Helen Hayes Brown
|Born||Oct 10, 1900|
|Died||Mar 17, 1993|
|Age||Died at 92|
|Final Resting PlaceOak Hill Cemetery|
|Top Roles||Madelon Claudet, Leora Arrowsmith, Catherine Barkley, Madame Fabian, Tourist|
|Top Genres||Drama, Romance, Comedy, Film Adaptation, War, Adventure|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, Based on Play, Aviation|
|Top Collaborators||Lewis Stone, Clarence Brown (Director), Leo McCarey (Director), William K. Howard (Director)|
|Shares birthday with||James Clavell, Richard Jaeckel, Gregory Gaye see more..|
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.
MINI BIO:Fair-haired American child actress who become one of the great Broadway stars of the twenties. Despite an Academy Award for The Sin of Madelon Claudet, she soon returned to the stage to pursue her theatrical style. Her return to films in later years was more successful, and she won another Academy Award for Airport. Married writer Charles MacArthur (died 1956); actor James MacArthur is their adopted son. Died from congestive heart disease. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
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.
|1931/32||Best Actress||The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931)||Madelon||Won|
|1970||Best Supporting Actress||Airport (1970)||Ada Quonsett||Won|
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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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: But oh please, if it should not be you, don't ever tell me.
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