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Helen Hunt

 
Bio:
Helen Hunt is an American actress and filmmaker. Hunt portrayed Jamie Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You, which earned her three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy and four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Hunt ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Helen Hunt is an American actress and filmmaker. Hunt portrayed Jamie Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You, which earned her three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy and four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Hunt ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2019
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Sonia
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1988
Emily Webb [Replacement]

Photos

Helen Hunt, Andrea Burns, Tessa Grady and Javier Munoz during the Opening Night perfo Photo

Helen Hunt, Andrea Burns, Tessa Grady and Javier Munoz during the Opening Night performance bows for ENCORES! Off-Center production of "Working - A Musical" at New York City Center on June 26, 2019 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/28/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2019
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Sonia

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1988
Emily Webb [Replacement]

Helen Hunt Biography

Helen Hunt is an American actress and filmmaker. Hunt portrayed Jamie Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You, which earned her three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy and four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Hunt won the Academy Award for Best Actress for starring as Carol Connelly in the romantic comedy As Good as It Gets. She also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress while her portraying the role of Cheryl Cohen-Greene in The Sessions. Her other notable films include Twister, Cast Away, What Women Want, Pay It Forward, Bobby, Soul Surfer, and The Miracle Season.

Hunt's theatre credits include Viola in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, at Lincoln Center, Our Town, and Life (x) 3.

She reprised the role of Jamie Buchman in the Mad About You revival, which premiered in the form of a limited series, by Spectrum Originals.

Helen Hunt Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - Director of the Year Gold Star
Terry Hands, Cyrano De Bergerac, RSC

Helen Hunt News

Cast Announced To Join Helen Hunt in EUREKA DAY at the Old Vic Photo Cast Announced To Join Helen Hunt in EUREKA DAY at the Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

The Old Vic and Sonia Friedman Productions have announced the cast and creative team for Jonathan Spector's multi award-winning Eureka Day, which has its European premiere at The Old Vic this September, directed by Katy Rudd (The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Camp Siegfried).

Helen Hunt to Star in European Premiere of Jonathan Spector's EUREKA DAY Photo Helen Hunt to Star in European Premiere of Jonathan Spector's EUREKA DAY
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 4, 2022

Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Helen Hunt will star in a new production of EUREKA DAY. Find out when the show is running, how to get ticket and more.

KRAPP'S LAST TAPE By Samuel Beckett To Be Performed at 2+U in Seattle, WA Photo KRAPP'S LAST TAPE By Samuel Beckett To Be Performed at 2+U in Seattle, WA
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022

Independent producer, director and actor Adam Kern will present a production of KRAPP’S LAST TAPE, by Samuel Beckett. The Production will play at The Studio at 2+U, an 1,100 sq. ft. workshop and presentation space in downtown Seattle.

Paul Reiser Set for Sacred Heart University Community Theatre This October Photo Paul Reiser Set for Sacred Heart University Community Theatre This October
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

An evening with actor/comedian Paul Reiser will take place as part of the SHU Community Theatre Comedy Series.

Paul Reiser Brings New Comedy Tour To The Van Wezel Photo Paul Reiser Brings New Comedy Tour To The Van Wezel
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2022

Comedian, actor, television writer, author and musician PAUL REISER is one of Hollywood's most prolific creatives—and he shows no signs of slowing down.

THE KING'S DAUGHTER Starring Pierce Brosnan And Kaya Scodelario Set For Release Photo THE KING'S DAUGHTER Starring Pierce Brosnan And Kaya Scodelario Set For Release
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

Fans are anticipating the upcoming film The King's Daughter directed by Sean McNamara (Soul Surfer, Spare Parts, The Miracle Season) a romantic fantasy set at Versailles starring Pierce Brosnan and Kaya Scodelario, which will debut in theaters on January 21st, 2022.

L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12½-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBIT Photo L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12½-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBITT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

In 1987, L.A. Theatre Works took the audio world by storm with a word-by-word recording of “Babbitt,” the seminal novel by Sinclair Lewis, starring Edward Asner in the title role and with a 33-member star-studded ensemble playing all the remaining parts.

Paul Reiser Comes to Comedy Works South, January 14 & 15 Photo Paul Reiser Comes to Comedy Works South, January 14 & 15
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2022

Comedy Works has announced that Paul Reiser will perform at Comedy Works South at the Landmark.

Alan Cumming, Ryan Reynolds & More to Star in Audible's CINNAMON BEAR Photo Alan Cumming, Ryan Reynolds & More to Star in Audible's CINNAMON BEAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

Audible just announced a new original series perfect for family listening: Cinnamon Bear: A Holiday Adventure, performed by star-studded cast with original musical numbers. The original Cinnamon Bear radio series debuted in 1937 as a cliffhanger-style children’s radio show that featured daily episodes during the holiday season!

