Helen King was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, to British parents and raised in Ontario, Canada. She received a B.A. (Hons) in Drama and English Literature at Queen’s University in Kingston. She then relocated to Montreal, Quebec, working extensively for local and regional Canadian theatres, as well as becoming a featured performer on several animated series. Since moving to Toronto in 2005, she has continued to appear on film and TV, while expanding her CV across all fields of the industry to include interstitial voice-over, radio and television commercial voice, and video game work. She performs Shakespeare on a regular basis with Driftwood Theatre, a touring company devoted to making theatre accessible to communities around Ontario.