Helen Twelvetrees

Helen Twelvetrees

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Birthday: Dec 25, 1908

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Blonde American leading lady fairly popular in a series of mostly mediocre melodramas at RKO in the early 1930s. Sometimes wisecracking but more often delicate and wistful, Twelvetrees appeared in two landmark early talkies directed by Tay Garnett: the enjoyable waterfront melodrama "Her Man" (1930) and the cult gangster film, "Bad Company" (1931). Some of her other better or more typical credits include "Millie" (1931), "Panama Flo" (1932), "Is My Face Red?" (1932) and "Bedtime Story" (1933, opposite Maurice Chevalier). From 1933 on she worked for a variety of studios, but by the middle of the decade, with the passing of the vogue for "confession" tearjerkers which had been her specialty, her modest if genuine star status had almost completely vanished. Later in the decade her screen career did not regain momentum after a period away from the camera. Twelvetrees acted occasionally onstage thereafter, most notably as Blanche DuBois with a road company of "A Streetcar Named Desire," until her death by suicide in 1958.

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Unmarried Pat Rogers (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Round-Up Carol Stevens (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thoroughbred Joan (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spanish Cape Mystery Stella Godfrey (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Times Square Lady Margo Heath (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frisco Waterfront Alice (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Now I'll Tell Virginia Golden (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Woman Connie Riley Rollins (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Bedtime Story Sally (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Disgraced Gay Holloway (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Unashamed Joan Ogden (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet Panama Flo Flo (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet Is My Face Red? Peggy Bannon (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet State's Attorney June Perry (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Bride Allie Smith Riggs (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Woman of Experience Elsa Elsbergen (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet 25% Millie Millicent "Millie" Blake Maitland (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet 10% The Painted Desert Mary Ellen Cameron (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bad Company Helen King Carlyle (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet Her Man Frankie (Character) - 1930
No Score Yet No Score Yet Words and Music Dorothy Blake (Character) - 1929