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Helene Madison (1913–1970)

Champion swimmer Helene Emma Madison was born on June 19, 1913 in Madison, Wisconsin. Helene moved with her family to Seattle, Washington while still a child. Madison first gained recognition as a competitive swimmer by winning the Northwest High School Championship in 1928. Helene broke the state record for the women's 100-yard freestyle at age ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Human Fish
The Human Fish Herself - The Human Fish
Sport Slants
Sport Slants Herself
The Warrior's Husband
It's Great to Be Alive


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 1933 It's Great to Be Alive (uncredited)
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 1934/I Sport Slants (Documentary short)
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 1932 The Human Fish (Short)
Herself - The Human Fish

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, 1992. See more »

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