Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes
1900 - 1993

Helen Hayes  American Actress


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Helen Hayes was previously married to Charles MacArthur (1928 - 1956).


American Actress Helen Hayes was born Helen Hayes Brown on 10th October, 1900 in Washington, DC, USA and passed away on 17th Mar 1993 Nyack, NY, USA aged 92. She is most remembered for First Lady of the American Theater. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Helen Hayes was in an on-screen matchup with Clark Gable in The White Sister (1933).

Helen Hayes is a member of the following lists: James Cardinal Gibbons Medal winners, People from Nyack, New York and American Theater Hall of Fame inductees.


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First Name Helen
Last Name Hayes
Full Name at Birth Helen Hayes Brown
Alternative Name First Lady of the American Theater, Helen Hayes MacArthur
Age 92 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th October, 1900
Birthplace Washington, DC, USA
Died 17th March, 1993
Place of Death Nyack, NY, USA
Cause of Death Congestive heart failure
Height 5' 0" (152 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Dominican Academy, Manhattan, NY
University Academy of the Sacred Heart Convent in Washington
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame First Lady of the American Theater
Year(s) Active 1905-1985, 1905-1987, 1905–1987
Official Websites www.helenhayes.com/, www.findagrave.com/memorial/1798
Father Francis van Arnum Brown
Mother Catherine Estelle Hayes
Family Member Mary Hayes (daughter), James MacArthur (adopted son)
Friend Joan Crawford, Lynn Fontane, Lillian Gish, Edward Sheldon, Agnes Moorehead, Pat Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Irene Dunne, Lady Bird Johnson, Myrna Loy, John Ford

Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned almost 80 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of American Theatre" and was one of 12 people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award (an EGOT). Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, from President Ronald Reagan in 1986.

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Helen Hayes92 LibraActress
Charles MacArthur60 ScorpioWriter


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MaryFemaleCharles MacArthur
James (adopted)Male8th December, 193780 years oldCharles MacArthur


Murder with Mirrors1985Miss Jane MarpleTV Movie
Glitter1984BetsyTV Show
Highway to Heaven1984Estelle WicksTV Show
A Caribbean Mystery1983Miss Jane MarpleTV Movie
Murder Is Easy1982Lavinia FullertonTV Movie
Love, Sidney1981Mrs. ClovisTV Show
A Family Upside Down1978Emma LongTV Movie
Candleshoe1977Lady St. EdmundMovie
The Love Boat1977Agatha WinslowTV Show
Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers1976Dr. McCartneyTV Show
Victory at Entebbe1976Etta Grossman-WiseTV Movie
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing1975HettieMovie
Herbie Rides Again1974Mrs. SteinmetzMovie
Harvey1972Veta Louise SimmonsTV Movie
Circle of Fear1972Miss GildenTV Show
The Snoop Sisters1972Ernesta SnoopTV Show
Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate1971Sophie Tate CurtisTV Movie
Airport1970Ada QuonsettMovie
The Front Page1970NarratorTV Movie
Arsenic and Old Lace1969Abby BrewsterTV Movie
Hawaii Five-O1968Aunt ClaraTV Show
Here's Lucy1968Mrs. Kathleen BradyTV Show
Tarzan1966Mrs. WilsonTV Show
NET Playhouse1964Multiple RolesTV Show
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries1960Cornelia Van GorderTV Show
Third Man on the Mountain1959Tourist (uncredited)Movie
Play of the Week1959Madame Ranevskaya, Mother HildebrandTV Show
The Bell Telephone Hour1959Baroness Nadedja von MeckTV Show
Anastasia1956Dowager Empress Maria FeodorovnaMovie
Playhouse 901956Sister TheresaTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Mrs. GillingTV Show
Producers' Showcase1954Margaret AntrobusTV Show
The Best of Broadway1954Abby Brewster, Fanny CavendishTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Mother Seraphim, Mrs. AustinTV Show
Main Street to Broadway1953Helen HayesMovie
Medallion Theatre1953Harriet Beecher StoweTV Show
The Motorola Television Hour1953Frances ParryTV Show
My Son John1952Lucille JeffersonMovie
Omnibus1952Bessie Arlington, Mrs. Dearth (segment), Mrs. Howard V. Larue IIITV Show
The Christophers1952TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Queen VictoriaTV Show
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950Gwenny Bean, Mary Stuart, Queen of ScotsTV Show
The Prudential Family Playhouse1950Elizabeth Moulton-BarrettTV Show
Stage Door Canteen1943Helen HayesMovie
Vanessa: Her Love Story1935Vanessa ParisMovie
Crime Without Passion1934Extra in hotel lobby (uncredited)Movie
What Every Woman Knows1934Maggie WylieMovie
Another Language1933Stella 'Stell' HallamMovie
Night Flight1933Simone FabianMovie
The White Sister1933Angela ChiaromonteMovie
A Farewell to Arms1932Catherine BarkleyMovie
The Son-Daughter1932Lien WhaMovie
Arrowsmith1931Leora Tozer ArrowsmithMovie
The Sin of Madelon Claudet1931MadelonMovie
The Dancing Town1928Olive PepperallShort Film
Weavers of Life, The1917PeggyMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

wjerryzwjerryzMay 3, 2017

80 years of acting. Amazing

dnsstardnsstarJan 25, 2012

she was such a talented actress

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