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Helen Gardner (I) (1884–1968)

A stage actress who was an alumni of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Helen Gardner made her film debut with Vitagraph Pictures in 1911. In that year she appeared in Vanity Fair (1911), to critical acclaim. The next year she formed her own film production company, Helen Gardner Productions--as far as is known, the first film actress to do so... See full bio »

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Cleopatra Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt
Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair Becky Sharp
The Common Sin
The Common Sin Actress
A Sister to Carmen


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 1924 Sandra
La Flamme's wife
 1920 The Sleep of Cyma Roget
Cymba Roget
 1917 The Common Sin (Short)
 1915 Miss Jekyll and Madame Hyde (Short)
Madeleine Jekyll / Madame Hyde
 1915 Snatched from a Burning Death (Short)
Joan Le Grande
 1915 The Still, Small Voice (Short)
 1915 The Breath of Araby (Short)
 1914 Underneath the Paint (Short)
Tryphena Winter
 1914 The Moonshine Maid and the Man (Short)
Nancy - the Moonshine Maid
 1914/II The Butterfly (Short)
Nancy North - the Butterfly
 1914 The Strange Story of Sylvia Gray
Sylvia Gray / Silvery
 1914 And There Was Light (Short)
 1914 Fleur de Lys (Short)
 1913 A Daughter of Pan (Short)
Dusa - a Daughter of Pan
 1913 Olga Treskoff (Short)
Olga Treskoff
 1913 A Princess of Bagdad
Princess Ojira
 1913 A Sister to Carmen
 1913 Eureka! (Short)
The Castaway
 1913 The Wife of Cain (Short)
Save - the Wife of Cain
 1913 Alixe; or, The Test of Friendship (Short)
 1913 Becky, Becky (Short)
 1912 Cleopatra
Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt (as Miss Gardner)
 1912 The Party Dress (Short)
Lydia Borne
 1912 The Heart of Esmeralda (Short)
Louise Lennox - a Novelist
 1912/I The Miracle (Short)
Abbasah, the Caliph's Wife
 1912 Yellow Bird (Short)
Song Bird, a Young Indian
 1912 An Innocent Theft (Short)
Malcolm's Mother
 1912 The Serpents (Short)
 1912 The Illumination (Short)
 1912 The Old Silver Watch (Short) (as Miss Gardner)
 1912 Her Boy (Short)
Sue - Harry's Sweetheart
 1912 A Problem in Reduction (Short)
Mrs. Smartly - a Woman Who Wants to Reduce
 1912 Where the Money Went (Short)
Mrs. Fred Hart - the Jealous Wife
 1911 A Reformed Santa Claus (Short)
The Widow
 1911 Vanity Fair (Short)
Becky Sharp
 1911 The Freshet (Short)
Meg Matthews
 1911 The Girl and the Sheriff (Short)
The Mountain Girl
 1911 An Aeroplane Elopement (Short)
 1911 Arbutus (Short)
The Mountain Woman Who Becomes a Celebrated Singer
 1911 Madge of the Mountains (Short)
Madge of the Mountains
 1911 Regeneration (Short)
Elfie - Ross's Sweetheart
 1911 Ups and Downs (Short)
The Young Wife
 1911 By Woman's Wit (Short)
The Wife
 1911 For Love and Glory (Short)
Rose Seaton
 1911 The Death of King Edward III (Short)
Alice Ferrers
 1911 She Came, She Saw, She Conquered (Short)
Rose Leigh - a Young Schoolteacher
 1911 Treasure Trove (Short)
 1911 The Lure of Vanity (Short)
Edna White
 1911 A Quaker Mother (Short)
Lois Pearson Harmon - A Quaker Wife
 1911 Barriers Burned Away (Short)
John's Wife
 1911 The Sleep Walker (Short)
Lucy Langham
 1911/II For Her Brother's Sake (Short)
Bessie Black - the Sister
 1911 The Show Girl (Short)
Audrey, an Actress
 1911 The Wooing of Winifred (Short)
 1911 The Inherited Taint (Short)
The Nurse
 1911 A Tale of Two Cities (Short) (uncredited)
 1910 How She Won Him (Short)
Muriel Hanson
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)

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During a visit to Atlanta in 1920, she visited the federal prison where Eugene Debs was held, and presented him with an autographed picture. See more »

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