Helen Ferrers

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Helen Ferrers, from an 1893 publication. HelenFerrers1893.tif
Helen Ferrers, from an 1893 publication.

Helen Ferrers (18691943), born Helen Finney, was a British stage and film actress. [1]


Personal life

Helen Finney was born in Cookham in Berkshire, [2] the daughter of a London coal merchant and the younger sister of the actress May Fortescue ( née Emily May Finney). [3]

She was married to the actor Eugène François Mayeur, who died in 1918. The couple had one daughter, Mary Helen Mayeur.


1931 Sally in Our Alley Duchess of Wexford
1932 Help Yourself Lady Hermione Quinnock
1932 Mr. Bill the Conqueror Mrs. Priddy
1932 Love on the Spot Lady Witchell
1932 The River House Ghost Martha Usher
1933 Going Straight Lady Peckham
1933 Born Lucky Lady Chard
1933 Summer Lightning Lady Emsworth
1933 Red Wagon Minor RoleUncredited
1933 The Laughter of Fools Mrs. Gregg
1933 Beware of Women Lady EdeleyShort
1934 Guest of Honour Mrs. Gilwattle
1934 Dick Turpin Lady Rookwood
1934Meet My SisterHonorable Christine Wilby
1934 The Primrose Path Mts. Hassee
1934 Get Your Man Agatha McAlpine
1934 Jew Süss Uncredited
1935 Look Up and Laugh Lady Buster(final film role)

Selected stage credits

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  2. "Who's who in the Theatre Volume 8" Pitman 1936
  3. Colles, Ramsay. "In Castle and Court House; being reminiscences of 30 years in Ireland", London: T. Werner Laurie (1911), p. 63