Fay Helm

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Fay Helm
Fay Helm (cropped).jpg
Born(1909-04-09)April 9, 1909
DiedSeptember 27, 2003(2003-09-27) (aged 94)
OccupationActress
Years active1936-1946
Spouse(s)Norman Main (?-1940)
Jack Hardy (1941-?)
Albert O. Farmer (1947-1980; his death); 1 child

Fay Helm (April 9, 1909 – September 27, 2003) was an American film actress. Born in Bakersfield, California, she appeared in about 65 films between 1936 and 1946.

Helm "came [to Hollywood] in 1936 at the age of 22."[1]

Early years[edit]

Helm was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Helm of Bakersfield, California.[2] Her father was "a widely known oil operator" in Bakersfield.[3] She participated in drama as a student at the University of Oregon and acted in productions at the Portland Civic Theater.[4] She also acted in the Bakersfield Community Theatre.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Helm married attorney Jack Hardy February 15, 1941.[3] Before that, she was married to assistant district attorney Norman Main.[6] She and Main divorced in 1940.[7] She died on September 27, 2003, and was buried October 15, 2003 in the Holy Cross Cemetery Culver City Los Angeles County, California, Section Y, Tier 12, Grave 54.[8]

Film credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harrison, Paul (March 22, 1942). "Hollywood Notes". Panama City News-Herald. p. 6. Retrieved October 27, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  2. ^ "Fay Helm's Letter Praises Work of Little Theater". The Bakersfield Californian. October 26, 1940. p. 6. Retrieved October 27, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ a b "Fay Helm Is Married". The Bakersfield Californian. February 15, 1941. p. 9. Retrieved October 27, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  4. ^ ""Quality Street" Leading Lady Has Difficult Role". The Bakersfield Californian. May 25, 1932. p. 5. Retrieved October 27, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  5. ^ "Preparations Maturing for Dinner; Fay Helm Invited". The Bakersfield Californian. May 20, 1950. p. 11. Retrieved October 27, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  6. ^ "Fay Helm, Bakersfield Film Actress, to Wed Attorney". The Bakersfield Californian. February 1, 1941. p. 7. Retrieved October 27, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  7. ^ "U.S. Stamps 100 Years Old; Collector Loss Wife". Journal Gazette. January 26, 1940. p. 1. Retrieved October 27, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  8. ^ Wilson, Scott (19 August 2016). "Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed". McFarland – via Google Books.
  9. ^ Turner Classic Movies

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