Percy Helton
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1894
Birth Place:
New York City, NY

Biography

The son of actors, Percy Helton began his own career at age two in a Tony Pastor revue in which his parents were performing. The undersized Helton was a valuable juvenile player for producer David Belasco, making his film debut in a 1915 Belasco production, The Fairy and the Waif. Helton matured into adult roles under the stern guidance of George M. Cohan. After receiving a Distinguished Service...