Helen Hunt Trivia

  • Helen Hunt
    • Famous as : Actress
    • Birth Name : Helen Elizabeth Hunt
    • Birth Date : June 15, 1963
    • Birth Place : Culver City, California
    • Spouse : Hank Azaria (actor, 17-Jul-99 - 18-Dec-00)
    • Claim to Fame : As Jamie Buchman in NBC sitcom "Mad About You" (1992 - 1999)


  • The role Carol Conelly in "As Good As It Gets" (1997) was given to her after Holly Hunter rejected it.
  • Celebrates Thanksgiving with "ER" (1994) star, Anthony Edwards, every year.
  • Did a guest voice in "The Simpson's" (1989) as Moe's girlfriend and the voice of Moe was filled by her real life boyfriend, Hank Azaria.
  • Received a fan letter from Steven Spielberg who watched her movie "Quarterback Princess" (1983) and replied the letter after watching Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" (1998).
  • Her movies "Cast Away" (2000) and "What Women Want" (2000) grossed over $150 million each and appeared in theatres at the same time during the end of holiday season of 2000.
  • Held the record of winning four Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in 2001 and four consecutive Emmys from 1996 until 1999.
  • Is the only actress to win all three prestigious awards, a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award and an Emmy Award in the same year, 1998.
  • Has no related blood to Bonnie Hunt, the actress who gave up the female leading role in "Mad About You" (1992 - 1999) and eventually the role went to her.
  • Her performance in sitcom "Mad About You" (1992 - 1999) episode 'The Birth' absorbed as much as 25 million audiences.
  • Was the highest paid TV actress in 1999 for her role in "Mad About You" (1992 - 1999), earning almost $1 million per episode by the end of last season.
  • She and her ex-husband, Hank Azaria, have both guest starred in sitcom "Friends", although in different episodes.
  • Was nominated as one of '50 Most Beautiful People' by People Magazine in 1998.
  • Eye witnessed the September 11 tragedy from her apartment and immediately booked a personal jet at quite an amount of money to flee from Connecticut.
  • Was praised as 'hero' by Candice Bergen in her Emmy acceptance speech.
  • Defeated Teri Hatcher for the role of Jamie Buchman at the final audition of "Mad About You" (1992 - 1999).
  • Is the best friend of Helen Slater.
  • Together with Connie Tavel, she owns a production house named Hunt/Tavel Productions.
  • Shares the same birthday with Courtney Cox, Shane Stanley, Neil Patrick Harris, Leah Remini and Ice Cube.
  • Donated $100,000 for the good cause of Screen Actors Guild (SAG).
  • Is a loyal democrat and will support like-minded activities.
  • Often went to Hawaii in her childhood and it remains her favorite holiday place.
  • Stole a leotard at the age of 13 but never got charged.
  • Appeared on and off Broadway in plays such as "Been Taken" (1985) and "Our Town" (1989).