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Overview (2)

Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but a dual citizen with a British passport, Helene Udy is best known for playing edgy, rough hewn and often sympathetic portrayals of misunderstood characters's the most of which to date is the series regular prostitute "Myra" on the popular CBS TV Western Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman. One of two daughters, Helene began her acting career as a child in Canadian shows for the CBC, CTV and Global Canadian television networks. She studied at Montreal's Dome Theater school and pursued a degree in film at Montreal's Dawson College, while continuing her acting career in Canadian movies (such as Pick-up Summer (1980), My Bloody Valentine (1981), Pin (1988), The Dead Zone (1983), Hog Wild (1980)), before moving to New York for her soap series gig on As the World Turns (1956). In Los Angeles, among the plays Helene has produced and directed, "Out in America", by Canadian writer Katie Ford, won several prestigious Backstage West Awards for Production and Direction. And Rehab the Musical won the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2010.While working as a series regular on the CBS series, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Helene formed "Fatty Pictures" (later known as "5k-Films") and began to produce and direct feature films. She has three independent movies to her credit to date ("The Last Blue Day", If Tomorrow Comes (2000), "Employee of the Month"). and a documentary feature film (on malaria), with Dr. D. Rutledge Taylor, which took her to Africa and Malaysia in 2005. In her free time,Helene is also an acrobat who's disciplines include The areal silks and partner hand balancing. She also works in ketch comedy and is presently developing and producing sketches for her web comedy sketch series "Sexy Fun Kitty What".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A. Nonymous

Trivia (4)

Younger sister of Claudia Udy.
She owns "5k Films/Durangho Pictures" (formerly "Fatty Productions") with actor Mills Pierre.
Teaches yoga. Was certified in 1994.
Helene parents met in Ehtiopia at an Embassy party while her father was working for the Emperor Heili Selassi and her mother was a Sargent major in the Isreali army.

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