59 years old (Born on June 15, 1963)
Actress; She is famous from As Good As It Gets, Mad About You.Attended UCLA for 1 month. Witnessed the World Trade Center attacks from the roof of her brand new New York apartment and decided to leave the city right away, but could not get a flight out. She booked a private jet at considerable expense and flew herself and her staff out of Connecticut three days later, the first day they allowed private jets to fly. [September 2001] Got the role in Twister (1996) based on her performance in The Waterdance (1992). Spouse: Hank Azaria (17 July 1999 - 18 December 2000) (divorced) Got the lead in As Good as It Gets (1997) after Holly Hunter turned it down.
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Fun Facts About Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt is the only person, male or female, known to have danced with Gillian Anderson on the night of the 2001 Oscars. The latter wore her infamous backless dress, complete with thong that night. The two women were strongly hinted to be in a relationship when Ted Casablanca did an ongoing story on a powerful, and shocking, lesbian couple in 2000. Update (famoushookups.com)
Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Her best friend is Helen Slater.
Beat Teri Hatcher for the role of Jamie Buchman in "Mad About You" (1992) at the final auditions.
Celebrates Thanksgiving every year with Anthony Edwards.
Did a guest voice on "The Simpsons" (1989) in episode: #9.16 "Dumbbell Indemnity," as Moe`s girlfriend, Renee. The voice of Moe is Hank Azaria, Helen`s real-life love at that time.
Asked novelist Robert B. Parker to create a female private detective for her to play. The result was Parker's series of novels featuring Sunny Randall.
Daughter, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan, born 13 May 2004 with boyfriend Matthew Carnahan.
Frequents Hawaii, which she first visited when she was 14. Says, "It`s where I feel right. I can write here, think, chill and get a clear head.".
After divorcing Hank Azaria, she moved to New York, intending to do theater work, especially William Shakespeare. 
Daughter of Gordon Hunt.
In the early 1990s she dated her agent at Creative Artists Agency, Doc O`Conner.
She and her "Mad About You" (1992) co-star, Paul Reiser, were both given $1,000,000 per episode salaries for the 1999 TV season.
Dated Eric Stoltz, her The Waterdance (1992) co-star.
Only the second actress to win a Golden Globe, an Oscar, and an Emmy in the same calendar year. The first was Liza Minnelli in 1973.
She and her ex-husband, Hank Azaria, have both guest-starred on the TV show "Friends" (1994), though not in the same episode.
Graduated from Providence High School in Burbank, California.
Her daughter, Makena Lei, was named after a friend`s dream. The name means "many flowers of heaven." The baby`s middle name, Gordon, is in honor of Helen`s father, Gordon Hunt.
Has won Four Emmys, four Golden Globes, a Blockbuster Award, two Screen Actors Guild awards, four American Comedy Awards, three Viewers for Quality Television Awards and an Oscar, along with other awards. 
She appeared in four movies released in the year 2000. Two of them were in theaters at the same time during the end-of-the-year holiday season, and grossed over $150 million each: Cast Away (2000) and What Women Want (2000).
Asked novelist Robert B. Parker to create a female private detective for her to play. The result was Parker`s series of novels featuring Sunny Randall.
One of People Magazine`s 50 Most Beautiful People.