Helen Hayes

Actor
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Helen Hayes MacArthur was an American actress whose career spanned 80 years. She eventually received the nickname "First Lady of American Theatre" and was one of 15 people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, from President Ronald Reagan in 1986. read more

Helen Hayes MacArthur was an American actress whose career spanned 80 years. She eventually received the nickname "First Lady of American Theatre" and was one of 15 people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, from President Ronald Reagan in 1986. In 1988, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts.

Birth Name

Helen Hayes Brown

Born

Wednesday, 10 October 1900

Died

Wednesday, 17 March 1993

Actress Filmography

Actress Filmography

Bill Cosby: Walking Free Self 2022
Irving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood Self 2005
The 50th Annual Tony Awards Self 1996
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
The 66th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 1994
Dateline NBC Herself - Bill Cosby Accuser 1992
MGM: When the Lion Roars Herself 1992
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1988
The 41st Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1987
Liberty Weekend Self 1986
American Masters Self 1986
The 40th Annual Tony Awards Self - Previous Winner 1986
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan Self 1985
Murder with Mirrors Miss Jane Marple 1985
Highway to Heaven Estelle Wicks 1984
Glitter Betsy 1984
A Caribbean Mystery Miss Jane Marple 1983
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
Murder Is Easy Lavinia Fullerton 1982
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self - Honoree 1981
Love, Sidney Mrs. Clovis 1981
Hopper's Silence Herself / Self 1981
The 35th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1981
The 34th Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 1980
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1978
A Family Upside Down Emma Long 1978
Old Friends... New Friends Self 1978
Candleshoe Lady St. Edmund 1977
The Love Boat Agatha Winslow 1977
Victory at Entebbe Etta Grossman-Wise 1976
Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers Dr. McCartney 1976
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Hettie 1975
Herbie Rides Again Mrs. Steinmetz 1974
Hearts and Minds Self 1974
The Snoop Sisters Ernesta Snoop 1972
Joanne Carson's VIPs Self 1972
The 44th Annual Academy Awards Self - Co-Host 1972
Harvey Veta Louise Simmons 1972
Circle of Fear Miss Gilden 1972
Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate Sophie Tate Curtis 1971
Airport Ada Quonsett 1970
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
Arsenic and Old Lace Abby Brewster 1969
Here's Lucy Mrs. Kathleen Brady 1968
Hawaii Five-O Aunt Clara 1968
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Accepting Award for Apa-Phoenix 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Self - Guest 1968
Tarzan Mrs. Wilson 1966
NET Playhouse Multiple Roles 1964
The Jack Barry Show Self - Guest 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself, Herself - Guest 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Actress, Self - Guest 1961
The Challenge of Ideas Self - Narrator 1961
Directions Self 1960
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries Cornelia Van Gorder 1960
Third Man on the Mountain Tourist / Hotel guest 1959
Play of the Week Madame Ranevskaya, Mother Hildebrand 1959
Sunday Showcase Self 1959
The Bell Telephone Hour Baroness Nadedja von Meck 1959
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Herself 1957
Anastasia Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna 1956
The Walter Winchell Show Self 1956
Playhouse 90 Sister Theresa 1956
The Alcoa Hour Mrs. Gilling 1955
The Magical World of Disney Mrs. Steinmetz 1954
Producers' Showcase Mrs. Antrobus 1954
The Best of Broadway Abby Brewster, Fanny Cavendish 1954
The Motorola Television Hour Frances Parry 1953
The United States Steel Hour Mother Seraphim, Mrs. Austin 1953
Main Street to Broadway Helen Hayes / Self 1953
Person to Person Self 1953
Medallion Theatre Harriet Beecher Stowe 1953
Omnibus (segment "The Twelve Pound Look"), Bessie Arlington (segment "A Christmas Tie"), Bessie Arlington (segment "The Christmas Tie") / (segment "Drug Store, Sunday Noon"), Mom (segment "Mom and Leo" / (segment "Irish Linen") / Self - Reader (segment "Mary's Baby"), Mrs. Dearth (segment), Mrs. Howard V. Larue III, Mrs. Kirby (segment "The Happy Journey"), Self - Storyteller (segment "Mother Goose") 1952
This Is Your Life Self 1950
My Son John Lucille Jefferson 1952
The Ezio Pinza Show Self - Guest 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Honora Canderay (woman) 1951
The Jack Benny Program Self 1950
Showtime, U.S.A. Self 1950
The Prudential Family Playhouse Elizabeth Moulton-Barrett 1950
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse Gwenny Bean, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Actress 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self - Guest 1950
What's My Line? Herself - Mystery Guest 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Queen Victoria 1950
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, Herself, Harriet Breecher Stowe 1948
Kraft Theatre Self - Host 1947
Some of the Best Madelon 1944
Stage Door Canteen Helen Hayes 1943
Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (archive footage) 1940
Hollywood Goes to Town Self 1938
Vanessa, Her Love Story Vanessa Paris 1935
What Every Woman Knows Maggie Wylie 1934
Crime Without Passion Extra in hotel lobby 1934
This Side of Heaven Stella 1934
Night Flight Simone Fabian / Madame Fabian 1933
Another Language Stella / Stella Hallam 1933
The White Sister Angela Chiaromonte 1933
The Son-Daughter Lien Wha / Lian Wha 1932
A Farewell to Arms Catherine / Catherine Barkley 1932
Arrowsmith Leora Tozer Arrowsmith / Leora Arrowsmith 1931
The Sin of Madelon Claudet Madelon / Madelon Claudet 1931
The Dancing Town Olive Pepperall 1928
1978 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama or Comedy Special Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series Nominated
1975 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1974 Emmy Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series Nominated
1972 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1971 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Won
1959 Emmy Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominated
1958 Emmy Actress - Best Single Performance - Lead or Support Nominated
1957 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Nominated
1932 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
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