Helen Jerome Eddy

Photo: Albert Witzel (1879-1929)

1897 - 1990

The actress Helen Jerome Eddy fascinated the earl cinema audience with her girlish and often mournful mien and she was able to impersonate many rewarding roles in well-known silent movies.

She began her acting career at the theater and appeared among others at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Finally she was engaged for the film by the Lubin company in 1915, later she switched to Paramount.

To her first movies belong "The Discontented Man" (15), "Jealousy" (15), "The Gentleman from Indiana" (15), "The Code of Marcia Gray" (16), "The Candle" (16), "His Sweetheart" (17), "Lost in Transit" (17), "Rebecca of Sonnybrook Farm" (17), "Old Wives for New" (18), "Winner Takes All" (18), "The Trembling Hour" (19) and "The Turn in the Road" (19).

In the 20s followed the heigt of her career and she often took part in movies directed by George Beban.
She was able to demonstrate her acting abilities in productions like "Pollyanna" (20), "The Forbidden Thing" (20), "The Other Woman" (21), "Marry Me" (25), "The Dark Angel" (25), "Camille" (26), "Two Lovers" (28) and "The Divine Lady" (29).

When the sound film arose she was able to establish herself as a character actress and she played different role in popular movies like "Niagara Falls" (30), "The Great Meadow" (31), "Skippy" (31), "Mata Hari" (31), "Madame Butterfly" (32), "Riptide" (34), "A Shot in the Dark" (35), "Bride of Frankenstein" (35), "Klondike Annie" (36), "The Garden of Allah" (36), "Winterset" (36), "City Streets" (38) and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (39).

In the 40s she only appeared sporadically in movies, to these works belong "Strike Up the Band" (40) and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" (47) with Danny Kaye in the leading role.

After her film career Helen Jerome Eddy became a real estate agent, and sporadically she also appeared on stages again.

Other movies with Helen Jerome Eddy:
The Red Virgin (15) Jim West, Gambler (15) The Strange Unknown (15) A Night in Old Spain (15) As the Twig Is Bent (15) The Web of Hate (15) The Inner Chamber (15) The Tongues of Men (16) The Old Watchman (16) Madame la Presidente (16) The Crash (16) Pasquale (16) The Final Payment (16) Her Father's Son (16) Redeeming Love (16) The Wax Model (17) As Men Love (17) The Marcellini Milions (17) The Cook of Canyon Camp (17) The Fair Barbarian (17) Jules of the Strong Heart (18) The Spirit of '17 (18) One More American (18) Breakers Ahead (18) The Boomerang (19) The Blinding Trail (19) The Man Beneath (19) A Very Good Young Man (19) The Tong Man (19) The House of Toys (20) Miss Hobbs (20) A Light Woman (20) The County Fair (20) A City Sparrow (20) The First Born (21) One Man in a Million (21) The March Hare (21) The Ten Dollar Raise (21) When Love Comes (22) The Flirt (22) An Old Sweetheart of Mine (23) The Country Kid (23) To the Ladies (23) An Old Fashioned Sweetheart of Mine (23) The Fire Patrol (24) Padlocked (26) Quality Street (27) 13 Washington Square (28) Chicago After Midnight (28) The Speed Classic (28) Blue Skies (29) Small Talk (29) Railroadin' (29) Midstream (29) War Nurse (30) Reaching for the Moon (30) Girls Demand Excitement (31) That's News to Me (31) Manhattan Parade (31) Sooky (31) The Impatient Maiden (32) No Greater Love (32) Make Me a Star (32) The Night of June 13th (32) A Parisian Romance (32) Frisco Jenny (32) The Bitter Tea of General Yen (33) Strictly Personal (33) The Masquerader (33) Torch Singer (33) Night Flight (33) Man's Castle (33) Broadway Thru a Keyhole (33) Unknown Blonde (34) Dr. Monica (34) A Girl of the Limberlost (34) Helldorado (35) Rendezvous at Midnight (35) Carnival (35) The Girl from 10th Avenue (35) The Keeper of the Bees (35) The Country Doctor (36) Show Boat (36) The Crime of Dr. Forbes (36) Stowaway (36) Nancy Steele Is Missing! (37) Jim Hanvey, Detective (37) The Soldier and the Lady (37) The Women Men Marry (37) Crime Ring (38) Tarnished Angel (38) Strange Case of Dr. Meade (38) Burn 'Em Up O'Connor (39) Good Girls Go to Paris (39) Scandal Sheet (39) Blondie Brings Up Baby (39)