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Helene Costello (1906–1957)

Some of Helene Costello's films available on video are Her Crowning Glory (1911), Lulu's Doctor (1912) and Lights of New York (1928), the first all-talking feature. She worked for a time as a reader for 20th Century Fox in the early 1940s. Miss Costello died on January 26, 1957, in California's Patton State Hospital. She left behind a daughter ... See full bio »

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The Fatal Warning Dorothy Rogers
Lights of New York Kitty Lewis
Broken Barriers Beryl Moore


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 1942 The Black Swan
Woman (uncredited)
 1936 Riffraff
 1935 Honeymoon Limited
Mrs. Randall
 1935 Public Hero Number 1
Convict Wife (uncredited)
 1929 Show of Shows
Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
 1929 Innocents of Paris
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1929 The Fatal Warning
Dorothy Rogers
 1929 When Dreams Come True
Caroline Swayne
 1928 Broken Barriers
Beryl Moore
 1928 The Circus Kid
 1928 The Midnight Taxi
Nan Parker
 1928 Lights of New York
Kitty Lewis
 1928 Comrades
Helen Dixon
 1928 Burning Up Broadway
 1927 Husbands for Rent
Molly Devoe
 1927 In Old Kentucky
Nancy Holden
 1927 Good Time Charley
Rosita Keene
 1927 The Heart of Maryland
 1927 The Broncho Twister
Paulita Brady
 1927 The Fortune Hunter
Josie Lockwood
 1927 Finger Prints
Jacqueline Norton
 1926 While London Sleeps
Dale Burke
 1926 Millionaires
 1926 The Honeymoon Express
Margaret Lambert
 1926 Don Juan
Rena - Adriana's Maid (uncredited)
 1926 Wet Paint
 1926 The Love Toy
Princess Patricia
 1925 Bobbed Hair
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1925 The Man on the Box
Bob's Sister
 1925 Ranger of the Big Pines
Virginia Weatherford
 1916 Billie's Mother (Short)
 1915 The Heart of Jim Brice (Short)
 1915 Lifting the Ban of Coventry (Short)
Helen Stuyvesant - their child
 1915 The Evil Men Do (Short)
Beatrice - as a Little Girl
 1914 By the Governor's Order (Short)
Little Hope
 1914 Too Much Burglar (Short)
 1914 The Blood Ruby (Short)
Hugh's Child
 1914 The Barrel Organ (Short)
The Northrup Child
 1914 The Mysterious Lodger (Short)
Brent's Child
 1914 Etta of the Footlights (Short)
 1914 Memories That Haunt (Short)
Little Annie (as Helen Costello)
 1914 Some Steamer Scooping (Short)
Helen Reigel
 1914 Bunny's Mistake (Short)
Little Helene
 1913 A Christmas Story (Short)
Bessie's Child
 1913 Fellow Voyagers (Short)
Little Helen Gray
 1913 The Price of Thoughtlessness (Short)
 1913 The Doctor's Secret (Short)
Elsa - as a Child
 1913 Matrimonial Manoeuvres (Short)
Little Nellie
 1913 The Fruits of Vengeance (Short)
Pauline's Child
 1913 Heartbroken Shep (Short)
 1913/I The Other Woman (Short)
John's Child
 1913 The Hindoo Charm (Short)
Helen Tilbury - the Younger Child
 1913 Fortune's Turn (Short)
The Child
 1913 The Mystery of the Stolen Child (Short)
The Stolen Grandchild
 1913 The One Good Turn (Short)
 1913 Tim Grogan's Foundling (Short)
Pearl Ligard - the Foundling (as Helen Costello)
 1913 Beau Brummel (Short)
Child (uncredited)
 1913 Just Show People (Short)
 1913 Buttercups (Short)
Second Child
 1913 Mr. Bolter's Niece (Short)
Pet, Mr. Bolter's Niece
 1912 Days of Terror (Short)
 1912 Two Women and Two Men (Short)
Little Nellie Thornwell
 1912 The Night Before Christmas (Short)
Helen Corbin - the Child
 1912 The Servant Problem; or, How Mr. Bullington Ran the House (Short)
One of the Third Cook's Three Children
 1912 Six O'Clock (Short)
The Child
 1912 Cleopatra
Nicola - a Child (as Miss Helene)
 1912 In the Garden Fair (Short)
Mrs. Rose's Daughter, Helen
 1912 The Toymaker (Short)
Another Child (unconfirmed)
 1912/I The Irony of Fate (Short)
Third Child
 1912 Captain Barnacle's Legacy (Short)
The Little African Child
 1912/I Rip Van Winkle (Short)
Steenie, as a child
 1912 Wanted... a Grandmother (Short)
Phillip - Hale's Invalid Son
 1912/I The Black Sheep (Short)
Clara Moreland as a Child
 1912 The Money Kings (Short)
 1912 The Church Across the Way (Short)
Adele, The Child (as Helen Costello)
 1912 Lulu's Doctor (Short)
 1912 The Greatest Thing in the World (Short)
A Lost Child
 1912 At Scrogginses' Corner (Short)
Alice, as a Child (as Helen Costello)
 1912/I The Five Senses (Short)
 1912 The First Violin (Short)
Helen - a Little Waif
 1912 Captain Barnacle's Messmates (Short)
A Child
 1912 Tom Tilling's Baby (Short)
The Carter Baby
 1912 The Meeting of the Ways (Short)
One of Tom's Children
 1912 Captain Jenks' Dilemma (Short)
One of Widow Brown's Children
 1911 The Old Doll (Short)
The Child
 1911 A Reformed Santa Claus (Short)
The Widow's 2nd Child
 1911 Auld Lang Syne (Short)
The Child
 1911 Regeneration (Short)
The Ross Child
 1911 His Sister's Children (Short)
Boxer aka Toodle - One of the Children (as Helen Costello)
 1911 The Child Crusoes (Short)
 1911 Her Crowning Glory (Short)
Helen, the Child
 1911 Captain Barnacle's Baby (Short)
The Baby
 1911 The Geranium (Short)
 1911 Courage of Sorts (Short)
 1911 A Quaker Mother (Short)
The Harmon Daughter
 1909 A Midsummer Night's Dream (Short)
 1909 Les Miserables (Part I) (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Helen Costello | Miss Helene


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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The former child film actress (1909-1916) returned to films as a romantic lead and second lead after almost a decade absence. A variety of early silent movie showcases (mostly for Warner Bros.) include her first released adult role, the western Ranger of the Big Pines (1925); along with The Man on the Box (1925) and The Fortune Hunter (1927) both starring Charlie's half-brother Syd Chaplin; The ... See more »

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