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Helen Hunt (born 15.06.1963) Helen Hunt is an Oscar winning American actress.

Childhood: Helen Hunt was born in Culver City, California. Her parents are Jane Elizabeth, a photographer, and Gordon, a film director. She moved to New York City when she was three where her father directed theatre. She studied ballet and went to plays every week as a child. She attended UCLA.

Acting career Helen Hunt was a child actress with early TV appearances including on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'The Bionic Woman', 'Ark II' and 'The Swiss Family Robinson'. In 1982, she appeared in the sitcom 'It Takes Two' which only aired for one season. Between 1984 and 1986 she was in the TV show 'St. Elsewhere' and also appeared in TV movie 'Bill: On His Own' alongside Mickey Rooney, and 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun', with Sarah Jessica Parker and Shannen Doherty. In 1992, she landed the lead role in 'Mad About You' opposite Paul Reiser, a show which won her numerous awards including a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In 1998, she appeared in 'As Good as It Gets' alongside Jack Nicholson and subsequently won an Academy Award for Best Actress as well as a second Golden Globe. She then took time off from the screen and appeared in theatre in a rendition of Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'. In 2000, she appeared in 'Dr. T & the Women' with Richard Gere, 'Pay It Forward' alongside Kevin Spacey, 'What Women Want' with Mel Gibson and 'Cast Away' opposite Tom Hanks. In 2006, she was in 'Bobby' alongside an all-star cast of Demi Moore, Anthony Hopkins, Sharon Stone and William H. Macy. She made her feature directorial debut with 'She Found Me' starring Colin Firth and Matthew Broderick and now owns the production company Hunt/Tavel Productions.

Personal life: Helen Hunt married actor Hank Azaria in 1999 but divorced him the following year. She is currently in a relationship with producer Matthew Carnahan, and has been since 2001, with whom she has a daughter, Makena Lei Gordon.



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Helen Hunt's New Movie 'Ride' – Star Will Lead the Cast and Direct

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Helen Hunt's new movie, Ride, will see the actress step behind the camera as well as in front of it, and she is set to star and direct, Deadline have reported. The multi-talented actress also wrote the film.

Filming for Ride is set to start in Los Angeles on August 5th, with filming moving onto New York later on.

It stars Luke Wilson, David Zaynes, Mike White and Brenton Thwaites and tells the story of a 20-year-old student who leaves California and his mother for the Big Apple.

Continue reading: Helen Hunt's New Movie 'Ride' – Star Will Lead the Cast and Direct

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