Helen Turpin

Hairstylist
A celebrated studio hairstylist known as 'Turpie' by the stars with whom she worked, Turpin began her career as Ruby Keeler's stylist at Warner Bros. She graduated to head of the hair department before moving over to ... Read more »
Born: 04/10/1909 in New Mexico, USA

Filmography

Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup (38)

Adventures of a Young Man 1962 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

All Hands on Deck 1961 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Bachelor Flat 1961 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Snow White and the Three Stooges 1961 (Movie)

(Makeup)

From the Terrace 1960 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Compulsion 1959 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Journey to the Center of the Earth 1959 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker 1959 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Sound and the Fury 1959 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

A Certain Smile 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

A Private's Affair 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Beloved Infidel 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Blue Denim 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

From Hell to Texas 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Holiday For Lovers 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

In Love and War 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Mardi Gras 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Rally Round the Flag, Boys! 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Say One For Me 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

South Pacific 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Ten North Frederick 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Best of Everything 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Bravados 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Diary of Anne Frank 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Fiend Who Walked the West 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Fly 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Gift of Love 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Hunters 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Long, Hot Summer 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

The Young Lions 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

These Thousand Hills 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Warlock 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Woman Obsessed 1958 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

House of Bamboo 1955 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Garden of Evil 1954 (Movie)

(Hair Stylist)

Behind Locked Doors 1948 (Movie)

hairstyles (Hair)

Biography

A celebrated studio hairstylist known as 'Turpie' by the stars with whom she worked, Turpin began her career as Ruby Keeler's stylist at Warner Bros. She graduated to head of the hair department before moving over to the corresponding position at 20th Century-Fox. Over the course of her 50-year career, Turpin styled Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Janet Gaynor and Olivia de Havilland, among others.

Relationships

Joe Weible

Husband

Del Weible

Son
born in January 1951

Milestones

1935

Began her career at Warner Brothers as a hairstylist for Ruby Keeler

Moved to 20th Century-Fox to head their hairdressing department

Became head of the Warner Brothers hairdressing department

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