Makena' Lei Gordon Carnahan is an actress, known for Ride (2014) and The Miracle Season (2018). She was born on 13 May 2004. She grows in a family that is so close to movie industry.
Her mom is an Oscar-winning actress Helen Elizabeth Hunt. And her dad is an American producer, author and movie director, Matthew Carnahan. known for Dirt (2007), House of Lies (2012) and The Fugitive (2000). Her granddad, Gordon Hunt (Helen Hunt's dad), was a movie, voice and stage director and acting mentor.
Her mom, who is notable as Helen Hunt (conceived June 15, 1963) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. She is best referred to for featuring as Jamie Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You (1992– 1999), for which she won four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, and for featuring as Carol Connelly in the romantic comedy film As Good as It Gets (1997), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Hunt's other prominent movies include Twister (1996), Cast Away (2000), What Women Want (2000), Pay It Forward (2000), and The Sessions (2012). Hunt's execution in The Sessions garnered her an Academy Award assignment for Best Supporting Actress. She made her directorial make a big appearance with the satire dramatization film Then She Found Me (2007). Hunt has likewise won four Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
In August 2017, Makena's mom and dad split after 16 years of relationship from 2001 to 2017. She has step older brother, named Emmett Carnahan (born in 1998) from his dad.
Helen said that both of Makena'Lei's names have unique importance – her center name, "Gordon" is from Helen's dad first name. At that point "Carnahan" is from her dad's last name.
Her first movie, Ride (2014) was directed and written by her mom, Helen. In that film, Helen is additionally as the primary actress, while Makena Lei as a young lgirl on plane. She's only 10 years old at that time. This movie is about a mother ventures out cross-country to California to be with her son after he chooses to drop out of school and turn into a surfer.
In her second movie, The Miracle Season (2018) directed by Sean McNamara, she played with her mom once more. Helen played the main character Kathy Bresnahan and Makena Lei as Ruby.
The Miracle Season tell us that after the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" found, a group of demoralized secondary school girls must unite as one under the direction of their extreme love coach (Helen Hunt) with expectations of winning the state championship.
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