Helen Ware

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Helen Ware
Helen Ware.jpg
Helen Ware, 1909.
Born Helen Remer
(1877-10-15)October 15, 1877
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died January 25, 1939(1939-01-25) (aged 61)
Carmel, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1914-1935
Spouse(s) Frederick Burt (1919–1939)
Parent(s) John August Remer
Elinor Ware

Helen Ware (October 15, 1877 – January 25, 1939)[1]; born Helen Remer, to John August Remer and Elinor (neé Ware), was an American stage and film actress. Before becoming an actress she worked as a governess. She had a successful Broadway stage career making her first appearance in 1899 with Maude Adams and by her thirties was playing the character parts for which she became famous. She began playing character parts in silent films in 1914 and continued into the sound era. Like Louise Closser Hale, Ware was a raven haired woman for most of her stage career, but adopted an all blond coif towards the late 1920s at the end of the silent era and into the talkies.[2]

Her husband was the actor Frederick Burt.

Helen Ware on the cover of the New York Clipper, January 5, 1921.[3]


Ware on left with George Fawcett as her husband and Clara Bow as their daughter in Beyond the Rainbow 1922, Bow's first film.


  1. ^ Helen Ware; findagrave.comRetrieved September 23, 2017
  2. ^ brief bio Helen Ware; allmovie.com
  3. ^ "New York Clipper". Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections. Retrieved 6 July 2015. 

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