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Helen Hayes Overview:

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:

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Helen Hayes was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning for Best Actress for The Sin of Madelon Claudet (as Madelon) in 1931/32 for Best Supporting Actress for Airport (as Ada Quonsett) in 1970.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1931/32Best ActressThe Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931)MadelonWon
1970Best Supporting ActressAirport (1970)Ada QuonsettWon
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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Radio. In addition, Hayes was inducted into the Womens Hall of Fame .

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and Mildred Natwick as The Snoop Sisters

By Rick29 on Mar 9, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Mildred Natwick and . Over a decade before Angela Lansbury starred in Murder, She Wrote, played an elderly mystery author and amateur detective in The Snoop Sisters. The series co-starred Mildred Natwick as Hayes' sister and ran as a 90-minute installment on The NBC Tuesday M... Read full article


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By 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 performance

By 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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Helen Hayes Quotes:

Alick Wylie: What is charm exactly, Maggie?
Maggie Wylie: Oh, it's... it's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don't need anything else. And if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have. Some women, a few, have charm for all, and most have charm for one, and some have charm for none.


Dowager Empress: Lievenbaum, you're disgusting! At your age, a woman's only thoughts of sex should be gender!


Dowager Empress: We are most of us lonely, and it is mostly of our own making.


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The Helen Hayes Awards are given out annually to worthy theatrical productions in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia area, her birthplace and where she gained her first acting experience.

She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1988 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.

Interred at Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, New York, USA.

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