As Good as It Gets Carol Connelly (Helen Hunt) is a single mother, and an artist Simon Bishop (Greg Kinnear) form an unlikely friendship. Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) is an obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when artist Simon Bishop is hospitalized. In addition, Carol is the only waitress who will tolerate him must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.
Oscar Winner, Helen Hunt will be in attendance for a Q & A following the screening of As Good as It Gets she will be at The 20th Annual California Independent Film Festival in Orinda, California on Saturday, September 9 at 4:00pm. Some of her other notable films include Twister (1996), and Cast Away (2000). Other movies are What Women Want (2000), Pay It Forward (2000) and The Sessions (2012). She made her directorial debut in 2007 with Then She Found Me (2007).
As Good as It Gets starring Helen Hunt is born in Culver City, California.
Her mother, Jane Elizabeth worked as a photographer. Her father Gordon Hunt was a film director, voice director, a stage director and acting coach. Her uncle Peter H. Hunt is also a director. Her maternal grandmother Dorothy (Anderson) Fries was a voice coach. Hunt’s paternal grandmother was from a German-Jewish family. Hunt’s other grandparents were of English descent (her maternal grandfather was born in England). When she was three Hunt’s family moved to New York City where her father directed theatre and Hunt attended plays as a child several times a week. She studied ballet, and briefly attended UCLA
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