James Benjamin Heltibridle was an American Filmmaker who was a popular filmmaker in the entertainment industry. His notable work for which he is remembered is the Popular Zombie Apocalypse series The Walking Dead.

He used to work as a production manager in the series The Walking dead until his sudden demise in 2016.

Early Life and Childhood

Heltibridle was born in the year 1988 on the date of November 29. He was the single child of his parents named father Bob Heltibridle and mother Sue Heltibridle. He was a bright child growing up and was very much interested in arts and management. He grew up in his hometown Maryland

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James Heltibridle with his father Bob Heltibridle. Source:@News Unzip.

His father used to work as a Secret Service agent for Us President from 1980 to 2013 whereas his mother was a housewife.

Education Qualification

Heltibridle was a bright student from an early age, he completed his high school education at Gambrills High School. After completing high school, he moved to North Carolina where he got enrolled in the North Carolina School of Arts where he persuades a degree in production design and film production where he graduated in the year 2013.

He had perfected the skill of Sketchup Modeling, Visual Merchandising, and Art Direction during his bachelor’s degree which later helped him to be an excellent filmmaker.


Heltibidle started his career in the year 2012 when he worked on the short film Memories and Death. In this movie, he worked as an art director. He did another short movie shortly after titled Robot when he finally got the chance to work in Hollywood in the movie Run & Gun. He also got the chance to work on Netflix as a production assistant for some time.

He got a big job when he was selected to work as a prop designer, set designer, and storyboarder in the popular Zombie Apocalypse series The Walking Death. He was cherished and loved in the set of the series where everyone was fond of his work and its brilliance of it. He worked there until his sudden demise in 2016.

Is Heltibridle’s Single/Relationship Status

James Heltibridle was a private and shy figure guy who didn’t want to talk about his personal life openly with anyone. It is still unclear whether the filmmaker was seeing anyone or not.

Also, his past relationship details have also been kept under the radar. However, we do know that he wasn’t a married person and had no kids.

Physical Appearance

Heltibridle was a good-looking guy with a smiley face. His height was pretty good measuring 5 feet 8 inches and having a bodyweight of 70 kgs. His body measurement was 40-30-37 inches.

He liked to keep a beard and used to wear glasses. His hair color used to be brunette and had a beautiful and unique blue color eye.

About Tattoo in Heltibridle’s Body

Heltibridle was a tattoo lover and had tattoos on his body. He had three tattoos pierced in his body, all in the chest section of his body.

The three tattoos on his body were two identical birds that were below his both right and left shoulder and a police badge type tattoo on his lower chest.

Hobbies and Lifestyle

The popular filmmaker Heltibridle was a very enthusiastic person who had various interests and likings that he liked to follow. He was said to be enjoying movies and Tv series during his spare time and was also a comic reader and lover. His other hobbies were visiting Art Galleries and museums as he was very much into ancient crafts and sculptures.

He used to live a lavish and luxurious life while also traveling to different countries for holidays and refreshments. He used to live with his family and spend most of his time with them when he wasn’t working.


Heltibridle used to be a private guy and liked to keep his life hidden from media Scrutiny. So that’s why there was never a rumor regarding him that hit the front page and he was always under the radar from media until his sudden death.

James was always described as a lovable and likable guy by everyone who worked with him. He never tried to create any controversy nor did he ever want to get engaged in any controversy.

What’s the earning of Heltibridle?

Heltibride’s career was just getting into shape when the tragedy happened. He was just getting set for being involved in big movies and series, though short-lived he earned a decent amount of money in his career.

According to various data, it is believed that an assistant director makes an average of 92k Usd. As no reliable information regarding his networth is available, from that average we have estimated that he may have had a net worth of around a million dollars.

Did James use Social Media?

James used to often use popular social media like Instagram and Twitter however he wasn’t a big social media celebrity of anything. He has an Instagram profile that isn’t verified and has been kept private for some time. His followers are also relatively low and his content couldn’t be seen publicly.

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James Heltibridle posted a selfie of himself and Walking dead actress Chloe Bennett. Source: [email protected]

On Twitter, he has an unverified profile where he has total followers of 356, on this account, the last post was posted in October 2015. He used to regularly tweet on Twitter before his demise.


Heltibridle death was a shocker for everyone when they heard the news on the 10th of November 2016. He was in the car returning home from the sets of The Walking dead when he crashed his car. the injuries he sustained during that accident were fatal, and that was the reason behind his death.

The news of his death was shocking for everyone, the cast of the walking dead and other well-wishers of his poured their condolence to his family through social media and attended his funeral. He was just 27 years of age when he died and was just 13 days away from turning 28.

Some facts about James Heltibridle

  • Heltibridle was a huge coffee lover and regularly used to visit Starbucks.
  • He was a huge fan of the popular racing competition formula 1.
  • James worked as an animator and created various animations for the different production houses.
  • James was an animal lover who was fond of cats and dogs the most.

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