Helen Menken

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Helen Menken
HelenMenkenStageDoorCanteen.jpg
from the film Stage Door Canteen (1943).
Born
Helen Meinken

(1901-12-12)December 12, 1901
DiedMarch 27, 1966(1966-03-27) (aged 64)
New York City, U.S.
Spouse(s)
Humphrey Bogart
(m. 1926; div. 1928)

John Swanson
(m. 1928; div. 1932)

Henry T. Smith
(m. 1932; div. 1947)

George N. Richard
(m. 1948)


Helen Menken (December 12, 1901 – March 27, 1966) was an American actress. She did some movies but was known mostly for stage plays. She began acting on Broadway around 1917. She was very active from the 1920s to the early 1940s. Her greatest stage successes were Seventh Heaven (1922-24), The Old Maid and Mary of Scotland.

Menken was born in New York City. She died there when she suffered a heart attack at age sixty-four.