Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes

Born: October 10, 1900

Died: March 17, 1993

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actress

Biography: Helen Hayes Brown was an American actress whose career spanned almost 70 years. She eventually garnered the nickname First Lady of the American Theatre and was one of eleven 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.

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Source/Notes: My Life in Three Acts (1990) Ch. 19

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