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Helen Thurston (1909–1979)

Helen Thurston was born on June 24, 1909 in Oregon, USA. She is known for her work on Bringing Up Baby (1938), It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) and A Place in the Sun (1951). She died on April 23, 1979 in Costa Mesa, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1967 Hillbillys in a Haunted House (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 Nyoka and the Lost Secrets of Hippocrates (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 The Claw Monsters (TV Movie) (stunt double: Phyllis Coates - uncredited)
 1965 The Great Race (stunts - uncredited)
 1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (stunt double: Ethel Merman - uncredited)
 1955 The Man with the Golden Arm (stunts - uncredited)
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues (stunts - uncredited)
 1955 Panther Girl of the Kongo (stunt double: Phyllis Coates - uncredited)
 1954 River of No Return (stunt double: Marilyn Monroe - uncredited)
 1951 A Place in the Sun (stunt double: Shelley Winters - uncredited)
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl (stunt double: Lucille Ball - uncredited)
 1950 Three Came Home (stunt double: Claudette Colbert - uncredited)
 1948 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (stunt double: Lenore Aubert - uncredited)
 1946 Daughter of Don Q (stunt double: Adrian Booth - uncredited)
 1946 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (stut double: Judith Anderson - uncredited)
 1944 Zorro's Black Whip (stunts - uncredited)
 1944 San Fernando Valley (stunts - uncredited)
 1944 Captain America (stunt double: Lorna Gray - uncredited)
 1942 The Magnificent Ambersons (stunt double: Anne Baxter - uncredited)
 1942 Perils of Nyoka (stunts - uncredited)
 1941 Jungle Girl (stunt double: Frances Gifford - uncredited)
 1940 Mysterious Doctor Satan (stunt double: Dorothy Herbert - uncredited)
 1939 Destry Rides Again (stunts - uncredited)
 1939 Daredevils of the Red Circle (stunt double: Carole Landis - uncredited)
 1938 Bringing Up Baby (stunt double: Katharine Hepburn - uncredited)
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In Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) she did the stunt for Lenore Aubert, playing Dr. Mornay, in which Mornay is thrown through the window by the monster. When the shot was first done Miss Aubert, after being thrown through the window, came flying back in, crashing into Glenn Strange, playing the monster, and causing him to break his ankle. When the scene was reshot Helen doubled for ... See more »

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