Actress With Maine Roots, Gray Roots on NBC Tonight


Actress Helen Hunt has Maine roots that may be mentioned in tonight’s episode of the NBC genealogy series, “Who Do You Think You Are?” Hunt, best known as the female lead in the 1990s sitcom “Mad About You,” recently visited the historic Neal Dow House in Portland, home of the Maine Woman’s Christian Temperance Union. One of Hunt’s ancestors helped to start the union in 1875, according to Janet Perkins, a leader of the local group. (read more at Portland Press Herald)