Appeared (as "Thelma") in "The Trip to Bountiful" on Broadway. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue
. Henry Miller's Theatre: 3 Nov 1953-5 Dec 1954 (39 performances).
Eve Marie Saint
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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There were six of us Hitchcock blondes, and it's like we were all married to the man at one time or another. And we all have a different take on him. Each actress was at a different stage of her life; we were different ages, some married, some not. My experience with Hitch was one of utter respect, warmth, friendliness and humor, and 'North by Northwest' was a glorious time in my life.
Got the part of Edie Doyle in On the Waterfront
(1954) over Elizabeth Montgomery
. Director Elia Kazan
, in his autobiography "A Life," says that the choice of an actress to play the part was narrowed down to Montgomery and Saint, but there were also some qualms about Saint playing a teenager, since she was 30 years old at the time. Although Montgomery was fine in her screen test, there was an air ...
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