Helen WalkerShow Count: 2
Series Count: 0
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: July 17, 1920
, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Died: March 10, 1968, North Hollywood, California, USA
An American movie actress of the 1940s and 1950s. She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and made her film debut in 1942. She earned a solid reputation playing leading roles in comedies - a "reactress" to comic leads, as she described it.
Helen Walker was married to Paramount studio lawyer Robert Blumofe (1942,
divorced 1946) and department store executive Edward DuDomaine (1950,
After a promising start in Hollywood, Walker was involved in a 1946 car wreck. A hitchhiker was killed, and Helen and two others were seriously injured. She was charged with drunk and reckless driving. She was subsequently acquitted and made a comeback, but her career never fully recovered. She retired from acting at the age of 35 and died in North Hollywood, California from cancer at the age of 47.