Born in California on July 21, 1908. Helms was a resident of Los Angeles by 1932. For 45 years he worked as a scenic artist for MGM Studios. He died in Chino, CA on Oct. 11, 1981. Member: Painters & Sculptors of LA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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