Namesakes

American First Ladies: 1 first lady
Helen Herron Taft   1909-1913  
Characters in Greek Mythology: 1 character
Helen of Troy   (f)  
Emmy Award Winners: 2 actresses
(actress) Helen Hayes   1953     
(actress) Helen Hunt   1996; 1997; 1998; 1999   Mad About You  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Helen Daniels   1985   Neighbours  
Helen Gamble   1997   The Practice  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 1 activist
(activist) Helen Keller   1880-1968  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 8 actresses
Helen Hayes   1900-1993  
Helen Mirren   1945-  
Adjoa Andoh (a.k.a. Helen)   1963-  
Helen Hunt   1963-  
Helen McCrory   1968-  
Helen Baxendale   1970-  
Tania Raymonde (a.k.a. Helen)   1988-  
Alexa Nikolas (a.k.a. Helen)   1992-  
Notable Athletes: 1 tennis
(tennis) Helen Wills   1905-1998  
Notable Writers: 2 authors, 1 author/poet/playwright
P. L. Travers (a.k.a. Helen)   1899-1996  
Elswyth Thane (a.k.a. Helen)   1900-1984  
Diane Glancy (a.k.a. Helen)   1941-  
Olympic Medalists: 4 bronze, 4 gold, 4 silver
(silver) Helen Wainwright   1920; 1924   diving - springboard; swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(gold) Helen Meany   1928   diving - springboard  
(bronze) Helen Varcoe   1932   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Helen Johns   1932   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Helen Stephens   1936   100 m; 4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Helen Gordon   1952   swimming - 200 m breaststroke  
(silver) Helen Jameson   1980   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Helen Denman   1996   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(bronze) Helen Luz   2000   basketball  
(bronze) Helen Richardson-Walsh   2012   field hockey  
(silver) Helen Langehanenberg   2012   equestrian  
(gold) Helen Glover   2012   rowing  
Oscar Award Winners: 3 actresses
(actress) Helen Hayes   1932; 1970   The Sin of Madelon Claudet; Airport  
(actress) Helen Hunt   1997   As Good As It Gets  
(actress) Helen Mirren   2006   The Queen  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Helen Clark   1999-2008   New Zealand  
Saints: 4 blessed, 1 saint
Saint Helen   ?-304  
Blessed Helen of Arcella   1208-1242  
Blessed Elena of Udine (a.k.a. Helen)   1396-1458  
Blessed Elena Duglioli (a.k.a. Helen)   1472-1520  
Blessed Elena Guerra (a.k.a. Helen)   1835-1914  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
Helen   Cymbeline  
Helen of Troy   Troilus and Cressida  
Title Characters: 3 books, 1 musical/book
(musical/book) Hélène; Helen of Troy   1864; 1925   La belle Hélène; The Private Life of Helen of Troy  
(book) Helen   1973   Helen Wheels  
(book) Helen   1986   Wait Till Helen Comes  
(book) Helen Keller   2012   Helen Keller in Love: A Novel  
Tony Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Helen Hayes   1947