Helen Ferguson
Date of Birth
Jul 23, 1901
Birth Place:
Decatur, IL


A juvenile actress with Chicago's Essanay company at the age of 13, brunette Helen Ferguson became a star -- albeit a minor one -- in action-melodramas opposite the likes of William Russell and Buck Jones. She made four Westerns opposite the latter, including Just Pals (1920), filmed by John Ford with all the beauty and sense of folksy detail that later generations came to expect from him. It...