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Katherine Helmond

Katherine Helmond
First seen
Last seen
Appeared in
1 episode {see below)
Mentioned in
Biographical Information
Date of birth
July 5, 1929 (1929-07-05) (age 88)
Date of death
Place of birth
Galveston, Texas, USA
Place of death
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Katherine Helmond, (born July 5, 1929 in Galveston, Texas) is an American actress who plays the role of Caroline Bellefleur on the HBO original series True Blood. Playing the role of the grandmother of Terry, Andy and Portia Bellefleur, Katherine is the oldest living member of the Bellefleur family. Replaced by American guest starring actress Helen Slayton-Hughes in the series' sixth season, Katherine is a guest starring actress who appears only on the episode "I'm Alive and on Fire" in the series' fourth season.




  • Brazil (1985)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)


  • True Blood (2011)
  • Who's the Boss? (1984)
  • Soap (1977)

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Season four appearances
"She's Not There" "You Smell Like Dinner" "If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?" "I'm Alive and on Fire"
"Me and the Devil" "I Wish I Was the Moon" "Cold Grey Light of Dawn" "Spellbound"
"Let's Get Out of Here" "Burning Down the House" "Soul of Fire" "And When I Die"