Helene Stanley

Actor, Singer, Dancer
Stanley made her film debut as a singer in "Girls Town" (1942) and, as part of dancing group The Jivin' Jacks and Jills, appeared in several features before beginning a career as the live-action model for animated ... Read more »
Born: 07/16/1928 in Gary, Indiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (6)

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier 1955 (Movie)

Polly Crockett (Actor)

Carnival Story 1954 (Movie)

Peggy (Actor)

The Snows of Kilimanjaro 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Asphalt Jungle 1950 (Movie)

Jeannie (Actor)

All the King's Men 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

My Dear Secretary 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Stanley made her film debut as a singer in "Girls Town" (1942) and, as part of dancing group The Jivin' Jacks and Jills, appeared in several features before beginning a career as the live-action model for animated characters in Walt Disney films. Beginning with "Cinderella" (1950), Stanley acted out a live-action version of the story as a template for the final animated feature. Stanley also modeled the princess in "Sleeping Beauty" (1959) and the young wife in "101 Dalmatians" (1961), while continuing to appear in small roles in live-action films.

Relationships

David Niemetz

Husband
Married 1959 until her death 1990

Johnny Stompanato

Husband

Milestones

1950

Appeared on Broadway in "Pardon My French"

1944

Named changed to Helene Stanley when she moved to MGM

1941

Film debut, "Girls Town"

As part of the dancing group, the Jivin' Jacks and Jills, appeared in films "Mr. Big" (1943), "Moonlight in Vermont" (1943) and "Patrick the Great" (1945)

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