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Helen Jerome Eddy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Helen Jerome Eddy (February 25, 1897 – January 27, 1990) was a motion picture actress from New York, New York. She was noted as a character actress who played genteel heroines in films such as Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917). Eddy was born on February 25, 1897, and was raised in Los Angeles, California. As a youth, she acted in productions put on by the Pasadena Playhouse. She became interested in films through the studios of Siegmund Lubin, which was based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In her youth they opened a backlot in her Los Angeles neighborhood. Eddy died of heart failure on January 27, 1990, in Alhambra, California, at the age of 92. Eddy's first movie was The Discontented Man (1915). Soon after, she left Lubin and joined Paramount Pictures. At this time she began to play the roles for which she is best remembered. Other films in which the actress participated include The March Hare (1921), The Dark Angel, Camille, Quality Street, The Divine Lady (1929) and the first Our Gang talkie Small Talk (1929). She made Girls Demand Excitement in 1931 and her final film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, in 1947. Even as a seasoned performer in the late 1920s it was remarked that Eddy looked "astonishingly young in appearance to have been in pictures for so many years".


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Born:
Feb 25, 1897 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
73
First Appeared:
In the movie Her Father's Son 1916-10-12
Latest Project:
Movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947-09-01
Known For
Poster of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Poster of Strike Up the Band
Poster of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Poster of Midstream
Filmography
Movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Lingerie Saleswoman (uncredited) 1947-09-01
Movie Strike Up the Band Mrs. Brewster 1940-09-27
Movie Burn 'Em Up O'Connor Susan, Laboratory Analyst (uncredited) 1939-01-13
Movie Good Girls Go to Paris Tearoom Hostess (uncredited) 1939-06-20
Movie Blondie Brings Up Baby Miss Ferguson 1939-11-08
Movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Paine's Secretary (uncredited) 1939-10-19
Movie City Streets Miss North 1938-07-01
Movie Tarnished Angel Mrs. Thompson 1938-10-28
Movie Crime Ring Mrs. Myles 1938-07-08
Movie Jim Hanvey, Detective Mrs. Tom Ellis 1937-04-05
Movie The Women Men Marry Sister Martin 1937-09-10
Movie The Soldier and the Lady Shepherd's Wife (Uncredited) 1937-04-09
Movie Klondike Annie Sister Annie Alden 1936-02-21
Movie The Country Doctor Mrs. Ogden 1936-03-12
Movie Winterset Maria Romagna 1936-12-03
Movie Stowaway Mrs. Kruikshank 1936-12-25
Movie Rendezvous at Midnight Emmy 1935-02-11
Movie A Shot in the Dark Miss Lottie Case 1935-01-31
Movie Carnival Dr. Hodges 1935-02-15
Movie The Girl from 10th Avenue Miss Mansfield 1935-06-01
Movie The Bride of Frankenstein Gypsy's Wife (uncredited) 1935-04-20
Movie The Keeper of the Bees Priscilla / Shorty 1935-07-14
Movie Riptide Celeste 1934-03-29
Movie Unknown Blonde Miss Adams 1934-04-23
Movie A Girl of the Limberlost Margaret Sinton 1934-10-14
Movie Dr. Monica Miss Gelsey (uncredited) 1934-06-23
Movie Strictly Personal Mrs. Lovett (uncredited) 1933-03-17
Movie The Bitter Tea of General Yen Miss Reed 1933-01-06
Movie The Masquerader Robbins 1933-09-03
Movie Broadway Thru a Keyhole Esther 1933-11-02
Movie Torch Singer Miss Spaulding 1933-09-08
Movie Man's Castle Mother 1933-11-20
Movie Night Flight Worried Mother 1933-10-06
Movie Make Me a Star Tessie Kearns 1932-07-01
Movie The Impatient Maiden Mrs. Gilman 1932-03-01
Movie The Night of June 13 Martha Blake 1932-09-17
Movie A Parisian Romance Yvonne 1932-10-01
Movie Madame Butterfly Cho-Cho's Mother 1932-12-30
Movie Frisco Jenny Amah 1932-12-30
Movie Girls Demand Excitement Gazella Perkins 1931-02-08
Movie Skippy Mrs. Wayne 1931-04-25
Movie Mata Hari Sister Genevieve 1931-12-26
Movie Manhattan Parade Delman's Secretary 1931-12-24
Movie Sooky Mrs Wayne 1931-12-31
Movie Niagara Falls Wife / Edna Smith 1930-01-30
Movie Reaching for the Moon Larry's Secretary 1930-12-29
Movie War Nurse Marion ("Kansas") 1930-11-22
Movie The Divine Lady Lady Nelson 1929-03-31
Movie Blue Skies Second Assistant Matron (episode 2) 1929-03-16
Movie Small Talk Wheezer's new mother 1929-05-18
Movie Railroadin' Unknown 1929-06-15
Movie Midstream Unknown 1929-07-29
Movie Chicago After Midnight Mrs. Boyd 1928-03-04
Movie Camille Camille's maid 1927-09-04
Movie Quality Street Susan Throssel 1927-11-01
Movie Padlocked Belle Galloway 1926-08-02
Movie The Dark Angel Miss Bottles 1925-09-27
Movie The Fire Patrol Emma Thatcher 1924-08-14
Movie The Country Kid Hazel Warren 1923-10-29
Movie The Flirt Unknown 1922-12-24
Movie The First Born Unknown 1921-01-30
Movie The March Hare Susie 1921-06-27
Movie Pollyanna Nancy Thing 1920-01-18
Movie Miss Hobbs Unknown 1920-05-19
Movie The County Fair Sally Greenway 1920-09-05
Movie The Blinding Trail Unknown 1919-05-19
Movie The Man Beneath Kate Erskine 1919-07-05
Movie The Tong Man Sen Chee 1919-12-14
Movie Old Wives for New Norma Murdock 1918-05-18
Movie Winner Takes All Unknown 1918-07-20
Movie Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Hannah Randall 1917-09-22
Movie The Marcellini Millions Unknown 1917-05-14
Movie Her Father's Son Unknown 1916-10-12