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Helen Lee Worthing (1905–1948)

Helen Lee Worthing was born Helen Wortham on January 31, 1895 in Louisville, Kentucky. Her mother died when she was a child and her father moved the family to Massachusetts. During World War 1 she worked with the Red Cross. She married Charles McDonald, a businessman, in 1917. At the age of twenty-four she entered a beauty contest and was named "... See full bio »

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Known For

The Count of Luxembourg Angele Didier
The Swan Wanda von Gluck


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 1927 Thumbs Down
Marion Ames
 1927 Vanity
Tess Ramsay
 1926 Don Juan
Eleanora (uncredited)
 1926 Lew Tyler's Wives
Coleen Miles
 1926 Watch Your Wife
Gladys Moon
 1926 The Count of Luxembourg
Angele Didier
 1925 The Other Woman's Story
Jean Prentiss
 1925 Flower of Night
 1925 Night Life of New York
Carrie Reed
 1925 The Crowded Hour
Grace Laidlaw
 1925 The Swan
Wanda von Gluck
 1924 Janice Meredith
Mrs. Loring
 1923 Enemies of Women
Norway (uncredited)

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As a Follies girl and a screen actress I met millionaires, aristocrats, and gentlemen of the highest type but I chose my husband because I loved him.


Her career was ruining in 1929 when the public found out she had married an African American doctor. She never worked in Hollywood again.


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