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Helen Burgess (I) (1916–1937)

Young and full of promise, Paramount contract player Helen Burgess possessed a lovely, sweet-faced quality, but made only four films during her lifetime. Born April 26, 1916, the rather demure Portland, Oregon beauty was given an auspicious debut in Cecil B. DeMille's epic bio-western The Plainsman (1936). Discovered by DeMille himself with only ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Plainsman
The Plainsman Louisa Cody
(1936)
A Doctor's Diary
A Doctor's Diary Ruth Hanlon
(1937)
King of Gamblers
King of Gamblers Jackie Nolan
(1937)
Night of Mystery
Night of Mystery Ada Greene
(1937)

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 1937 Night of Mystery
Ada Greene
 1937 King of Gamblers
Jackie Nolan
 1937 A Doctor's Diary
Ruth Hanlon
 1936 The Plainsman
Louisa Cody
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Seventh Year", Spotlight Theater, Los Angeles, CA. See more »

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Trivia:

Her role as Louisa Cody in Paramount Pictures' The Plainsman (1936) was played eight years later by Maureen O'Hara in yet another biography of William F. Cody, this time at Twentieth Century-Fox, entitled Buffalo Bill (1944) starring Joel McCrea. See more »

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