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Helen Hayes

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Helen Hayes

American actress whose career spanned almost 70 years add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1900.

Countries: United States (51%), United Kingdom (15%), New York (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Linked to: Riverside Shakespeare Company, The School for Scandal, The Walt Disney Company, The Christophers

 

Timeline


 

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Helen Hayes was born in 1900 add something


1921

Sidney Toler - In 1921, he co-wrote and directed "Golden Days", a comedy starring Helen Hayes


1925

Lucille Lortel - Lucille Lortel made her Broadway debut in 1925 in the Theatre Guild's production of "Caesar and Cleopatra" with Helen Hayes


1928

Humphrey Bogart - Bogart's earliest film role is with Helen Hayes in the 1928 two-reeler "The Dancing Town", of which a complete copy has never been found


1931

Lynn Fontanne - Fontanne made only three films, but nevertheless was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Actress in 1931 for "The Guardsman", losing to Helen Hayes

 

John Ford - Ford's films in 1931 were Seas Beneath, The Brat and Arrowsmith; the last-named, adapted from the Sinclair Lewis novel and starring Ronald Colman and Helen Hayes, marked Ford's first Academy Awards recognition, with five nominations including Best Picture.


1935

Hayes eventually returned to Broadway in 1935, where for three years she played the title role in the Gilbert Miller production of "Victoria Regina", with Vincent Price as Prince Albert, first at the Broadhurst Theatre and later at the Martin Beck Theatre add something

 

George Zucco - Zucco returned to the United States in 1935 to play Benjamin Disraeli alongside Helen Hayes in "Victoria Regina", and appeared with Gary Cooper and George Raft in "Souls at Sea"


1936

Vincent Price - In 1936, Price appeared as Prince Albert Victor in the American production of Laurence Housman's play "Victoria Regina", starring Helen Hayes in the title role of Queen Victoria


1940

Nunnally Johnson - The two were married at the home of Charles MacArthur and Helen Hayes, in Nyack-on-the-Hudson , on February 4, 1940


1943

Jack Manning (actor) - He appeared in "Harriet", a stage drama about the life of Harriet Beecher Stowe, in 1943, co-starrng with Helen Hayes


1946

Anita Loos - In the fall of 1946, Loos returned to New York to work on "Happy Birthday", a Saroyanesque cocktail party comedy written for Helen Hayes


1949

Brief Encounter - The second one was presented over NBC on November 13, 1949 and starred Helen Hayes and David Niven


1950

She returned to Hollywood in the 1950s, and her film star began to rise add something


 

In 1953, she was the first-ever recipient of the Sarah Siddons award for her work in Chicago theatre, repeating as the winner in 1969 add something


1955

In 1955 the former Fulton Theatre on 46th Street in New York City's Broadway theater district was renamed the Helen Hayes Theatre add something


1956

Anatole Litvak - Among his productions there were the Paris-filmed "Anastasia" in 1956 starring Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner and Helen Hayes

 

Ed Sullivan - In 1956, Sullivan flew to Europe and was able to film an interview with Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, and Helen Hayes on the set of the film "Anastasia"

 

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia - The most famous is probably the highly fictionalized 1956 "Anastasia" starring Ingrid Bergman as Anna Anderson, Yul Brynner as General Bounine , and Helen Hayes as the Dowager Empress Marie, Anastasia's paternal grandmother


1957

Leocadia - It was staged both in London and on Broadway in 1957, with Richard Burton and Helen Hayes in the leading parts


1958

Albert Marre - In 1958, Marre directed the Jean Anouilh play, "Time Remembered" , which starred Helen Hayes, Richard_Burton, Susan Strasberg and Sig Arno


1970

Her last Broadway show was a 1970 revival of "Harvey", in which she co-starred with James Stewart add something

 

Mary Chase (playwright) - A 1970 "Harvey" revival, starring James Stewart and Helen Hayes, was successful and ran for 79 performances while a 1981 musical adaptation of "Harvey", entitled "Say Hello to Harvey", failed after a six week run amid negative reviews in Toronto


1971

Hayes was hospitalized a number of times for her asthma condition, which was aggravated by stage dust, forcing her to retire from legitimate theater in 1971, at age 71 add something

 

