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Valiant Lady (1953–1953)

TV Series | 15 min | Drama

Helen Emerson was daytime's "valiant lady", a fortyish matron who was widowed in the serial's first year. Helen valiantly endured sudden financial hardship while alternately fretting over her children's sordid love lives. Son Mickey fell ...See moreHelen Emerson was daytime's "valiant lady", a fortyish matron who was widowed in the serial's first year. Helen valiantly endured sudden financial hardship while alternately fretting over her children's sordid love lives. Son Mickey fell for a divorcee, daughter Diane ran off with a married man, and bratty baby Kim constantly implored Helen to teach her the latest dance step. Helen finally found peace and happiness with Governor Lawrence Walker, whom she married in the show's final year. Written by Mark Faulkner See less
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Updated Dec 8, 1953

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Jerome Cowan
Frank Emerson (1953-1957) Frank Emerson (1953-1957)   See fewer
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James Kirkwood Jr.
Mickey Emerson (1953-1957) Mickey Emerson (1953-1957)   See fewer
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Lydia Reed
Kim Emerson #1 (1953-1954) Kim Emerson #1 (1953-1954)   See fewer
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Helen Wagner
Trudy (1953-1954) Trudy (1953-1954)   See fewer
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Flora Campbell
Helen Emerson #2 (1954-1957) Helen Emerson #2 (1954-1957)   See fewer
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Bonnie Sawyer
Kim Emerson #2 (1954-1957) Kim Emerson #2 (1954-1957)   See fewer
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Earl Hammond
Hal Soames (1954-1955) Hal Soames (1954-1955)   See fewer
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Joan Lorring
Bonnie Withers #1 (1954-1955) Bonnie Withers #1 (1954-1955)   See fewer
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Dolores Sutton
Diane Emerson Soames #2 (1954-1955) Diane Emerson Soames #2 (1954-1955)   See fewer
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Larry Weber
Capt. Chris Kendall (1954-1955) Capt. Chris Kendall (1954-1955)   See fewer
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Sue Randall
Diane Emerson Soames #3 (1955-1956) Diane Emerson Soames #3 (1955-1956)   See fewer
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Martin Balsam
Joey Gordon (1955) Joey Gordon (1955)   See fewer
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Shirley Egleston
Bonnie Withers #2 (1955) Bonnie Withers #2 (1955)   See fewer
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Margaret Hamilton
Mrs. Sayre (1955) Mrs. Sayre (1955)   See fewer
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Frances Helm
Linda Kendall (1955) Linda Kendall (1955)   See fewer
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Terry O'Sullivan
Elliott Norris (1955) Elliott Norris (1955)   See fewer
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Betty Cakes
Roberta Wilcox (1956-1957) Roberta Wilcox (1956-1957)   See fewer
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John Graham
Gov. Lawrence Walker (1956-1957) Gov. Lawrence Walker (1956-1957)   See fewer
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Lelia Martin
Diane Emerson Soames #4 (1956-1957) Diane Emerson Soames #4 (1956-1957)   See fewer
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Doro Merande
Ivy Harper (1956-1957) Ivy Harper (1956-1957)   See fewer
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Katherine Squire
Gertrude Harper (1956-1957) Gertrude Harper (1956-1957)   See fewer
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Lilia Skala
Mme. Garstel (1957) Mme. Garstel (1957)   See fewer
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Joan Tompkins
Marion Walker (1957) Marion Walker (1957)   See fewer
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Nancy Coleman
Helen Emerson #1 (1953-1954) (original cast) Helen Emerson #1 (1953-1954) (original cast)   See fewer
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Abby Lewis
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Anne Pearson
Diane Emerson Soames #1 (1953-1954) (original cast) Diane Emerson Soames #1 (1953-1954) (original cast)   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 8 votes