Robert Helpmann

Robert Helpmann

Highest Rated: 100% Henry V (1945)

Lowest Rated: 42% Patrick (1978)

Birthday: Apr 9, 1909

Birthplace: Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia

Australian actor Robert Helpmann captivated audiences with his incredible performances on the big screen. Helpmann kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Tales of Hoffmann" (1951) featuring Moira Shearer, "The Iron Petticoat" (1956) and the dramatic period piece "55 Days at Peking" (1963) with Charlton Heston. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Quiller Memorandum" (1966) with George Segal. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, appearing in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (1968), the Fiona Fullerton fantasy "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1972) and "Don Quixote" (1973). He also appeared in "The Mango Tree" (1977). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Patrick" (1978) and the Diane Franklin fantastical comedy "Second Time Lucky" (1984). Helpmann was most recently credited in "The Red Shoes" (1993). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "The Margot Fonteyn Story" (PBS, 1989-1990). Helpmann passed away in September 1986 at the age of 77.

Highest rated movies

Henry V
The Red Shoes
The Tales of Hoffmann
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
The Quiller Memorandum
55 Days at Peking
Patrick

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 100% Don Quixote of La Mancha Don Quixote (Voice) - 1987
42% 53% Patrick Doctor Roget (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Puzzle Shepherd (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mango Tree Professor (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Don Quixote Don Quixote (Character),
Director
- 1973
No Score Yet 51% Alice's Adventures in Wonderland The Mad Hatter (Character) - 1972
69% 71% Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Child Catcher (Character) - 1968
62% 59% The Quiller Memorandum Weng (Character) - 1966
57% 55% 55 Days at Peking Prince Tuan (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 25% The Iron Petticoat Ivan Kropotkin (Character) - 1956
86% 70% The Tales of Hoffmann Lindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / Dr Miracle (Character) $90.4K 1951
97% 92% The Red Shoes Ivan Boleslawsky (Character) - 1948
100% 75% Henry V Bishop of Ely (Character) - 1945

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Country Practice Guest 1985