Legendary actress, Helen Hayes, was born Helen Hayes Brown on Oct 10, 1900 in Washington, DC. Hayes died at the age of 92 on Mar 17, 1993 in Nyack, NY and was laid to rest in Oak Hill Cemetery in Nyack, NY.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
|1931/32||Best Actress||The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931)||Madelon||Won|
|1970||Best Supporting Actress||Airport (1970)||Ada Quonsett||Won|
Warner Archive: in a Pair of Pre-CodesBy KC on Oct 20, 2015 From Classic Movies
In her short Hollywood career, was an unusual screen presence. Though the tiny actress was understated, placid and almost entirely lacking in glamour, she was also quietly powerful, and always exuded unassuming confidence. Though she would ultimately win two Academy Awards, Haye's screen... Read full article
31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2015: as Ada Quonsett, Airport’s best performanceBy The Wonderful World of Cinema on Feb 3, 2015 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
as Ada Quonsett in Airport I didn’t know what to expect, but when I saw it for the first time, ?Airport became one of my favourite movies of the 70’s. Directed by George Seaton (?Miracle on 34th Street,?Apartment for Peggy,?The Country Girl)?in 1970, it tells the story of man... Read full article
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Dowager Empress: We are most of us lonely, and it is mostly of our own making.
Madelon Claudet: You know, it's the queerest thing. When I was a little girl, Father Matthew used to say to us children, "You pay for everything - everything in this life." And last night when we were dancing, I thought of him, and I laughed to myself and said, "What an old fool you are, Father Matthew..." But he was right. And I'm paying.
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