* Helen's mother name was Marlene Richardson. * Helen has a brother named Patrick and a sister named Jennifer. * Helen migrated to India with her family. * Helen is step mother of film actors Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan. Salim Khan helped her to get good roles in the films in which he was co-scripting with Javed Akhtar such as "Don", "Imaan" and "Dostana". Therafter Helen did "Lahu Ke Do Rang" directed by Mahesh Bhatt and she went on to win Filmfare Best Supporting actress Award for her performance in this film. Soon afterwards, she married Salim Khan, as his second wife. Helen and Salim have an adopted daughter named Arpita. Helen had retired from the screen for a number of years but recently she appeared in the films "Mohabbatein" as head of girl's school and in "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" as mother of Salman Kkan.