Heléne Yorke

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Heléne Yorke
Born
Heléne Ann Dyke

(1985-02-27) February 27, 1985 (age 34)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
  • dancer
Years active2007–present

Heléne Ann Dyke (born February 27, 1985), best known as Heléne Yorke, is a Canadian actress, singer, and dancer.

She is known for her work on Broadway for originating the roles of Olive Neal in Bullets Over Broadway and Evelyn Williams in American Psycho, as well as for playing Glinda in Wicked on tour.

Additionally, Yorke is known for her work on television, playing the role of Jane Martin on the Showtime American period drama television series Masters of Sex, Olivia Graves on Graves, and Amy Breslin on The Good Fight.

Early life[edit]

Yorke was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her father sold software, which required Yorke to move around a lot. She grew up in Los Angeles, California with brief stints living in Atlanta, Georgia and Minneapolis, Minnesota. She started ballet when she was three years old, and took her first acting class in middle school. Yorke graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Michigan.[1]

Career[edit]

Yorke has worked on various Broadway productions, including Bullets Over Broadway, American Psycho, and Grease. She also played Glinda in Wicked on tour.[2]

In 2013, Yorke was cast in a recurring role as Jane Martin on Masters of Sex.[3][4]

Credits[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Year(s) Production Role Location Category
2007 Walmartopia Hooters Girl / Daphne Minetta Lane Theatre Off-Broadway
2008 What's That Smell: The Music of Jacob Sterling Ensemble Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway
2008 High School Musical Sharpay Evans (Replacement) N/A United States Tour
2008–09 Grease Marty Maraschino (Replacement) Brooks Atkinson Theatre Broadway
2009–10 Wicked Glinda (Replacement) N/A Second National Tour
2014 Bullets Over Broadway Olive Neal St. James Theatre Broadway
2016 American Psycho Evelyn Williams Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Kiss Me, Kate Lois Lane/Bianca Studio 54 Benefit Concert Reading
2018 Grand Hotel Flaemmchen City Center Encores! Revival

Sources:[5][6]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 All Wifed Out Steph
2014 Are You Joking? Mona Burack
2015 The Night Before Cindy
2017 SuperMarket Eve Short Film

Sources:[7]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Louie Hot Girl Episode: "Night Out"
2012 A Gifted Man Ella Halloran Episode: "In Case of Blind Spots"
2012 30 Rock Jessica Episode: "Standards and Practices"
2012 I Just Want My Pants Back Kate Episode: "Quid No Quo"
2013–2015 Masters of Sex Jane Martin 16 episodes
2014 Robot Chicken Jem / Cheetara / Marilyn Monroe (voice) Episode: "Up, Up, and Buffet"
2014 BoJack Horseman Additional voices 2 episodes
2014 American Dad! Mary Smith (voice) 2 episodes
2014–2017 Family Guy Various voices 7 episodes
2015 Person of Interest Lauren Buchanan Episode: "Q & A"
2016 Quantico Leigh Davis 4 episodes
2016 High Maintenance Lainey Episode: "Meth(od)"
2016–2017 Graves Olivia Graves Main role; 20 episodes
2017–2018 The Good Fight Amy Breslin Recurring; 7 episodes
2019 The Other Two Brooke Main Role
2019 Elementary (TV series) Holly Meers 1 Episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Helene Yorke resume". Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Helene Yorke Theatre Credits". Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Heléne Yorke Returns To 'Masters Of Sex'". 1 May 2015.
  4. ^ "TV's Soon-To-Be Breakout Stars of 2014: Masters of Sex Actress Helene Yorke".
  5. ^ "Helene Yorke Theatre Credits". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  6. ^ https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/helne-yorke-481759/#touring
  7. ^ "Heléne Yorke". IMDb. Retrieved 18 April 2018.

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