Helen Hunt

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Quotes (15)

  • Helen: I don't like people to think they know me. It makes me queasy.

  • Helen: If you ever hear that there is a show called 'Helen', shoot me, will you please? (on the recent rash of self titled TV shows)

  • Helen: (about Hawaii) It's where I feel right. I can write here, think, chill, get a clear head.

  • Helen: You have five seconds to enjoy it and then you remember who you didn't thank.

  • Helen: When you first entered the restaurant, I thought you were handsome... and then, of course, you spoke.

  • Helen: If there's a message, it's that the unlovable and unattractive parts of ourselves should be embraced. The only real currency between people is what happens when they're not cool. And I hope people feel OK about not being cool.

  • Helen: I usually don't read things written about me and I certainly don't read things if they are inappropriate.

  • Helen: I think that all of us are 5-year-olds and we don't want to be embarrassed in the schoolyard.

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Trivia (37)

  • Helen was nominated for 4 SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series from 1995-1998. She won in 1995. Those same four years, 1995-1998, she was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Mad About.

  • Helen and her Mad About You (1992) co-star Paul Reiser were both given $1,000,000 salaries for every episode in 1999.

  • She has won four Emmys and four Golden Globes for her work on Mad About You.

  • Helen won four American Comedy Awards, and was nominated for five.

  • While starring in Mad About You, Helen filmed 3 public service announcements for NBC's The More You Know. Her topics were sexually transmitted diseases, domestic violence, and a teacher tribute.

  • Helen appeared in a Direct TV commercial in a clip from Twister, in 2006.

  • Helen wrote an essay, contributing to Willa Shallit's book Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female.

  • On September 11, 2001, Helen watched the World Trade Center attacks from the top of her New York apartment.

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