Helen Hunt

Sure, we’ve always been mad about Helen Hunt, but since Mad About You hung up its humor, Hunt took her four Emmy Awards and has meticulously laid out a film career that has shared one aspect: Quality over quantity.

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt scored an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her role opposite Jack Nicholson in As Good as It Gets in 1997.

In 2000, she appeared in three fantastic films: Robert Altman's Dr. T and the Women starring Richard Gere, Pay It Forward with Kevin Spacey and What Women Want with Mel Gibson.

The year 2004 saw her in A Good Woman and then Hunt made her directorial debut in 2008 with Then She Found Me, based on the book by Elinor Lipman.

In Every Day, Hunt portrays Jeannie, the wife of Liev Schreiber's Ned, who together portray a married couple dealing with the challenges of life.

Whether it's Jeannie's crass elderly father moving in or the fact that their teenage son just came out as gay -- Ned and Jeannie's marriage is under stress to say the least.

But, in the hands of an actress of Hunt's mettle, Jeannie emits a quiet power that gives Every Day its heart.

Helen Hunt Every Day interview

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Comments on "Living Every Day with Helen Hunt"

SOS January 15, 2011 | 8:02 AM

What's wrong with her eyes..looks like she had work done..Anyways, glad she's back making movies.

No Name January 15, 2011 | 8:00 AM

whats wrong with her eyes...looks like she had work done. Anyways, glad she's back making movies

Sue January 15, 2011 | 4:12 AM

Sam-many of us have been waiting years for "this stuff" to be on TV and in movies. It is your right to turn the TV off or not go to a movie. Just as it is my right to have "this stuff" portrayed in the media so that I can chose to watch it. To each his own... Helen Hunt is one of my favorites, she is a fine actress, and pleasure to watch.

rob January 15, 2011 | 3:39 AM

i can kind of understand Sam's point of view, especially in this day and age, when being is not the biggest problem in one's life. what ever angst the son character may be having shouldn't have to be based on his ual preference. most people have issues in their life that go way beyond that. why couldn't the writers have gone a little deeper instead of taking the easy way out and focusing on being as a problem this family has to work out? i would think an actor of the caliber of Helen Hunt would expect something more meaningful....and i would assume even people in the community might be getting tired of their lifestyle being considered a "problem" to be dealt with.

Andre' January 15, 2011 | 1:42 AM

I have been a Helen'er (like that... well forget you then!)for a long time and I just wish she had done a couple really femme fatale roles when she was at her physical zenith. She's always been good looking and still is, but there was about a five to seven year period when she was jaw-dropping, crane your neck, fine! I saw Dr. T, Pay It Forward and What Women Want, all because Helen in was in them and neither film was particularly memorable for me. I think I know why she avoided more y stuff, but she proved that she could REALLY act with As Good As It Gets, so it would have been okay to do like say Jennifer Connelly has done- be assertive and committed and versatile and gorgegous and y intermittenly with your choices of roles. she's done so much (remember the female quarterback?) but from that other aspect, she may have cheated us... and maybe even herself as well.

gary January 15, 2011 | 1:01 AM

sam-before you share your opinion about such matters-learn how to spell and write a sentence. i mean com'on dude-read what you just wrote. your ignorance is obvious in your comment just by the way it's written, but even more so by your comments."all this stuff all the time now"-really dude-compare the straight stuff to the stuff-believe me -it's about 90 to 10.as a man i deserve more.p.s.-the waltons was over 30 years ago-time to move on-better yet-time to grow up.

Leticia January 15, 2011 | 12:42 AM

Am proud of your succesful carrer Hellen Hunt: actres, screenwriter, director. It's not easy and it's not faster as I wrote it. Congratulations!!!

sam January 15, 2011 | 12:35 AM

Are Writers so hurting for new scrpits that they keep writing all this stuff all the time now. Some of us have turned away from these shows that have been popular and turning to shows that we usually don't watch. It is better scripts. We also, we to Hall mark and the old shows like the waltons etc. Keep that other sick stuff off please, and we may go nack to them. t this point tho, we are liking the ones we never watch usally,. Holly is so sick.

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