Helen Faul

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Helen Faul (b. 28/03/1925 – d. Pretoria, 13/09/1999) was an actress.

Biography

In the late 1940s Helen Faul appeared in three Afrikaans-language films, namely Die Skerpioen (Arthur Bennett/1946), Die Kaskenades van Dokter Kwak (Pierre de Wet/1948) and Sarie Marais (C. Francis Coley/1949). In the latter she played the title role opposite Johann Nell, who also acted with her in Die Skerpioen. In 1952 she appeared on the stage in Utrecht in The Netherlands, when an Afrikaans theatre group staged Uys Krige’s Die Wit Muur. Other stage performances included Taubie Kushlick's production of Dial M for Murder (1954), Bitter Einde (1955), directed by Anna Neethling-Pohl for the Johannesburgse Afrikaanse Amateur Toneelspelers (JAATS), and The Affair (1963), staged by Taubie Kushlick at the Civic Theatre in Johannesburg and at the Aula in Pretoria for PACT.

In 1951, while visiting London, she married fellow actor Willem Loots, but the marriage didn’t last and they were later divorced. In 1971 she married Hendrik Cornelis du Toit (FO)

Sources

Le Roux, André I. & Fourie, Lilla – Filmverlede: geskiedenis van die Suid-Afrikaanse speelfilm

http://www.litnet.co.za/uys-krige-1910-1987/

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4582147/?ref_=nv_sr_1

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