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Creator / Francesca Marie Smith

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Francesca Marie Smith (born March 26, 1985) is an American former actress, best known for providing the voice of Helga Pataki in Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold!, along with various recurring and minor characters. Her other famous roles include Ashley B., Upside-Down Girl, and Swinger Girl on Recess.

Smith retired from acting sometime in the 2000s, but came out of retirement to reprise the role of Helga in the Uncancelled Grand Finale Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie.


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  • Dawson Casting: invoked She reprised her role of Helga Pataki in Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie at the age of 32 (Helga, presumably, is only 11 in TJM).

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