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Helena Carter (1920–2000)


Helena Carter was born into a family of Irish origin. While she was studying English Literature at the Columbia University Graduate School--to get a teacher's diploma--she began to work as a model for the Conover modeling agency. Renowned photographer Dick Isaacs shot some covers of her that garnered her some attention, and soon producer Leonard ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Fighting O'Flynn
The Fighting O'Flynn Lady Benedetta
(1949)
Invaders from Mars
Invaders from Mars Dr. Pat Blake
(1953)
River Lady
River Lady Stephanie Morrison
(1948)
The Golden Hawk
The Golden Hawk Blanca de Valdiva
(1952)

Filmography

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 1953 Invaders from Mars
Dr. Pat Blake
 1952 The Pathfinder
Welcome Alison
 1952 The Golden Hawk
Blanca de Valdiva
 1952 Bugles in the Afternoon
Josephine Russell
 1951 Fort Worth
Amy Brooks
 1951 Double Crossbones
Lady Sylvia Copeland
 1950 South Sea Sinner
Margaret Landis
 1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Margaret Dobson
 1949 The Fighting O'Flynn
Lady Benedetta
 1948 River Lady
Stephanie Morrison
 1947 Intrigue
Linda Parker, alias Linda Arnold
 1947 Something in the Wind
Clarissa Prentice
 1947 Time Out of Mind
Dora Drake
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 1996 Strange But True? (TV Series)
Herself
- Alien Abduction (1996) ... Herself
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Trivia:

Leading lady in US films of the late 1940s through the early 1950s.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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