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Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes

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Also Known As: Died: March 17, 1993
Born: October 10, 1900 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: Cast ...
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1951:
Debut as a stage producer on Broadway, "Mary Rose"
1992:
Hospitalized for exhaustion February
1948:
London stage debut as Amanda Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie" (directed by John Gielgud)
1905:
Professional stage debut at age five as Prince Charles in the Columbia Players production of "The Royal Family" in Washington
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Raised by paternal grandmother
1950:
TV debut in "The Late Christopher Bean" on "Pulitzer Prize Playhouse"
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First appeared on stage as Pease-Blossom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Holy Cross Academy
1931:
First major Hollywood film, "The Sin of Madelon Claudet"
1955:
Fulton Theater on Broadway, renamed the Helen Hayes Theater in her honor (razed in 1984 to make way for the Marriott Marquis Hotel)
1971:
Retired from the stage due to an allergic reaction to stage dust
1950:
Returned to New York stage after daughter's death in "The Wisteria Tree"
1910:
Short film debut, "Jean and the Calico Cat"
1916:
Starred on Broadway as the title character in "Pollyanna"; toured with production through 1918
1961:
Travelled through 28 different countries throughout South America and Europe on a US State Department sponsored tour starring in "The Glass Menagerie" and "The Skin of Our Teeth"
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Triumphed on Broadway as Harriet Beecher Stowe in "Harriet"
1917:
Feature film debut, "The Weavers of Life"
1964:
Formed the Helen Hayes Repertory Company, which sponsored university tours of Shakespeare recitals
1966:
Joined the APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
1955:
Paris stage debut as Mrs Antrobus in "The Skin of Our Teeth"
1984:
Second theater (formerly the Little Theater) renamed in her honor as the Helen Hayes Theater (after the previous theater was razed to build a hotel on the site)
1935:
Starred on Broadway as Queen Victoria in "Victoria Regina"; toured in play through 1938
1909:
Broadway acting debut, "Old Dutch" (under the management of Lew Fields)
1940:
Hosted own radio program, "The Helen Hayes Theatre"
1933:
Made transition from popular stage actress to serious actress with the title role in Maxwell Anderson's "Mary of Scotland"
:
Member of the Columbia Players' for four season; appeared in "Little Lord Fauntleroy", "The Prince Chap" and "The Prince and the Pauper" while attending Holy Cross (usually appearing in two plays a summer)

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