Helen Vinson


Actor
Helen Vinson

About

Also Known As
Helen Rulfs
Birth Place
Beaumont, Texas, USA
Born
September 17, 1907
Died
October 07, 1999

Family & Companions

Harry N Vickerman
Husband
Carpet manufacturer. Eloped in c. 1925.
Fred Perry
Husband
Professional tennis player. Married in 1935; moved to England with him before settling in Hollywood; divorced in 1938 after Perry began a relationship with Marlen Dietrich.
Donald Hardenbrook
Husband

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Helena Draque
Are These Our Parents (1944)
Myra Salisbury
The Lady and the Monster (1944)
Chloe Donovan
Chip Off the Old Block (1944)
Glory Marlow, Jr.
Nothing But the Truth (1941)
Linda Graham
Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
Arlene Terry
Torrid Zone (1940)
Gloria Anderson
Enemy Agent (1940)
Irene Hunter
Curtain Call (1940)
Charlotte Morley
Bowery Boy (1940)
Peggy Winters
Married and in Love (1940)
Doris Wilding
In Name Only (1939)
Suzanne
Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 (1937)
Mary Curson
Live, Love and Learn (1937)
Lily Chalmers
King of the Damned (1936)
Anna
Reunion (1936)
Gloria Sheridan
Love in Exile (1936)
A Notorious Gentleman (1935)
Nina Thorne
Age of Indiscretion (1935)
Eve Lenhart
The Wedding Night (1935)
Dora Barrett
Transatlantic Tunnel (1935)
Varlia
Private Worlds (1935)
Claire Monet
Gift of Gab (1934)
Nurse
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)
Janet Grayson [also known as Blanche Ditworthy, or "Michigan Red]
Let's Try Again (1934)
Nan [Blake]
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)
Laura Shadwell
Broadway Bill (1934)
Margaret [Brooks]
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Doris Delafield
As Husbands Go (1933)
Lucille Lingard
The Little Giant (1933)
Polly Cass
Midnight Club (1933)
Iris Whitney
Second Hand Wife (1933)
Betty Cavendish
The Power and the Glory (1933)
Eve [Borden]
Lawyer Man (1933)
Barbara [Bentley]
Grand Slam (1933)
Lola [Starr]
The Crash (1932)
Esther Parrish
They Call It Sin (1932)
Enid Hollister
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Helen
Jewel Robbery (1932)
Marianne
Two Against the World (1932)
Corinne Walton

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Captain Hates The Sea, The (1934) - Down To The Sea In Ships Opening with extensive use of a real ocean liner, which director Lewis Milestone persuaded Columbia studio boss Harry Cohn to spring-for, we meet Walter Connolly in the title role, Frederic Howard and Fredric Santly his audience, Leon Errol the steward, in the all-star comic-melodrama, The Captain Hates The Sea, 1934, with Victor McLaglen and John Gilbert.
Captain Hates The Sea, The (1934) - Could I Slit Your Throat And Love It? We discover here that Fred Keating (as thief Danny) is actually in league with Helen Vinson (posing as Janet, a librarian) over the stolen bonds, Victor McLaglen the friendly private eye Schulte, Alison Skipworth as Mrs Magruder, buying drinks for Wynne Gibson as reformed party girl “Goldie,” John Wray her indignant husband, John Gilbert her ex-pal Steve, Walter Catlett the barkeep Joe, in The Captain Hates The Sea, 1934.
Captain Hates The Sea, The (1934) - To Part Is To Die A Little Just away from Los Angeles, Akim Tamiroff as Salazaro misses his family, with new shipmates, John Gilbert as ex-reporter Steve, Victor McLaglen as gumshoe Schulte, who, while Helen Vinson introduces herself, predicts that their other pal, Danny (Fred Keating), his suspect in a big bond theft, will turn up, in The Captain Hates The Sea, 1934.
Captain Hates The Sea, The (1934) - I Haven't Got Any Trunks Introducing Tala Birell as Gert, Inez Courtney as friend Flo, Raymond Turner the chauffeur but mainly John Gilbert as Steve, leaving LA by ship, with problems not unlike Gilbert’s own at the time, his first appearance in his last feature, in a role won for him by his friend, the director Lewis Milestone, in The Captain Hates The Sea, 1934.
Jewel Robbery (1932) - Kindly Put Up Your Hands First appearance of the star William Powell, who never is named throughout the picture, in his suave invasion of a top Vienna jewelry store, Baroness Kay Francis gasping with her perfectly cordial husband and lover (Henry Kolker, Hardie Albright), Lee Kohlmar the jeweler, in Warner Bros. Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Jewel Robbery (1932) - Neither Am I Short And Fat Victim of an elegant robber earlier in the day, Viennese Countess Teri (Kay Francis) frets with friend Marianne (Helen Vinson), then is visited by the man himself (William Powell), making charming demands, in Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Jewel Robbery (1932) - To Supplant My Jewels Opening in Vienna with Kay Francis as droll baroness Teri, with her friend Marianne (Helen Vinson) lamenting their circumstances, directed by William Dieterle, from a Ladislas Fodor play, in what was primarily a William Powell vehicle, in his Warner Bros.’ period, Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Vogues Of 1938 (1937) - Open, The Town's Best Snobs There can't be many credit sequences in which a roll of fabric, in technicolor, is the medium, seen here, with a brief appearance by star Warner Baxter, in producer Walter Wanger's fashion industry musical comedy mash-up Vogues Of 1938, 1937.
Power And The Glory, The (1933) - The Old Sissy Aide Henry (Ralph Morgan) narrates in flashback from Preston Sturges' original screenplay, recalling the time his boss and lifelong pal Garner (Spencer Tracy) received an old rival (Henry Kolker) and his pretty daughter (Helen Vinson), in The Power And The Glory, 1933.
Married And In Love - You Were Always Dancing New in New York diet-doctor Leslie (Alan Marshal) in a chance meeting with also-famous former college sweetheart Doris (Helen Vinson), his wife Helen (Barbara Yates) joining, early in John Farrow's Married And In Love, 1940.
Married And In Love - Try Not To Look Bored New in town Leslie (Alan Marshal) and wife Helen (Barbara Yates), and his college flame Doris (Helen Vinson) with husband Paul (Patric Knowles), before and during their evening together, in Married And In Love, 1940.
Wedding Night, The (1935) - Open, Good Book Opening credits into a New York literary party where host and writer Tony (Gary Cooper) can't get an advance on his next book, from Samuel Goldwyn's production of The Wedding Night, 1935, also starring Anna Sten.

Companions

Harry N Vickerman
Husband
Carpet manufacturer. Eloped in c. 1925.
Fred Perry
Husband
Professional tennis player. Married in 1935; moved to England with him before settling in Hollywood; divorced in 1938 after Perry began a relationship with Marlen Dietrich.
Donald Hardenbrook
Husband

Bibliography