106 films of PERCY HELTON (1894 - 1971)by milam_ogden | created - 31 Jan 2016 | updated - 15 Aug 2018 | Public
God danced in the streets on this date in 1894 when Percy was born in New York City. Percy started out in vaudeville with his Father. Served in the army during WW II. Got his big break by appearing in Miracle on 34th Street released in 1947.
Helton appeared in 106 movies during his career that covered 56 years from 1915 to 1971. Major genres included: drama (47), comedy (41), romance (26), film noir (19), crime (22) and westerns (19).
60% of his movies were released in the 50's.
IMDb data summary: mean - 6.5, median - 6.5, mode - 6.2 (10).
Lowest rated movie - 3.8 Silver Wings (1922) Highest rated movie - 8.1 Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid (69)
Percy is one of my favorite character actors of all time. He literally steals the scenes when he is in the movie. Very distinctive voice and physique.
Helton died on September 11th in 1971, Hollywood, CA.