Helen Desbois

Actor, Influencer, Singer, TV Presenter, Radio Presenter

Dublin Region, Ireland
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Helen SBWO sample VO

This is a TV voice over I did for a programme on Trace Sports used internationally.

01Helen SBWO sample VO
0202 American voice demo
03Kirstenbosch Weather Voice

Physical Attributes

Height:
160 cm / 5ft 3in
Hips:
82 cm / 32 in
Weight:
54 kg / 118 lbs
Dress size:
UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Eye color:
Blue
Chest:
82 cm / 32 in
Hair color:
Blonde
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Long
Waist:
77 cm / 30 in
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2019
  • MixFm Breakfast Show - Radio : Co-host
  • Showbiz In Full HD radio show : Presenter
2018
  • MixFm Breakfast Show - Radio : Co-host
  • Shaft 6, Film : Supporting lead
  • The Docket : Featured support character
2017
  • MixFm Breakfast Show - Radio : Co-host
  • Supermama, Film : Cameo role
2016
  • MixFm Breakfast Show - Radio : Co-host
2015
  • MixFm Breakfast Show - Radio : Co-host
  • Lasher Tools Commercial : Lead female
  • Ingrams, Tv commercial : Supporting character
  • Fame, Joburg Theatre : Ms Bell
  • Generations, soapie : Cameo role
2014
  • Milo Gameshow : Main presenter
  • Castle Lager commercial : Featured role - jogger
  • Lasher Tools Commercial : Lead female
  • Resilient, Film : Lead female
2013
  • KFC commercial : Featured role - estate agent
2012
  • Threadbare - short film : Female lead
  • Game commercial : Lead - presenter
  • Binneland : Cameo role
  • 7de Laan, Tv show : Cameo role
2011
  • Game commercial : Lead - presenter
2010
  • Game commericial : Lead - presenter
2008
  • Amstel Malta commercial : Lead, reporter
  • We Will Rock You, International Tour : Ensemble and Lead - 'Scaramouche' swing
2007
  • We Will Rock You, International Tour : Ensemble and Lead - 'Scaramouche' swing
  • Vanish commercial : Lead - presenter
  • Halifax commercial (UK) : Lead, dancer
  • Remedy Health Detox Tea : Infomercial - main presenter
  • Isidingo, Tv show : Featured support character
2006
  • One Way, Tv series : Lead female
  • Vanish commercial : Lead - presenter
2005
  • Hard Copy, tv series : Supporting character, reporter
  • Shado's, tv series : Supporting female lead
  • Vanish commercial : Lead - presenter
2004
  • Boogie Nights, SA Tour : Female lead, Debs
  • Daisy De Melker, mini series : Supporting character, school friend
2000
  • You Make The Difference, Tv series (season 2) : Female lead
  • The Long Run, film : Wife, stills
1999
  • You Make The Difference, Tv series : Female lead
  • I Can't Believe It's Not Butter (UK) : Lead, dancer
1995
  • Honeytown 2, Tv series : Female lead, pop singer
1994
  • Mangler - Stephen King, film : Daughter, stills

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California
  • USA New York

Helen Desbois is an all-round performer with more than 20 years experience gained in all facets of the entertainment industry. She is an actress, singer, dancer, voice artist, recording artist and radio presenter with experience in all mentioned fields.

Helen is a South African Music Award nominee too, with a nod for her smash hit single ‘Anything’ back in 2002, which also landed at the number one spot on radio stations nationwide, really putting her on the map. She has released 5 singles to date including her comeback last year the well-received ‘Like I Need You’ with music video that is still played on various channels on DStv and SABC.
Her latest single ‘The Start Of Something Good’ is currently playing on airwaves across SA and plans to release in Europe for the summer. Desbois also has plans for a remix collaboration of her smash hit song, ‘Anything’ with a top local producer and has just completed a colab with Loyiso Bala on a song for The Smile Foundation for which they are both ambassadors.

Helen is a popular actress and tv presenter too with credits on Teleschool and the Milo Game Show with many commercials under her belt as well, including Vanish, KFC and Lasher Tools to name but a few. She has been seen in Isidingo, Generations and Binneland on our screens. Helen also spent a week in the Big Brother house on the celebrity version of the show, raising millions for charity. She was recently seen on our Tv screens, in the brand new drama ‘The Docket’ on SABC3 and features in the movie Supermama set for release shortly.

Radio presenting is close to her heart, with 6 Radio Award nominations and two wins under her belt, for ‘Best Daytime Community Presenter’ and more recently as Best News Presenter with another nomination for her Showbiz In Full HD show. Helen has worked on East Rand Stereo, hosted the breakfast show on ChaiFm and co-hosted on CliffCentral with Jen Su and recently co-hosted the breakfast show on Mix938FM with Tony Blewitt weekday mornings, 6-9am. 2018 also saw media personality, Desbois winning the Woman Of The Year in Media award.

Influencer

I have been a brand ambassador for various fashion and beauty brands including -
Fitness model - Slimatone
Underwear model - FeelGoodAndCo
Smile Foundation
FIBO Africa
BLo Hair Salon
Sorbet Nails
Miss Black shoes
Skinderm Aesthetics
African Queen Fashion Designer
Democratic Republic Clothing
Chantal Couture
The Bra Guru
Growing Champions

Presenting

TV presenter experience

Previous paid TV presenter roles


Radio presenter experience

Previous paid Radio presenter roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California
  • USA New York

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