Helene Udy Movies and Career Information
Nov 01, 1962
Helene Udy (born November 1, 1962) is an American actress and director. Udy was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the daughter of Mya, a former military officer, and John Udy, a city planner and university professor. She is the sister of Claudia Udy. She was raised in Montreal, Canada. Udy began her career as a child actor in Canadian television shows. After studying at Montreal's Dome Theater school and pursued a degree in film communications at Montreal's Dawson College while continuing her acting career in Canadian movies before moving to New York for a 1983 stint on the soap opera As the World Turns. She is known among Star Trek fans for playing Pel in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode Rules of Acquisition. Now based in Los Angeles, Helene has combined acting with stage production and directing, winning several Backstage West Awards for the play Out in America by Canadian playwright Katie Ford. She was a regular cast member on the CBS series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. She has also engaged in the producing of feature films.