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Helen Slayton-Hughes Family: Did She Have A Husband And Kids?

Actress Helen Slayton-Hughes died on 7 December 2022. Fans are praying for her and her grieving family. So who are her husband and kids?

Keep scrolling down and find out more.

Helen Slayton-Hughes Cause Of Death

Park and Recreation actress Helen Slayton-Hughes tragically died at the age of 92, her family confirmed the news. The actress’s cause of death is yet to reveal.

Paying tribute to the star, her family’s statement read: “Helen passed away last night. Her pain has ended but her fierce spirit lives on. Thank you for the love and support of her and her work. Rest sweet one.”

Many of her fans paid tribute to her on her socials. One wrote, “Will always miss that smile and attitude. The woman had it all and wasn’t ashamed to say things how they were.” Another added, “So sorry to hear. Our sincere condolences on your loss. May her memory be a blessing.”

Another added, “I am so sorry for your loss. I became a fan of Helen later in her life following her role in Parks and Rec. Helen brought a lot of light and laughter to the world and will be deeply missed 💕 thinking of Helen’s family in this sad time.”

Did Helen Slayton-Hughes Leave Behind A Husband?

Helen Slayton-Hughes was always careful not to reveal details related to her husband. It was unclear who her husband was as she kept her lips sealed about her family members.

However, she had an on-screen husband named theatre actor Dean Haglin. After her death Dean posted on his Facebook, “SADDENED TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF HELEN SLAYTON-HUGHES, ACTRESS, SONGWRITER, PLAYWRIGHT, FRIEND… AND MY ONE-TIME STAGE WIFE.”

Back in 2016, Helen wished her birthday to her on-screen husband with a post writing, “I hope my beautiful husband had a beautiful birthday.”

Helen Slayton-Hughes Kids

Helen Slayton-Hughes was the mother of four children. Three of her children were; Jeduthun, Macduff, and Duncan Hughes.

Jeduthun is 52 years old and is currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He worked at various at Robert Half. He served as Operations Analyst at Bank of the West – A data Integrity Specialist at Vail Resorts – Sales Assistant at Avantes Inc – Market Research at Red Dot Storage – A/P Assistant at Made In Nature.

Moreover, Jeduthun was also a voice teacher at Northglenn Youth Theatre and Academy and graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder. He is married to his wife Kristin Fernandez. Right after her death, Kristin took to her Facebook and wrote, “My amazing mother-in-law is no longer in pain. Helen you are and will always be a treasure. Rest now. We love you.”

Kristin hailed from Santa Fe, New Mexico. She works at Denver Performing Arts Complex and Curious Theatre Company.

Macduff was 57 years old being born in April 1965. He has been the engineering director at Google since 2007. Before Google, he also worked at Adobe Systems Inc., Xerox, and MicroLogic Software.

Macduff is married to his wife Twyla Hughes.

Her third son is Duncan Hughes who is reportedly an M.I.T. alum.

Moreover, Helen also had six grandchildren.

Helen Slayton-Hughes Movies And TV Shows

From 2011 through 2015, Helen Slayton-Hughes portrayed court stenographer Ethel in the well-liked political satire mockumentary series. The actress, who appeared in 11 episodes with Chris Pratt, Amy Poehler, and Aubrey Plaza, amassed a horde of followers with her biting humor and insults. In a humorous episode of the venerable program, her character consented to become Chris and Aubrey’s grandma.

On October 8, when she attended a special Netflix screening of The Curse Of Bridge Hollow, the celebrity made her last public appearance. She played Victoria in the comedy-horror movie, which was also her last. Her career saw her spend more than four decades acting in stage productions, appearing in over 200 plays and musicals.

DailyMail reported, aged 70, Helen moved to LA to earn money as an actor and secured high-profile stints in shows. She guest-starred on such high-profile comedies as Malcolm in the MiddleArrested DevelopmentMy Name Is EarlBrooklyn Nine-Nine, and New Girl.

In later years the star did not slow down, in 2020 she wrote the musical Songs of Limberlost, based on the best-selling novel, A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter, and worked on a short film.

Helen holds master’s degrees in communications from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and drama from Syracuse University (RPI). Peter Dinklage, star of Game of Thrones, is a first cousin once removed and part of a large cast of entertainers in her family.

How Much Is Helen Slayton-Hughes Net Worth?

At the time of her death, Helen Slayton-Hughes’s net worth was likely above $650 thousand.

Was Helen Slayton-Hughes On Instagram?

No, Helen Slayton-Hughes was not on Instagram. But, she was on Facebook ( and @helenslaytonhughes).

Related FAQs

  • How Old Was Helen Slayton-Hughes At The Time Of Her Death?

At the time of her death, Helen Slayton-Hughes was 92 years old.

  • Where Was Helen Slayton-Hughes Born?

Helen Slayton-Hughes was a native of New York, which is likely her birthplace.

  • Who Were Helen Slayton-Hughes Parents?

There is no information on Helen Slayton-Hughes’s parents.

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