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Helen Vinson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Helen Vinson (September 17, 1907 – October 7, 1999) was an American film actress, who appeared in 40 films between 1932 and 1945. Vinson's screen career often featured her in roles in which she played the part of the other woman or (pre-Code) loose women with active romantic lives. Her first film role was Jewel Robbery (1932), which starred William Powell and Kay Francis. She appeared as Doris Delafield in The Kennel Murder Case, which starred Powell as Philo Vance. One of her memorable roles was in The Wedding Night (1935), when she played the wife of Gary Cooper's character and the rival of Anna Sten's, in a story about the Connecticut tobacco fields. Another performance was in the RKO film In Name Only (1939), in which she was cast as the treacherous friend of Carole Lombard, Kay Francis and Cary Grant's characters. Another standout role for Vinson was as an undercover federal agent posing as a femme fatale opposite Richard Cromwell in Universal Pictures's anti-Nazi action drama entitled, Enemy Agent (1940). She followed that role with that of Helen Draque in The Thin Man Goes Home. Vinson's film career ended in 1945. For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Vinson has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street. Description above from the Wikipedia article Helen Vinson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 17, 1907 In Beaumont, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
37
First Appeared:
In the movie Jewel Robbery 1932-07-08
Latest Project:
Movie The Thin Man Goes Home 1944-12-24
Known For
Poster of The Lady and the Monster
Poster of Torrid Zone
Poster of Gift of Gab
Poster of Jewel Robbery
Filmography
Movie The Thin Man Goes Home Helena Draque 1944-12-24
Movie The Lady and the Monster Chloe Donovan 1944-04-17
Movie Chip Off the Old Block Glory Marlow Jr. 1944-02-01
Movie Are These Our Parents? Myra Salisbury 1944-06-27
Movie Nothing But the Truth Linda Graham 1941-10-10
Movie Enemy Agent Irene Hunter 1940-04-18
Movie Married and in Love Doris Wilding 1940-01-19
Movie Curtain Call Charlotte Morley 1940-04-18
Movie Beyond Tomorrow Arlene Terry 1940-05-10
Movie Bowery Boy Peggy Winters 1940-12-28
Movie Torrid Zone Mrs. Gloria Anderson 1940-05-18
Movie In Name Only Suzanne 1939-08-18
Movie Vogues of 1938 Mary Curson 1937-08-18
Movie Live, Love and Learn Lily Chalmers 1937-10-29
Movie Love in Exile Countess Xandra St. Aurion 1936-12-09
Movie Reunion Gloria Sheridan 1936-11-20
Movie Private Worlds Claire Monet 1935-04-19
Movie The Wedding Night Dora Barrett 1935-03-08
Movie Age of Indiscretion Eve Lenhart 1935-05-10
Movie The Tunnel Varlia Lloyd 1935-10-27
Movie King of the Damned Anna Fernandez 1935-12-31
Movie The Life of Vergie Winters Laura Shadwell 1934-06-14
Movie Let's Try Again Nan Blake 1934-07-06
Movie Gift of Gab Nurse 1934-09-01
Movie Broadway Bill Margaret 1934-11-30
Movie The Captain Hates the Sea Janet Grayson 1934-11-02
Movie The Little Giant Polly Cass 1933-05-20
Movie Grand Slam Lola Starr 1933-02-22
Movie The Power and the Glory Eve Borden 1933-10-06
Movie Midnight Club Iris Whitney 1933-07-28
Movie The Kennel Murder Case Doris Delafield 1933-10-28
Movie Two Against The World Corinne Walton 1932-09-03
Movie Jewel Robbery Marianne 1932-07-08
Movie The Crash Esther Parrish 1932-10-09
Movie I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang Helen 1932-11-09
Movie Lawyer Man Barbara "Babs" Bentley 1932-12-24
Movie They Call It Sin Enid Hollister 1932-11-05