Helen Twelvetrees

Helen Twelvetrees
1908 - 1958

Helen Twelvetrees  American Actress


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Helen Twelvetrees passed away on 13th Feb 1958 aged 49.


Helen Twelvetrees was previously married to Frank Woody (1931 - 1936).

She was in a relationship with Phillips Holmes (1931).


American Actress Helen Twelvetrees passed away on 13th Feb 1958 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA aged 49. Born Helen Marie Jurgens on 25th December, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York, USA and educated at Brooklyn Heights Seminary, Helen Twelvetrees is most remembered for The Painted Desert, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1929 in a career that spanned 1927–1951. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Helen Twelvetrees is a member of the following lists: Actresses who committed suicide, Actresses from New York City and 20th-century American actresses.


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First Name Helen
Last Name Twelvetrees
Full Name at Birth Helen Marie Jurgens
Alternative Name Helen Marie Jurgens, Helen Twelvetrees
Age 49 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th December, 1908
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 13th February, 1958
Place of Death Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause of Death Suicide, (Overdose of sleeping pills.)
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Brooklyn Heights Seminary
University American Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Painted Desert, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1929
Year(s) Active 1927–1951
Father Williams Jurgens
Favorite Colors Red, Green, Blue

Helen Marie Twelvetrees (December 25, 1908 – February 13, 1958) was an American movie and theatre actress, who became a top female star through a series of "women's pictures" in the early 1930s.

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Helen Twelvetrees49 CapricornActress
Frank Woody- LibraActor
Phillips Holmes35 CancerActor


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Persons in Hiding1939Helen GriswoldMovie
Unmarried1939Pat RogersMovie
Hollywood Round-Up1937Carol StevensMovie
The Spanish Cape Mystery1935Stella GodfreyMovie
Times Square Lady1935Margo HeathMovie
Frisco Waterfront1935AliceMovie
She Gets Her Man1935FrancineMovie
Now I'll Tell1934Virginia GoldenMovie
One Hour Late1934Bessie DunnMovie
All Men Are Enemies1934KathaMovie
She Was a Lady1934Sheila VaneMovie
A Bedtime Story1933SallyMovie
King for a Night1933Lillian WilliamsMovie
Disgraced!1933Gay HollowayMovie
My Woman1933Connie Riley RollinsMovie
Young Bride1932Allie Smith RiggsMovie
Is My Face Red?1932Peggy BannonMovie
Panama Flo1932FloMovie
State's Attorney1932June PerryMovie
Unashamed1932Joan OgdenMovie
The Painted Desert1931Mary Ellen CameronMovie
A Woman of Experience1931Elsa ElsbergenMovie
Bad Company1931Helen King CarlyleMovie
Millie1931Millie Blake MaitlandMovie
The Cat Creeps1930Annabelle WestMovie
Her Man1930Frankie KeefeMovie
The Grand Parade1930MollyShort Film
Swing High1930MaryanMovie
Words and Music1929Dorothy BlakeMovie
Blue Skies1929Dorothy May (episode 2)Movie
The Ghost Talks1929Miriam HoltMovie
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