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Katherine Helmond

Katherine Marie Helmond was born on July 5, 1928, in Galveston, Texas. She was raised by her mother, Thelma Malone, and her grandmother; they were Irish Catholics. Young Katherine attended Catholic school, and appeared in numerous school plays and pageants. She took a job at a local theater while still in high school, hammering and sawing the ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Starred in Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize Winning stage play "'Night, Mother" in the role of "Thelma Cates" from January 28, 1998 thru February 15, 1998 at the Orpheum Theatre in Foxborough, Massachusetts. See more »

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The choice of roles as I grow older gets more and more limited, so if I pin myself to one kind of part I would get in trouble. So, these oddball ladies came along for me to do--I guess Terry Gilliam helped in this respect. I have found them more interesting, flashier and I get more mileage out of them. Many times, when a director reads a script and wants somebody who says "Far out", then they let... See more »


Best known by the public for her starring role as Jessica Tate on Soap (1977) and for her role as Mona Robinson on Who's the Boss? (1984). See more »

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