Mildred Natwick - In 1971, Natwick co-starred with the legendary actress Helen Hayes in the ABC television movie "Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate", in which their characters worked together as amateur sleuths


1974

Ken Berry - Berry earned broader success as a Disney star in the films "Herbie Rides Again" in 1974 with Helen Hayes and Stefanie Powers, and "The Cat From Outer Space" in 1978 with Sandy Duncan and McLean Stevenson


1976

Orson Welles - He won three Grammy Awards, each win in the category of Best Spoken Word Recording: in 1976, for "Great American Documents" (shared with Helen Hayes, Henry_Fonda and James Earl Jones; in 1978, for the original motion picture soundtrack to Citizen Kane; and in 1981, for a recording of Donovan's Brain.


1977

Candleshoe - "'Candleshoe"' is a 1977 live-action family film and heist film produced by Walt Disney Productions based on the Michael Innes novel "Christmas at Candleshoe" and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last big screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern


1978

Fred Astaire - In 1978, he co-starred with Helen Hayes in a well-received television film, A Family Upside Down, in which they play an elderly couple coping with failing health.


1980

However, business interests in the 1980s wished to raze that theatre and four others to construct a large hotel that included the Marquis Theatre add something


1981

Along with Mildred Natwick, she became a founding member of the company's Board of Advisors in 1981 add something


1982

In 1982, Hayes dedicated Riverside's The Shakespeare Center with New York theatre producer, Joseph Papp, and in 1985 returned to the New York stage in a benefit reading for the company with a reading of "A Christmas Carol" with the late Raul Julia, Len Cariou, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Carole Shelley, Celeste Holm and Harold Scott, directed by W. Stuart McDowell add something

 

In 1982, with friend Lady Bird Johnson, she founded the National Wildflower Research Center, now the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas add something

 

Parts of the original Helen Hayes theatre on Broadway were used to construct The Shakespeare Center on the Upper Westside of Manhattan, which Hayes dedicated with Joseph Papp in 1982 add something

 

When that venue was torn down in 1982, the nearby Little Theatre was renamed in her honor add something

 

Lady Bird Johnson - On December 22, 1982 , she and actress Helen Hayes founded the National Wildflower Research Center west of Austin, Texas, as a nonprofit organization devoted to preserving and reintroducing native plants in planned landscapes


1983

In 1983 the Little Theater on West 45th Street was renamed The Helen Hayes Theatre in her honor, as was a theatre in Nyack, which has since been renamed the Riverspace-Arts Center add something


 

The annual Helen Hayes awards, which have recognized excellence in professional theatre in the greater Washington, D.C. area since 1984, are her namesake add something

 

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio - In 1984, Mastrantonio was featured in a benefit performance of "A Christmas Carol" with Helen Hayes, Raul_Julia, Harold Scott, F. MacIntyre Dixon, and Len Cariou at the Symphony Space in New York


1985

Tim Roth - In 1985, he appeared in the television film "Murder with Mirrors" opposite Bette Davis, John Mills and Helen Hayes and in 1984, Roth played an apprentice hitman in Stephen Frears' "The Hit" with Terence Stamp and John Hurt, earning an "Evening Standard *award for Most Promising Newcomer"


1986

Hayes received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, from President Ronald Reagan in 1986 add something

 

Bille Brown - In New York City, Brown made his Broadway debut as an actor in 1986 in Michael Frayn's "Wild Honey" with Ian McKellen, directed by Christopher Morahan, and as a playwright with his adaptation of a benefit performance of "A Christmas Carol" in 1985, featuring Helen Hayes, Len Cariou as Scrooge, MacIntyre Dixon, Celeste Holm, Raul Julia, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Harold Scott, Carole Shelley, and Fritz Weaver, directed by W. Stuart McDowell


1991

Roma Downey - The production led to a nomination during the Broadway run for the Helen Hayes Best Actress Award in 1991


Helen Hayes died in 1993 add something


1996

Rosie O'Donnell - O'Donnell was a resident of Nyack, New York after the purchase in 1996 of "Pretty Penny," a Victorian river home that had previously served as the home of Helen Hayes, the American actress and "First Lady of the American Theater


2014

In early 2014 the site was refurbished and styled by interior designer Dawn Hershko and reopened as The Playhouse Market a quaint restaurant and Gourmet Deli add something