The Los Angeles native has won four Golden Globe Awards and four Emmys.
Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter.
She played Jennie in the 1983 television movie Bill: On His Own, co-starring Mickey Rooney and, later that year, was cast in the lead role of Tami Maida in the fact-based TV movie Quarterback Princess. Elsewhere as Clancy Williams, the girlfriend of Dr.
Jack "Boomer" Morrison, and had a notable guest appearance as a cancer-stricken mother-to-be in a two-part episode of Highway to Heaven.
Hunt was nominated for an Emmy Award for lead actress in a comedy seven years in a row, from 1993 through 1999, winning in the last four years.