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Francesca Curran

Francesca Curran is an American actress. She is best known for her compelling role as inmate Helen Van Maele ("Skinhead Helen") in Netflix's hit series, "Orange Is The New Black." She joined the cast in Season 4, making a splash as the intimidating white supremacist, part of the "white power" crew headed by Piper (Taylor Schilling). Curran has ... See full bio »

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Orange Is the New Black Helen Van Maele
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 2019 Seneca
 2016-2018 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Helen Van Maele
- Look Out for Number One (2018) ... Helen Van Maele
- The Reverse Midas Touch (2017) ... Helen Van Maele
- The Tightening (2017) ... Helen Van Maele
- Tied to the Tracks (2017) ... Helen Van Maele
- Full Bush, Half Snickers (2017) ... Helen Van Maele

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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For her role in Orange Is The New Black, she shaved her head bald and goes through hours of make-up application every day to get Helen's tattoos. See more »

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