Helen Bennett

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Springfield, Missouri, USA
Helen Bennett was a beauty queen, a model and a character actress best known for her blond coiffure. She was born in Springfield, Mo., and in 1937 was awarded the title Miss Missouri in the Miss America Contest. After a stint at the University of Missouri and the Goodman Theater acting school in Chicago, she set her sights on New York City where she found work as a model. While in New York, she also found work appearing in such 1940s Broadway shows as "Dream Girl. Read more...