Helena Howard is an American actress. She performed at a county teen arts festival when she was younger and was spotted by director Josephine Decker. This led her to star in Decker’s 2018 movie, Madeline’s Madeline. Marking her cinematic debut, her portrayal of the title character became her breakout performance. For her work in the film, she was nominated for the Best Female Lead at the Independent Spirit Awards. She later landed the role of Nora Reid in the Amazon original series, The Wilds. At the same time, she starred in the series, Don’t Look Deeper. In 2021, she starred in the independent movie, Shoplifters of the World.