Helen Elizabeth Hunt is a actress, film director, and screenwriter who starred
in the NBC-TV sitcom Mad About You (1992-1999), before being cast in the
1997 romantic comedy As Good as it Gets, for which she won the Academy
Award for Best Actress. Some of her other Hollywood credits include Twister
(1996), and Cast Away (2000). Hunt made her directorial debut in 2007 with
Then She Found Me.