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Wills, Helen, 1905-1998

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Personal name headingWills, Helen, 1905-1998
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Variant(s)Roark, Helen Newington Wills Moody, 1905-1998
Moody, Helen Newington Wills, 1905-1998
Little Miss Poker Face, 1905-1998
Poker Face, 1905-1998
Found inEngelmann, L. The goddess and the American girl, 1988: CIP t.p. (Helen Wills) data sheet (famous tennis player of the 20s and 30s) bk. p. 61 (Helen Newington Wills; b. 10/6/1905)
Biog. dict. of Amer. sports--outdoor sports, 1988: p. 387 (Roark, Helen Newington Wills Moody "Little Miss Poker Face"; m. Frederick Moody, 1929-1937; used his name after 1929; m. Aidan Roark, 1939; tennis player and noted artist and illustrator)
Hearst Metrotone news. Vol. 7, no. 266--excerpt. San Francisco, Calif.--"Poker Face" swaps racket for palette [MP] 1936
N.Y. times, Jan. 3 1998 (Helen Wills Moody ... tennis player ... died Thursday[, Jan. 1, 1998] at a convalescent home in Carmel, Calif.)