Helena Carroll

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Helena Carroll is a Scottish film, television and stage actress. She was born and raised in Edinburgh, where she attended Notre Dame High School. She began her career in the early 1950s. Carroll is mostly a stage and musical theatre actress (Oliver! on Broadway), but has also done many films and television programs, including a filmed version of James Joyce's The Dead, starring Anjelica Huston and Donal McCann. Description above from the Wikipedia article Helena Carroll, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Ghost Story (1981)

Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  John Houseman

Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  John Houseman

Rocky V (1990)

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky’s career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Sage Stallone

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky’s career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Sage Stallone

The Dead (1987)

After a convivial holiday dinner party, things begin to unravel when a husband and wife address some prickly issues concerning their marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Donal McCann  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Helena Carroll

After a convivial holiday dinner party, things begin to unravel when a husband and wife address some prickly issues concerning their marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Donal McCann  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Helena Carroll

The Jerk (1979)

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After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes it rich, but life in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Catlin Adams  •  Mabel King

After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes it rich, but life in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Catlin Adams  •  Mabel King

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

An aging hood is about to go back to prison. Hoping to escape his fate, he supplies information on stolen guns to the feds, while simultaneously supplying arms to his bank robbing chums.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Boyle  •  Richard Jordan  •  Steven Keats

An aging hood is about to go back to prison. Hoping to escape his fate, he supplies information on stolen guns to the feds, while simultaneously supplying arms to his bank robbing chums.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Boyle  •  Richard Jordan  •  Steven Keats

Love Thy Neighbor (1940)

Capitalizing on the famous radio 'feud' between comedians Jack Benny and Fred Allen. The two stars play versions of themselves, constantly at each other's throats due to real and imagined slights.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Fred Allen  •  Mary Martin  •  Eddie "Rochester" Anderson

Capitalizing on the famous radio 'feud' between comedians Jack Benny and Fred Allen. The two stars play versions of themselves, constantly at each other's throats due to real and imagined slights.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Fred Allen  •  Mary Martin  •  Eddie "Rochester" Anderson

The Man Upstairs (1992)

Hepburn plays an elderly woman whose house becomes a hideaway for an escaped convict (O'Neal), and the pair strike up an unlikely friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Henry Beckman  •  Helena Carroll

Hepburn plays an elderly woman whose house becomes a hideaway for an escaped convict (O'Neal), and the pair strike up an unlikely friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Henry Beckman  •  Helena Carroll

Loving Couples (1980)

Two couples swap partners for a frisky holiday, but everyone ends up at the same hotel. Comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  James Coburn  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Stephen Collins

Two couples swap partners for a frisky holiday, but everyone ends up at the same hotel. Comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  James Coburn  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Stephen Collins

Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)

Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Hickox
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Morgan Brittany  •  Bruce Campbell  •  Jim Metzler

Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Hickox
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Morgan Brittany  •  Bruce Campbell  •  Jim Metzler

Kiss Me, Kill Me (1976)

A female investigator in the district attorney's office sets out to track down the person who murdered a young schoolteacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael O'Herlihy
CAST:  Stella Stevens  •  Michael Anderson Jr.  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Bruce Boxleitner

A female investigator in the district attorney's office sets out to track down the person who murdered a young schoolteacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael O'Herlihy
CAST:  Stella Stevens  •  Michael Anderson Jr.  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Bruce Boxleitner

Little Moon of Alban (1958)

Irish Brigid Mary blames the English for the deaths of her fiance, brother, and father. Becoming a nurse following WW I she finds herself caring for what she considers the enemy. Then she begins to fall in love with soldier Kenneth Boyd.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Norman Barrs  •  Helena Carroll  •  Liam Clancy  •  Tom Clancy

Irish Brigid Mary blames the English for the deaths of her fiance, brother, and father. Becoming a nurse following WW I she finds herself caring for what she considers the enemy. Then she begins to fall in love with soldier Kenneth Boyd.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Norman Barrs  •  Helena Carroll  •  Liam Clancy  •  Tom Clancy