Helen Vinson (I) (1907–1999)

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Texas-born Helen Vinson was born Helen Rulfs in Beaumont on September 17, 1907, the daughter of an oil company exec.. The family eventually settled in Houston, where her inflamed passion for acting was first ignited. While in her teens she married Harry N. Vickerman, a man fifteen years her senior who came from a well-to-do Philadelphia family. ... See full bio »

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The Kennel Murder Case Doris Delafield
Torrid Zone Gloria Anderson
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 1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Helena Draque
 1944 Are These Our Parents?
Myra Salisbury
 1944 The Lady and the Monster
Chloe Donovan
 1944 Chip Off the Old Block
Glory Marlow Jr.
 1941 Nothing But the Truth
Linda Graham
 1940 Bowery Boy
Peggy Winters
 1940 Torrid Zone
Gloria Anderson
 1940 Beyond Tomorrow
Arlene Terry
 1940 Enemy Agent
Irene Hunter
 1940 Curtain Call
Charlotte Morley
 1940 Married and in Love
Doris Wilding
 1939 In Name Only
Suzanne Duross
 1937 Live, Love and Learn
Lily Chalmers
 1937 Vogues of 1938
Mary Curson
 1936 Reunion
Gloria Sheridan
 1936 Love in Exile
Countess Xandra St. Aurion
 1935 King of the Damned
Anna Courvin
 1935 Transatlantic Tunnel
Varlia Lloyd
 1935 Age of Indiscretion
Eve Lenhart
 1935 Private Worlds
Claire Monet
 1935 The Wedding Night
Dora Barrett
 1935 A Notorious Gentleman
Nina Thorne
 1934 Broadway Bill
 1934 The Captain Hates the Sea
Janet Grayson
 1934 Gift of Gab
 1934 Let's Try Again
Ann (Credits) / Nan Blake
 1934 The Life of Vergie Winters
Laura Shadwell
 1934 As Husbands Go
Lucille Lingard
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case
Doris Delafield
 1933 The Power and the Glory
Eve Borden
 1933 Midnight Club
Iris Whitney
 1933 The Little Giant
Polly Cass
 1933 Grand Slam
Lola Starr
 1933 Second Hand Wife
Betty Cavendish
 1932 Lawyer Man
Barbara Bentley
 1932 They Call It Sin
Enid Hollister
 1932 The Crash
Esther Parrish (uncredited)
 1932 Two Against the World
Corinne Walton
 1932 Jewel Robbery

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Stage Play: Berlin. Drama. Written by Valentine Williams and Alice Crawford. Directed by Fritz Feld. George M. Cohan's Theatre: 30 Dec 1931- Jan 1932 (closing date unknown/26 performances). Cast: Jacob Bleifer, E.J. DeVarney, John Feistel, William Franklyn (as "Johann"), Charlotte Granville (as "Frau Hulda"), Sydney Greenstreet (as "Dr. ... See more »


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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Hollywood seemed to be an absolute sea of short men. Robinson, Muni, James Cagney and George Raft all had to stand on boxes when they acted with me.

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