Some think the 'Mad About You' star looks Hunt, 56, has gone from playing ingenues in romantic comedies to taking on parts where she acts as a figure of wisdom and guidance to younger characters. While her choice of roles seems to indicate that she's embracing her age, the changes to her face suggest she might be trying to look more youthful and refreshed at the same time. But her acting career actually began when she was 8 years old and she started studying acting with her father , legendary acting coach Gordon Hunt. She's particularly well known by Gen X for her turn in a cult classic after-school special. Anyone from Generation X will tell you that they remember Hunt from the after-school special, "Desperate Lives", where her character takes PCP once, then throws herself screaming out a window.
She's been dealing with a bad breakup
Helen Hunt was involved in a car crash that flipped the car she was riding in, and she was rushed to hospital. The year-old actress was the only passenger, when another car clipped Helen's and flipped it on to its side. TMZ obtained a video of the crash, in which it looks like Helen's SUV has a clear path across the intersection, but gets clipped at the last minute. After complaining of pain, Helen was taken to hospital in a stable condition, and left a few hours later.
1. She's had an impressively long career.
By Dan Heching For Dailymail. After a terrifying car wreck last week that thankfully resulted in no major injuries, this actress is happy to return to a sense of normalcy. Helen Hunt posted a smiling selfie with her onscreen husband Paul Reiser as they were on the set of their Mad About You reboot on Thursday night. It was only one week ago that she was involved in a Los Angeles traffic collision. The black SUV in which she was riding on Tuesday, October 15 was t-boned at an intersection, causing it to flip onto its side. There weren't any reports of substance use and no citations were issued following the incident, TMZ revealed. Hunt was treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after complaining of some pain at the scene of the crash, but was discharged and sent home that same evening.
In the '90s, Helen Hunt was everywhere. She starred in the long-running sitcom Mad About You , and the world was mad about her. But since the show's cancellation in , we've heard increasingly less and less from the actress. Why is that? Here's what Helen Hunt's been up to since receding from the spotlight. Breakups happen all the time, both in Hollywood and out, but Helen Hunt surprised many recently by calling off things with her boyfriend of 16 years, a producer named Matthew Carnahan. The two had been together since —in , they welcomed a daughter, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan, into the world. And yet, despite In Touch Weekly reporting that "Helen and Matthew always appeared to be super in love," they couldn't keep it going forever.