BiographyPine Bluff, Arkansas, USA
Helen Seamon was born in Dermott, Ark, and brought up in Pine Bluff. Her father was a ticket railroad agent. She made a theatrical debut of sorts in a movie house in Pine Bluff; During children's matinees Helen sat on the organ console and sang. She also studied dancing. Her parents scraped up some money and sent her to Los Angeles for further training with Ernest Belcher. One day she accompanied a friend to a studio and sat in the waiting room, while the friend talked to the casting director. Read more... and said he had to have a girl in a dance number. He had telephoned Belcher and the teacher had told him that Miss Seamon was in the studio.