A little bit about Helena ...
Helena Marie is an award-winning actor born in Montreal, Quebec and is currently based in Toronto, Canada. A born entertainer, Helena found her passion for performing in ballet class at the age of 3. Soon after she was singing in front of crowds at her local church and in regional choirs. By the time she reached high school, Helena was ready to add acting to her repertoire. In her final year, she won the drama award and went on to study theatre at Dawson College in Montreal. Helena booked her first professional acting gig in the dark comedy series BULLET IN THE FACE (IFC) playing a role that was originally written for a man but was changed specifically for her based on the strength of her audition for the show.
A creator as well, Helena co-wrote, produced and starred in the award-winning short film CRAZY LOVE. She portrayed spousal-abuse victim Sam, a role which garnered her much attention and an award for
Best Performance at the Vancouver Island Short Film Festival.
Helena’s big break came when she was cast as the gun-slinging bounty-hunter Bonnie Mudd in the western film STAGECOACH: THE TEXAS JACK STORY (NGN Productions). Helena shared the screen with Trace Adkins, Judd Nelson and Kim Coates. The role earned her an ACTRA Montreal nomination for Best
Outstanding Female Performance in a Feature Film.
To date, Helena has amassed a significant body of work in several film and television productions including SUITS (USA), A MAJESTIC CHRISTMAS (HALLMARK), THE BOLD TYPE (FREEFORM), EXPLODING SUN (SPACE), A WIFE’S SUSPICION (LIFETIME), and SUPERNATURAL (THE CW).
Currently, Helena is starring in the new drama series MY PERFECT LANDING about a family of gymnasts who struggle with a life-changing move. Helena plays Whitney Cortez, a former gymnast who loses her job and decides to move her two kids from Miami to Toronto to start a gymnastics club with her father.
The show is airing now on the FAMILY CHANNEL and CBBC.
You can also catch Helena as Claire Marlowe, a woman stuck in the middle of a very dangerous love- triangle, in the thriller HIS FATAL FIXATION airing now on LIFETIME as well as in the new HALLMARK
MYSTERIES film MATCHMAKER MYSTERIES: A KILLER ENGAGEMENT starring alongside Danica McKellar.
On top of her on-camera career, Helena has lent her voice to many ad campaigns for big brands and
companies including BMW, Air Canada, and Sephora.
In her spare time, Helena enjoys travelling, hiking, hot yoga, and spending time with family, friends and
her dog, Charlie. She is fluent in English and French and is currently learning Spanish.
Helena also supports causes close to her heart which include Animal Justice, an organization that leads
the legal fight for animals in Canada.