Moxie Arts NY and Prime Produce Apprentice Cooperative Present Free Filmed Play Premi Photo Moxie Arts NY and Prime Produce Apprentice Cooperative Present Free Filmed Play Premiere of LE CONTRAIRE DE LA SOLITUDE (OR, THE OPPOSITE OF LONELY)
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2021

On October 28th, 2021 at 7pm, Moxie Arts NY will present the world premiere filmed one-act play 'Le Contraire De La Solitude (or, the opposite of lonely)' by K. Hernandez Friend at a free screening in New York City at Prime Produce Artist Cooperative.

Helen Hunt Videos

VIDEO: Watch Helen Hunt & Paul Reiser Talk About the MAD ABOUT YOU Reboot on TODAY SH VideoVIDEO: Watch Helen Hunt & Paul Reiser Talk About the MAD ABOUT YOU Reboot on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

In the 1990s, sitcom “Mad About You” chronicled the lives of a New York City couple. Now stars Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser visit TODAY to talk about the show's revival. Hunt says they got “artistically greedy” and decided to reboot the show. Reiser adds, “Our motto was 'don't let this suck.'”

VIDEO: Watch Natalie Morales Take a Tour of the MAD ABOUT YOU Revival Set VideoVIDEO: Watch Natalie Morales Take a Tour of the MAD ABOUT YOU Revival Set
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2019

One of America's favorite TV couples, the Buchmans, are coming back to television in the 'Mad About You' reboot. TODAY's Natalie Morales sat down with the show's stars, Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, and took a tour of their new set.

VIDEO: Helen Hunt Talks Sad STAR WARS Cakes on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN VideoVIDEO: Helen Hunt Talks Sad STAR WARS Cakes on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2019

After explaining why she had a Star Wars-themed sweet potato instead of a slice of cake for her recent birthday, Helen Hunt invites James and his family to accompany her to a screening of The Rise of Skywalker this coming Christmas. There's just one problem with that...

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for I SEE YOU, Starring Helen Hunt! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for I SEE YOU, Starring Helen Hunt!
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019

When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper (Jon Tenney) struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie (Helen Hunt). Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at Jackie's grip on reality. But after a malicious presence manifests itself in their home and puts their son, Connor (Judah Lewis), in mortal danger, the cold, hard truth about evil in the Harper household is finally uncovered.

VIDEO: Lisa Kudrow Reveals She Struggled Playing Phoebe on FRIENDS VideoVIDEO: Lisa Kudrow Reveals She Struggled Playing Phoebe on FRIENDS
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2019

In the new episode of hit digital series Hiking with Kevin, SNL legend Kevin Nealon is joined by Friends star Lisa Kudrow, who opens up about playing Phoebe Buffay and reveals that she had a really hard time portraying the iconic character:

MAD ABOUT YOU Reunion Series to Debut November 20 VideoMAD ABOUT YOU Reunion Series to Debut November 20
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 5, 2019

The Buchmans are back!  Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt reprise their roles in the Sony Pictures Television-produced limited event series on Wednesday, November 20 when the first six episodes drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum's On Demand platform.  The final six episodes will release on Wednesday, December 18.

VIDEO: Sean Bean, Helen Hunt Star in WORLD ON FIRE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Sean Bean, Helen Hunt Star in WORLD ON FIRE Trailer
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2019

MASTERPIECE on PBS has released the trailer for World on Fire, an adrenalized, emotionally gripping and resonant World War II drama that follows the intertwining fates of ordinary people in five countries as they grapple with the effects of the war on their everyday lives.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 26, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion.

BWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKIN VideoBWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKING
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 20, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion.

VIDEO: Watch the Season Three Trailer of SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Featuring Helen Hunt,  VideoVIDEO: Watch the Season Three Trailer of SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Featuring Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Brian Cox and More
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2018

The fascinating history behind Shakespeare's greatest plays continues with a third series of Shakespeare Uncovered, premiering Fridays, October 12-26 on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day at pbs.org/shakespeareuncovered and on PBS apps. The ambitious series concludes with celebrated new hosts Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Romola Garai, Brian Cox, Simon Russell Beale and Sir Antony Sher, who seamlessly weave their personal passions with history, biography, iconic performances and new analysis to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's famous works. The final season investigates “Much Ado About Nothing,” “The Merchant of Venice,” “Measure for Measure,” “Julius Caesar,” “The Winter's Tale” and “Richard III.” 


Helen Hunt Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Helen Hunt been in?
Helen Hunt has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Helen Hunt been in?
Helen Hunt has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Helen Hunt been nominated for?
Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Cyrano De Bergerac, RSC .

What awards has Helen Hunt won?
Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Cyrano De Bergerac, RSC.