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  Helen Hayes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Helen Hayes Award for theater in the Washington D.C. area is named in her honor.
Helen Hayes died on (St. Patrick's Day) March 17, 1993 of natural causes, not long after the death of her friend Lillian Gish, who had made Hayes the beneficiary of her estate.
Hayes was interred in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, New York.
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 Kennedy Center: Biographical information for Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes, the "First Lady of American stage," as she was called by the audiences she captivated with her talent, grace, and charm, is best known for playing the roles of Queen Victoria and Mary, Queen of Scots.
Hayes was born in 1900, in Washington, DC, to Francis Van Arnum and Catherine Estelle Brown.
Hayes was influenced by her mother and maternal grandmother to become an actress herself.
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 MSN Encarta - Helen Hayes
Hayes, Helen (1900-1993), American actor, often called the first lady of the American theater.
She was born Helen Hayes Brown in Washington, D.C. She made her theatrical debut at the age of five and soon became a popular child actor in a Washington stock company.
In 1955, to celebrate her 50th anniversary on the stage, the Fulton Theater in New York City was renamed the Helen Hayes Theater (demolished 1982).
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 Hayes, Helen
In 1955 New York City's Fulton Theater was renamed the Helen Hayes Theater, and then in 1983, a year after that building was razed, Broadway's Little Theater was renamed in her honor.
From 1930 Hayes was heard in radio drama, and she performed on television from its earliest days, appearing at age 85 as Miss Marple in Murder With Mirrors (1985).
Hayes died on March 17, 1993, in Nyack, New York.
www.britannica.com /women/articles/Hayes_Helen.html   (301 words)

 The Official Helen Hayes Web Site -- Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Helen said, "The very worst thing that can happen is to bury your young." Charlie took it even harder, and he became steadily more depressed.
Helen had always had respiratory problems, but she was now having recurring bronchial infections.
Helen Hayes' success is the direct result of her incredible work ethic and discipline.
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 Helen Hayes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
By nine Hayes had made her Broadway debut and was soon starring as the embodiment of sunny optimism, Pollyanna.
Hayes did not return to films until she was ready for character parts, beginning with her performance as the over-wrought mother of a communist son in MY SON JOHN (1952), followed by her moving work as the judgmental grand duchess in ANASTASIA (1956).
Hayes was married to playwright-screenwriter Charles MacArthur from 1928 until his death in 1956; their adopted son is actor-screenwriter James MacArthur (b.
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 Helen Hayes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Helen Hayes was born on October 10, 1900 and performed for the very first time in 1905 at the age of five.
By the late Forties, Hayes was being acknowledged as “One of the international theater’s foremost actresses,” and was seen as being “incapable of doing anything wrong on the stage.” With awards for so many roles and rave notices whenever she appeared, Helen Hayes was on top of the world when tragedy struck in 1949.
Helen Hayes was a great positive influence on our nation’s theater and performing arts as the First Lady of American Theater and as the leading voice for our cultural life.
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 American Masters . Helen Hayes | PBS
Deeply in love with her profession, Hayes enjoyed playing a variety of roles, from Amanda Wingfield in Tennesse Williams's "The Glass Menagerie" (1948) to a little old lady stowaway in AIRPORT (1970).
Hayes went on to star in such major pictures as A FAREWELL TO ARMS (1932), ARROWSMITH (1931), and ANASTASIA (1956), and play opposite such screen greats as Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, James Stewert, and Fred Astaire.
It required Hayes to play the role of Queen Victoria, effecting a remarkable sixty-year transition from hesitant young bride to wheelchair-bound empress -- displaying both her skill and commitment to craft.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/hayes_h.html   (730 words)

 The Helen Hayes Awards: About Helen Hayes
Born October 10, 1900, Helen Hayes first stepped onto the professional stage in her native Washington, DC, with the Columbia Players at the age of six.
Helen Hayes film career began in 1931 with The Sin of Madelon Claudet, written by her husband Charles MacArthur, for which she won an Oscar.
Throughout her career Helen Hayes was involved with radio.
www.helenhayes.org /about/about_helen.html   (435 words)

 Helen Hayes Biography / Biography of Helen Hayes Biography Biography
Helen Hayes (1900-1993) was an American actress whose long career made a lasting impression in the American theater world.
Helen Hayes was born on October 10, 1900, in Washington, D.C., daughter of Francis Brown Hayes and Catharine Estelle Hayes.
Though she appeared on the New York stage numerous times before she was even of age, the young Helen was educated at the Academy of the Sacred Heart Convent in her native Washington.
www.bookrags.com /biography-helen-hayes   (253 words)

 Helen Hayes signed Check - National City Bank of New York 1943
Helen is one of only two women to receive all four prestigious entertainment awards: a Tony, Oscar, Emmy and Grammy.
In 1983, the Helen Hayes Awards were established, encouraging other aspiring actors and actresses to reach for their goals as she had done.
Helen Hayes know as the First Lady of the American Theater, made most of her infrequent film appearances after an allergy to theater dust forced her to retire from the stage.
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 Centre College: Centre graduate captures Helen Hayes Award
It was Surface's first Helen Hayes Award and the fourth time she had been nominated as an Outstanding Director.
Helen Hayes Award nominations were gleaned from among hundreds of plays and musicals that were staged at Washington area theatres during 2001.
The Helen Hayes Awards, named for the First Lady of the American Theatre and Washington, D.C. native, Helen Hayes, honor achievement in the professional theatre.
www.centre.edu /web/news/2002/hayes02.html   (304 words)

