Helen Hunt Shows Off Slim Beach Body at Age 50

Celebrity Body Aug. 7, 2013 AT 8:00AM
Helen Hunt rocks a bathing suit on August 5, 2013 in L.A.
Helen Hunt shows off her slim beach body at age 50 on the set of Ride in L.A. on Aug. 5. Credit: Gaz Shirley; PacificCoastNews.com

Mad about Helen Hunt's bod! The 50-year-old actress showed off her ageless physique on the set of her new movie on Monday, Aug. 5. Hunt hit Venice Beach in L.A. wearing a black halter-top, one-piece swimsuit, which accentuated her slender frame.

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The former Mad About You star is the writer, director and star of the new movie Ride. The film, also starring Luke Wilson, tells the story about a mother who travels cross-country to visit her son after he drops out of school to become a surfer. On set, Hunt was photographed holding a surfboard on the beach, and changing into a black wetsuit.

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The Academy Award-winning actress -- mom to daughter Makena, 9, with partner Matthew Carnahan -- recently appeared nude in 2012's The Sessions.

"I got the part a couple weeks before I started, so all the cookie fasting in the world was not going to [help]. So I didn't do that," she told PopSugar about preparing for the nude scenes in The Sessions. "Every time I wanted to worry about that, I just tried to prepare more for the part so I would be thinking more about that than about how naked I was."

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"More than anybody, the cameraman sets the tone on a set, so it all kind of came down to him," she added. "So I talked to him -- that was one way I prepared. 'Don't let me look bad,' and that was it."

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