Helena Carroll

Personal Information
Broadway: Waiting in the Wings (with Lauren Bacall), Private Lives (with Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton), Design For Living, Georgie Girl, Oliver, Pickwick, Borstal Boy, Something Different, Separate Tables, The Wayward Saint and Pictures in a Hallway. Off Broadway: created the starring role of Leona in Tennessee Williams’ Small Craft Warnings, Three Hand Reel, Effect of Gamma Rays..., Shadow & Substance and Playboy of the Western World. Regional Credits include: La Fiaca and Fallen Angels (Old Globe, San Diego) and Uncle Vanya (Gate Theatre, Dublin (w/ Steven Rea), Nat’l Theatre, Chichester. Film: Starring role of Aunt Kate in the John Huston directed film of James Joyce’s The Dead, Love Affair, The Mambo Kings, Rocky V, The Bad Guys, The Killing Hour, Ghost Story, Ordinary Madness, The Jerk, Lovin Couples, The Friends of Eddie Coyle, The Molly Maguires, Midnight Episode, and Sundown. Television: Bette (with Bette Midler), Touched By An Angel (Guest Star), Mother Teresa: In the Name of God’s Poor, Grace Under Fire, The Man Upstairs (with Katherine Hepburn), Married...with Children, The Garry Shandling Show, A Brand New Life, Family Man, The Law and Harry McGraw, Ryan’s Four, Flame is Love, Backstairs at the Whitehouse, Mrs. Columbo, Little Women, WKRP in Cincinatti, General Hospital and Edge of Night. Helena’s favorite part is Brigid in her father, Paul Vincent Carroll’s prize-winning drama, Shadow and Substance.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Philadelphia, Here I Come! Irish Repertory Theatre 07/21/2005 Lizzy Sweeney
2 The Slab Boys Hudson Guild Theatre 11/25/1980 Sadie
3 Small Craft Warnings Truck and Warehouse Theater 04/02/1972 Leona
4 Three Hand Reel Renata Theatre 11/07/1966 Una Whitton (Frying Pan)
5 Three Hand Reel Renata Theatre 11/07/1966 Mary Cummins (Eternal Triangle)
6 Three Hand Reel Renata Theatre 11/07/1966 Miss Regan (Bridal Night)
7 Sharon's Grave Maidman Playhouse 11/08/1961 N/A
8 Happy as Larry Martinique Theatre 04/25/1961 Widow

General Manager/Press
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 In the Shadow of The Glen / The Tinker's Wedding / Riders to the Sea Theater East 03/06/1957 General Manager
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2006 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actress Philadelphia, Here I Come! Actor