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Helen Jerome Eddy (1897–1990)

A gentle-mannered, somewhat mournful-looking actress, brown-haired Helen Jerome Eddy enjoyed a substantial career in the silents, often in genteel, well-bred roles which required a certain amount of pathos. After acting on the stage at the Pasadena Playhouse, she began in films with the Lubin company in 1915, initially cast as vamps in juicy ... See full bio »

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Stowaway Mrs. Kruikshank
Quality Street Susan Throssel
Madame Butterfly Cho-Cho's mother
Make Me a Star Tessie Kearns


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 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Lingerie Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1940 Strike Up the Band
Mrs. Brewster
 1939 Blondie Brings Up Baby
Miss Ferguson, School Principal
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Paine's Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 Scandal Sheet
Mrs. Hazel Scoville Marsh (uncredited)
 1939 Good Girls Go to Paris
Tearoom Hostess (uncredited)
 1939 Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
Susan, Laboratory Analyst (uncredited)
 1938 The Strange Case of Dr. Meade
Mrs. Lacey
 1938 Tarnished Angel
Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)
 1938 Crime Ring
Mrs. Myles (uncredited)
 1938 City Streets
Miss North
 1937 The Women Men Marry
Sister Martin
 1937 The Soldier and the Lady
Shepherd's Wife (uncredited)
 1937 Jim Hanvey, Detective
Mrs. Tom Ellis
 1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing!
Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Stowaway
Mrs. Kruikshank
 1936 Winterset
Maria Romagna
 1936 The Garden of Allah
Nun (uncredited)
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Timid Woman (uncredited)
 1936 Show Boat
Reporter Interviewing in Rehearsal (uncredited)
 1936 The Country Doctor
Mrs. Ogden
 1936 Klondike Annie
Sister Annie Alden
 1935 The Keeper of the Bees
Priscilla / Shorty
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue
Miss Mansfield
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein
Gypsy's Wife (uncredited)
 1935 Carnival
Dr. Hodges (uncredited)
 1935 A Shot in the Dark
Miss Lottie Case
 1935 Helldorado
Miss Fife
 1934 A Girl of the Limberlost
Margaret Sinton
 1934 Dr. Monica
Miss Gelsey (uncredited)
 1934 Unknown Blonde
Miss Adams
 1934 Riptide
 1933 Man's Castle
Mother (uncredited)
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole
Mrs. Esther Whelan
 1933 Night Flight
Worried Mother
 1933 Torch Singer
Miss Spaulding
 1933 The Masquerader
 1933 Strictly Personal
Mrs. Lovett (uncredited)
 1932 Frisco Jenny
 1932 Madame Butterfly
Cho-Cho's mother
 1932 A Parisian Romance
 1932 The Night of June 13
Martha Blake
 1932 Make Me a Star
Tessie Kearns
 1932 No Greater Love
 1932 The Impatient Maiden
Mrs. Gilman
 1931 Mata Hari
Sister Genevieve
 1931 Sooky
Mrs. Wayne
 1931 Manhattan Parade
Delman's Secretary (uncredited)
 1931 That's News to Me (Short)
 1931 Skippy
Mrs. Wayne
 1931 Girls Demand Excitement
Gazella Perkins
 1931 The Great Meadow
Sally Tolliver
 1930 Reaching for the Moon
Larry's Secretary
 1930 War Nurse
 1930 Niagara Falls (Short)
Wife / Edna Smith
 1929 Midstream
Mary Mason
 1929 Railroadin' (Short)
 1929 Small Talk (Short)
Wheezer's New Mother (uncredited)
 1929 Blue Skies
Second Assistant Matron (episode 2)
 1928 The Divine Lady
Lady Nelson
 1928 The Speed Classic
Keziah Stubbs
 1928 Two Lovers
 1928 Chicago After Midnight
Mrs. Boyd
 1928 13 Washington Square
 1927 Quality Street
Susan Throssel
 1926/I Camille
Camille's maid
 1926 Padlocked
Belle Galloway
 1925 The Dark Angel
Miss Bottles
 1925 Marry Me
Sarah Hume
 1924 The Fire Patrol
Emma Thatcher
 1923 To the Ladies
Elsie Beebe
 1923 The Country Kid
Hazel Warren
 1923 An Old Sweetheart of Mine
Mary Ellen Anderson
 1922 The Flirt
Laura Madison
 1922 When Love Comes
Jane Coleridge
 1921 The March Hare
 1921 The Ten Dollar Raise
 1921 The Other Woman
Avery Kirven
 1921 One Man in a Million
Flora Valenzi
 1921 The First Born
Loey Tsing
 1920 The Forbidden Thing
 1920 A City Sparrow
Hester Neil
 1920 A Light Woman
Doris Kane
 1920 The County Fair
Sally Greenway
 1920 The House of Toys
Esther Summers
 1920 Miss Hobbs
Beulah Hackett
 1920 Pollyanna
Nancy Thing
 1919 The Tong Man
Sen Chee
 1919 The Trembling Hour
Margy Webb
 1919 A Very Good Young Man
Osprey Bacchus
 1919/I The Man Beneath
Kate Erskine
 1919 The Boomerang
Nora Yorke
 1919 The Blinding Trail
Adele Grey
 1919 The Turn in the Road
Jane Barker
 1918 Winner Takes All
Frances Landcrafe
 1918 Old Wives for New
Norma Murdock
 1918 Breakers Ahead
Agnes Bowman
 1918 One More American
 1918 The Spirit of '17
Susan Brand
 1918 Jules of the Strong Heart
Joy Farnsworth
 1917 The Fair Barbarian
 1917 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Hannah Randall
 1917 Lost in Transit
Nita Lapi
 1917 The Marcellini Millions
Antoinetta Bartelli
 1917 As Men Love
Marjorie Gordon
 1917 The Wax Model
Helen Ilchester
 1917 His Sweetheart
Trina Capino
 1916 Redeeming Love
 1916 Her Father's Son
Betty Fletcher
 1916 The Half Wit (Short)
Teresa (as Helen Eddy)
 1916 The Final Payment (Short)
Effie Ayres (as Helen Eddy)
 1916 Pasquale
 1916 The Candle (Short)
Sue (as Helen Eddy)
 1916 The Crash (Short)
Mary - the Maid (as Helen Eddy)
 1916 The Code of Marcia Gray
Crane's Daughter
 1916 Madame la Presidente
Denise Galipaux (as Helen Eddy)
 1916 The Old Watchman (Short)
Hazel (as Helen Eddy)
 1916 The Tongues of Men
Winifred Leeds
 1915 The Inner Chamber (Short)
Marian Day (as Helen Eddy)
 1915 The Web of Hate (Short)
Louisa Pordoni (as Helen Eddy)
 1915 The Gentleman from Indiana (as Helen Eddy)
 1915 As the Twig Is Bent (Short)
Grace Thomas (as Helen Eddy)
 1915 A Night in Old Spain (Short)
Mary (as Helen Eddy)
 1915 The Strange Unknown (Short)
Meta Clark
 1915 Jim West, Gambler (Short) (as Helen Eddy)
 1915 The Red Virgin (Short)
Rose - the Mother / Fay - the Daughter (dual role) (as Helen Eddy)
 1915/II Jealousy (Short)
Mrs. Bob Walker - the Friend's Wife (as Helen Eddy)
 1915 The Discontented Man (Short)
A Girl of the Mountains (as Helen Eddy)
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