Born and based in Dublin and a graduate of UCD.
Helen appeared in Penny Dreadful (Showtime Networks) directed by J. A. Bayona.
Helen most recently appeared as series regular Vivienne Lynch in Fair City (RTE) and as Ana Conda a recurring role in comedy drama An Crisis Eile (TG4) directed by Charlie McCarthy.
Helen’s credits include,
Crawford MacPhearson in Slatterys Sago Saga (Performance Corporation), Notbody in The Flamboyant Bird (Best New Writing Award Absolut Dublin Fringe Festival 2011), The Abbess in The Comedy of Errors (Abbey), Big Mama in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Corn Exchange), Helena and four other characters in A Midsummer Night`s Dream (Barabbas The Company), Mo Mowlam in Talking to Terrorists (Calypso), Peg in Wallflowering (Tall Tales), Nurse in The Sunshine Boys, Celia and Audrey in As You Like It (Druid), Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest (Town Hall Theatre) Audrey in As You Like it Directed by Jonathan Miller (Gate), Maggie in Dancing at Lughnasa (Northcott Theatre Exeter), Annie Wilkes in Misery, Eileen in Wired to The Moon (Fishamble), Roman Fever and Ruby in_ Ruby Tuesday_ (Bewleys Café Theatre), The Last Days of Ollie Deasy (Macnas), Bridie Flynn in Tarry Flynn (Abbey and National Theatre London), Bridgie in Moll ( New York), Men to the Right , Women to the Left, collated and directed by Dermot Healy (Peacock), Mrs Bean in Vampirella (Glasshouse), Marguerite in Red Noses, Margaret in Fen, Gusman and Donna Magdalena in Don Juan and Pearl in West (all for Pigsback).
Film and TV
The Borgias (Showtime), Val Falvey TD (RTE), Wide Open Spaces (Grand Pictures), Roy (Jam Media/BBC), Cracks (Handmade Films), Raw (RTE), Dorothy (Octagon), Showbands II (RTE), Proof (RTE), Veronica Guerin(Touchstone), Ella Enchanted (Miramax), Goldfish Memory (Wolfe), How Harry Became a Tree (Cattelaya), Paths to Freedom (RTE), Custers Last Stand Up (RTE), Dillusc (TG4), Dallocain (TG4), Durango (Hallmark), A Love Divided (BBC), Angela`s Ashes (Paramount), Maigret (FR2), The Old Curiosity Shop (Disney).
Helen has worked extensively on Radio and has Written and Directed three short plays for children based on works in The National Gallery of Ireland.