Helen Hunt: Who is Helen Hunt? What is she going to do next?

Helen Hunt’s Life

Helen Hunt, or Helen Elizabeth Hunt is an infamous actress and a filmmaker. Certainly, she is a legendary personality in Hollywood and has won prestigious awards. She was born on 15 June, 1963 in California. Helen’s mother Jane Elizabeth was photographer and father Gordon Hunt was a film and stage director. Moreover, Hunt has studied ballet and attended the University of California.

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To talk about her personal life, Hunt has dated and married Hank Azaria in 1999. But, they eventually got divorced after 17 months of marriage. Later, Hunt began a relationship with the producer Matthew Carnahan. Moreover, Helen Hunt and Matthew Carnahan have a daughter together. But, they also got separated in 2017.

Helen Hunt’s Career

Having a family from the entertainment background, Helen Hunt began acting as a child. She started her acting career as a child actress in the 1970s. Subsequently, she played small roles in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “The Swiss Family Robinson”, “The Facts of Life”, “Desperate Lives”, and other shows as well. Her studio films began with “Trancers”, followed by “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”, “Project X”, “Stealing Home” and “Next of Kin”.


By the 1990s, Hunt became a popular actress and played epic roles in “The Taming of the Shrew”, “Mad About You”, “As Good as it Gets”, and others. Meanwhile, she won an Academy Award for the Best Actress in As Good as it Gets. Some of Helen’s notable works include “Pay It Forward”, “What Women Want”, “Cast Away”, “His Girl’s Friday”, A Good Woman”, “Every Day”, “The Sessions”, “Ride”, “Miracle Season” and others.

On the other hand, Helen started her directorial career with “Then She Found Me”, followed by “Revenge”, “Ride”, “The Politician”, “Feud: Bette and Joan” and more.

Helen Hunt: Awards

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Source: Hollywood Life

As an actor and a director, Helen Hunt has won many prestigious awards. Precisely, Helen has won 15 awards out of 30 nominations. The list includes an Academy Award, 4 American Comedy Awards, 4 Emmy Awards, 4 Golden Globe Awards, a People’s Choice Award, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

What is Helen Hunt doing next?

Being an amazing actor and a director, Helen Hunt is not the one to sit. Her last work was when she reprised her role as Jamie Buchman in “Mad About You” revival. Before that, she worked with BBC, when she appeared in “World on Fire” as Nancy Campbell.

Next, Helen is going to appear in “Blindspotting”. Recently, Helen was announced to have joined the cast of upcoming series “Blindspotting”. Certainly, Helen will be working with Jasmine Ceohas Jones, Jaylen Barron, Atticus Woodward and Candace Nicholas-Lippman. Upon Helen’s selection for “Blindspotting”, Rafael Casel said, “It is such an honor to have Helen Hunt in this series”. In the series, Helen will be playing Rainey, Miles’s mother.

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