Helen Traubel (1899–1972)

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Her first introduction to performing was as a singer, and she made her concert debut with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Although widely known for her talent, it was not until 1935 that she was given the chance to succeed on a national level. In 1935, while performing at the St. Louis Sangerfest, she was heard by composer Walter Damrosch. ... See full bio »

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The Ladies Man Miss Helen N. Wellenmellon
The Red Skelton Hour Queen Isabella / Self - Award for Most Promising Newcomer
Deep in My Heart Anna Mueller


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 1967 Gunn
 1964-1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Muriel Farrow / Muriel
- Farrow's Fling (1965) ... Muriel
- Mad, Mad Momma (1965) ... Muriel Farrow
- The Sweet Smell of Wampum (1965) ... Muriel Farrow
 1961 The Ladies Man
Miss Helen N. Wellenmellon
 1960 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
- The Mikado (1960) ... Katisha
 1954 Deep in My Heart
Anna Mueller
 1954 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Queen Isabella
- Columbus and Isabella (1954) ... Queen Isabella
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Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot called "Mom Is the Governor of Texas", based on the real-life story of former Texas governor Ma Ferguson. See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)


William L. Bass  (her death) | See more »

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She was forced off the Met stage by the newly-appointed General Manager Rudolf Bing and left in 1953 when Bing refused to allow her to perform in nightclubs. See more »

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