Helen Craig (actress)

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Helen Craig
Helen Craig (1936 still).jpg
Craig in 1936
Born(1912-05-13)May 13, 1912
DiedJuly 20, 1986(1986-07-20) (aged 74)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Years active1948–1977
Spouse(s)
John Beal (m. 1934)
Children2

Helen Craig (May 13, 1912 – July 20, 1986) was an American actress. Her Broadway credits include Russet Mantle (1936), Soliloquy (1938), The Unconquered (1940), Johnny Belinda (1940), As You Like It (1941), Lute Song (1946), Land's End (1946), The House of Bernarda Alba (1951), Diamond Orchid (1965) and More Stately Mansions (1967).

Craig also appeared on screen. She acted in TV shows such as The Waltons, Kojak and The Bionic Woman. Her movie work includes The Snake Pit (1948), They Live by Night (1948), The Sporting Club (1971), Rancho Deluxe (1975), The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975) and Heroes (1977).

Craig was born in San Antonio, Texas. She married actor John Beal in 1934. The couple had two daughters. On July 20, 1986, Craig died of cardiac arrest in Manhattan, New York. She was 74.[1]

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  1. "Helen Craig, 74, Dies; Created 'Belinda' Role". The New York Times. July 22, 1986. Retrieved February 13, 2020.

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