1982-1983 It Takes Two 
1982 Weekend 
1982 Gimme a Break! 
1982 Desperate Lives 
1981 The Two of Us 
1981 Child Bride of Short Creek 
1981 Darkroom 
1981 The Miracle of Kathy Miller
1981 CBS Afternoon Playhouse
1981 Angel Dusted
1980-1981 Knots Landing 
1980 The Facts of Life 
1976-1980 Family
1979 Transplant 
1978 The Bionic Woman
1977-1978 The Fitzpatricks 
1977 Rollercoaster 
1977 The Spell 
1977 Mary Tyler Moore 
1976 Having Babies 
1976 Ark II
1975-1976 Swiss Family Robinson 
1975 Death Scream
1975 All Together Now 
1974-1975 Amy Prentiss 
1973 Pioneer Woman





Matinee Classics - Mad About You starring Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, Anne Ramsey, Leila Kenzle, Richard Kind, John Pankow, Cynthia Harris, Louis Zorich, Robin Bartlett and Maui


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