Hunt's performance in The Sessions garnered her a second Academy Award nomination.
She made her directorial debut in 2007 with Then She Found Me (2007).
She was nominated for an Oscar in 2013 for her work in the film The Sessions.Helen Hunt has allegedly split with her boyfriend of 16 years.According to a Wednesday report from In Touch Weekly, the 54-year-old Oscar-winning actress - who is best known for her TV series Mad About You and the film As Good As It Gets - has ended her relationship with Matthew Carnahan, 56.'The breakup was very messy,' a source close to the actress told the publication. It was also claimed that they stayed together for as long as it did because of their daughter Makena, 13.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.