 National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall
Helen Hayes was known as America's premier actress and dubbed, "First Lady of the Theatre." She has described herself as an ordinary woman who led an extraordinary life.
Considered "a trouper" with grace and good humor, Hayes possessed none of the airs of a temperamental star and became a perennial favorite with audiences.
From 1928 to his death in 1956, Helen Hayes was married to playwright Charles McArthur.
www.greatwomen.org /women.php?action=viewone&id=74   (314 words)

 Helen Hayes Hospital, The Power of Rehabilitation
As one of the country’s first physical rehabilitation facilities, Helen Hayes Hospital is widely recognized as a leader in rehabilitation medicine and research.
Helen Hayes Hospital offers an extensive continuum of care and an array of specialty rehabilitation services to patients with stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, neurological, cardiopulmonary and orthopedic disorders.
Helen Hayes Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), is operated by the New York State Department of Health and is affiliated with the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
www.helenhayeshospital.org   (261 words)

 Helen Hayes at Reel Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Helen Hayes : a bio-bibliography by Donn B. Murphy and Stephen Moore (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993).
On reflection; an autobiography by Helen Hayes with Sandford Dody (New York, M. Evans; distributed by Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1968).
TVNow's monthly Helen Hayes schedule -when her films will be on TV.
www.reelclassics.com /Actresses/Hayes/hayes.htm   (303 words)

 Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes was an actress whose successful and award-winning career spanned almost 70 years.
Hayes was the first woman to ever receive a Tony award.
Hayes was married to MacArthur from 1928 until his death in 1956.
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 Helen Hayes - Best Actress: MovieActors.com
Helen Hayes received her oscar for playing a young Parisian girl who falls in love with an American, bears an illegitimate child, then goes from mistress to party girl to barfly to street-walker to scrubwoman, to raise money so her unsuspecting son can have a good life.
One of Helen Hayes' greatest stage triumphs was VICTORIA REGINA in 1935.
Helen Hayes won her second Oscar for Best Supporting Actress came in 1969 for her performance in AIRPORT.
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 Helen Hayes Tribute: by Stephen Moore
Helen Hayes, "First Lady of the American Theatre," was active as an actor and a star personality throughout most of the 20th century.
She was generous, witty, wise, and upstanding in her personal life, and peerless in the conduct of her public persona.
Helen Hayes was a star and frequent award-winner on Broadway, on tour, in films, radio and television.
www.stevemoore.addr.com /hayes.html   (825 words)

 Hayes, Helen on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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 Helen Hayes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
I chose Helen Hayes because I knew that she was a great actress, and she inspired a lot of people.
Helen started her stage career when she was five.
Helen is most remembered for her great acting abilities, and the many awards she won.
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 Hayes, Helen --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
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As the luminous first lady of the American theater, U.S. actress Helen Hayes enraptured audiences with her twinkling eyes and elfin smile.
On inauguration day in 1909, Helen Herron Taft—wife of William H. Taft, 27th president of the United States—broke an old tradition and became the first president's wife to ride beside him as he left the inaugural site at the United States Capitol instead of in another carriage behind him.
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 Helen Hayes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
She followed that with starring roles in Arrowsmith, A Farewell to Arms, The White Sister, What Every Woman Knows and Vanessa: Her Love Story.
Hayes and MacArthur eventually returned to Broadway, and she starred for three years in Virginia Regina.
Helen Hayes died on March 17, 1993 and was interred in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, New York.
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 The Washington Post: A Vote for Rethinking the Helen Hayes Awards@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Washington Post: A Vote for Rethinking the Helen Hayes Awards@ HighBeam Research
A Vote for Rethinking the Helen Hayes Awards
In the latest issue of the Helen Hayes Awards Theatre Guide, the word
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 Talkin' Broadway Regional News & Reviews - Washington, D.C. - Helen Hayes Awards Interviews - 5/11/02
She is the recipient of the 2001 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production, for her portrayal of Dr. Vivian Bearing in the drama, W;t.
Light is a 2002 Helen Hayes Award nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play, for her performance in Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler.
As the son of actress Helen Hayes and playwright Charles MacArthur, it was only natural that James MacArthur would gravitate to a career in the arts.
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 Helen Hayes
Patrick's Day celebrations this year were compromised by the news that theatrical legend Helen Hayes, who once described herself as "a little Irish biddy," had died of congestive heart failure at her home in Nyack, New York.
Miss Hayes, long known as the "First Lady of the American Stage," enjoyed a career that spanned 87 of her 92 years.
Helen's appearance on Here's Lucy proved to be only the first of many television assignments.
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 HELEN HAYES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Helen Hayes is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Dance.
Hayes is an instructor of both jazz and modern dance, teaching extensively throughout the Washington metropolitan area.
In 1996, Helen co-founded CrossCurrents Dance Company, a critically acclaimed modern dance company, which currently is in residence at Joy of Motion Dance Center.
www.joyofmotion.org /faculty/helenhayes.htm   (250 words)

Hayes (1900-1993) won the 1931-1932 Academy Award for Best Actress for the title role in The Sin of Madelon Claudet, her first film.
After starring in Vanessa, Her Love Story in 1935 for M-G-M, Hayes returned to Broadway and enjoyed the greatest triumph of her stage career in the title role of Victoria Regina (1935-1938).
A frequent TV guest star from the 1950s to the 1980s, Hayes made occasional films, such as Anastasia (1956) and Airport (1970), winning a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for the latter.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/12_2003/great_buys/HELEN_HAYES.htm   (201 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Helen Hayes: My Life in Three Acts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Born with the century in Washington, D.C., Hayes first appeared on stage at age six.
The shy and quiet future star's career was managed by her mother until she met roistering, boozy Charles MacArthur, whom she wed in 1928, the year the MacArthur-Ben Hecht play, The Front Page, opened on Broadway.
In her 90th year, however, Hayes is still hopeful for a better world, retired professionally but active in humanitarian causes.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0786112964   (396 words)

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