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Helen Gahagan (1900–1980)


This beautiful Broadway singer and actress appeared in only one film, portraying the forever-young ice goddess ("she who must be obeyed"), the title character in RKO's 1935 adaptation of H. Rider Haggard's tale, She (1935), opposite Randolph Scott. In the latter 1940s, having entered politics, she would serve two terms in the lower house of the ... See full bio »

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 1935 She
She
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 1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (Documentary short)
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 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Cold War: Nixon's Secrets ... Herself (uncredited)
 1998 Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream (TV Movie documentary)
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 1995 Nixon
Herself (runs against Nixon) (uncredited)
 1990 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Nixon: Part I (1990) ... Herself (as Helen gahagan Douglas)

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Stage Play: The Enchanted April. Comedy. Written by Kane Campbell. Directed by John Hayden. Morosco Theatre: 24 Aug 1925- Sep 1925 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Doris Carteret, Gilbert Douglas, Helen Gahagan, Hugh Huntley, Merle Madden, John Ravold, Elisabeth Risdon, Adelina Roattono, Alison Skipworth (as "Mrs. Fisher"), ... See more »

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Helen gahagan Douglas
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The appearance of the Evil Queen in Walt Disney Productions film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) was inspired by Ms. Gahagen's performance in the movie She (1935). See more »

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