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Eva Marie Saint


Actress and producer Eva Marie Saint was born on July 4, 1924 on Newark, New Jersey. She is known for starring in Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). Her film career also includes roles in Raintree County (1957), Exodus (1960), The ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

North by Northwest
North by Northwest Eve Kendall
(1959)
Superman Returns
Superman Returns Martha Kent
(2006)
On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront Edie Doyle
(1954)
Exodus
Exodus Kitty Fremont
(1960)

Filmography

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 2012-2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Katara
- Korra Alone (2014) ... Katara (voice)
- Harmonic Convergence (2013) ... Katara (voice)
- Rebel Spirit (2013) ... Katara (voice)
- Endgame (2012) ... Katara (voice)
- Welcome to Republic City (2012) ... Katara (voice)
 2014 Winter's Tale
Adult Willa
 2006 Superman Returns
Martha Kent
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
Howard's Mother
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
Miss Franny
 2003 Open House (TV Movie)
Veronica Reynolds
 2000 Papa's Angels (TV Movie)
Dori "Grammy" Jenkins
 2000 I Dreamed of Africa
Franca
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Eva Marie Saint
 1999 Frasier (TV Series)
Joanna Doyle
- Our Parents, Ourselves (1999) ... Joanna Doyle
 1997 Time to Say Goodbye?
Ruth Klooster
 1996 Mariette in Ecstasy
Mother Saint-Raphael
 1996 Titanic (TV Mini-Series)
Hazel Foley
- Part 2 (1996) ... Hazel Foley
- Part 1 (1996) ... Hazel Foley
 1996 After Jimmy (TV Movie)
Liz
 1995 My Antonia (TV Movie)
Emmaline Burden
 1993 Kiss of a Killer (TV Movie)
Mrs. Wilson
 1991 Palomino (TV Movie)
Caroline Lord
 1990 People Like Us (TV Movie)
Lil Van Degan Altemus
 1990 Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair (TV Movie)
Marilyn Klinghoffer
 1988 I'll Be Home for Christmas (TV Movie)
Martha Bundy
 1986-1988 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Virginia Hayes
- Fetal Attraction (1988) ... Virginia Hayes
- Father Knows Last (1987) ... Virginia Hayes
- Tale in Two Cities (1987) ... Virginia Hayes
- Take a Left at the Altar (1987) ... Virginia Hayes
- Come Back Little Shiksa (1987) ... Virginia Hayes
 1987 Breaking Home Ties (TV Movie)
Emma
 1986 A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series)
Ruth Gardner
- Christmas '86 (1986) ... Ruth Gardner (uncredited)
- Springtime/Autumn (1986) ... Ruth Gardner (uncredited)
- The First Christmas (1986) ... Ruth Gardner
 1986 The Last Days of Patton (TV Movie)
Mrs. Beatrice Ayer Patton
 1986 Nothing in Common
Lorraine Basner
 1984 Love Leads the Way: A True Story (TV Movie)
Mrs. Eustes
 1984 Fatal Vision (TV Mini-Series)
Mildred Kassab
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Mildred Kassab
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Mildred Kassab
 1983 Jane Doe (TV Movie)
Dr. Addie Coleman
 1983 Malibu (TV Movie)
Mary Wharton
 1981 Splendor in the Grass (TV Movie)
Mrs. Loomis
 1981 The Best Little Girl in the World (TV Movie)
Joanne Powell
 1980 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (TV Movie)
Sarah Morrissey
 1979 When Hell Was in Session (TV Movie)
Jane Denton
 1978 A Christmas to Remember (TV Movie)
Emma Larson
 1978 Taxi!! (TV Movie)
Passenger
 1976-1977 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Kate Macahan
- Bowie John Christie (1977) ... Kate Macahan
- Erika (1977) ... Kate Macahan
- Provost Marshal (1977) ... Kate Macahan
- Pilot (1976) ... Kate Macahan
 1976 The Fatal Weakness (TV Movie)
 1976 The Macahans (TV Movie)
Kate Macahan
 1974 The First Woman President (TV Movie)
Edith Wilson
 1972 Cancel My Reservation
Sheila Bartlett
 1970 Loving
Selma Wilson
 1968 The Stalking Moon
Sarah Carver
 1966 Grand Prix
Louise Frederickson
 1965 The Sandpiper
Claire Hewitt
 1964 A Carol for Another Christmas (TV Movie)
WAVE Lt. Gibson
 1964 36 Hours
Anna Hedler
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Diane Wescott
- Her School for Bachelors (1964) ... Diane Wescott
 1962 All Fall Down
Echo O'Brien
 1960 Exodus
Kitty Fremont
 1959 North by Northwest
Eve Kendall
 1957 Raintree County
Nell Gaither
 1957 A Hatful of Rain
Celia Pope
 1956 That Certain Feeling
Dunreath Henry
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Emily Webb / Miss Blake
- Our Town (1955) ... Emily Webb
- Yellow Jack (1955) ... Miss Blake
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Maudle Applegate
- The Rider on the Pale Horse (1954) ... Maudle Applegate
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
Actress
 1953-1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Betty / Dorie Wilson
- Middle of the Night (1954) ... Betty
- The Joker (1954) ... Dorie Wilson
- 0 for 37 (1953)
 1954 On the Waterfront
Edie Doyle
 1953-1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Frances Barclay
- Wish on the Moon (1953) ... Frances Barclay
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Tina
- The Old Maid (1954) ... Tina
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
- The Happy Tingle (1953)
 1949-1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
David's Cafe Guest / Edna Baker
- The Man Who Had Influence (1950) ... David's Cafe Guest (as Eve Marie Saint)
- June Moon (1949) ... Edna Baker
 1953 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Sheila Dixon
- Trip to Bermuda (1953) ... Sheila Dixon
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
 1953 The Web (TV Series)
- A Fair Exchange (1953)
- The Last Chance (1953)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
Cousin Liz
- Jamie (1953) ... Cousin Liz
 1953 The Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie)
Thelma
 1951 Cavalcade of Stars (TV Series)
Commercial - Heed Deodorant and Serutan
- Episode #2.41 (1951) ... Commercial - Heed Deodorant and Serutan
 1950 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
Edith Cortwright
- Dodsworth (1950) ... Edith Cortwright
 1949-1950 The Clock (TV Series)
- The Caller (1950)
- The Duel (1949)
 1949-1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- Telas, the King (1950)
- The Little Wife (1950)
- The Little Wife (1949)
 1949 One Man's Family (TV Series)
Claudia Barbour Roberts #2 (1950-1952)
 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
Francie
- The Comic Strip Murder (1949) ... Francie (as Eve Marie Saint)
 1949 Versatile Varieties (TV Series)
Bonny Maid (1950-1951)
 1949 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Promise (1949)
 1947 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in George Kelly's play, "The Fatal Weakness," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with John McMartin in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eve Marie Saint

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Bob Hope] Let's talk about a sense of humor! He was just downright fun to work with. He's a workaholic, which I'm not--I've other interests in my life, but he's only happy when he's performing. He is an American institution. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 13 actresses who won their Best Supporting Actress Oscars in a movie that also won the Best Picture Oscar (she won for On the Waterfront (1954)). The others are Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind (1939), Teresa Wright for Mrs. Miniver (1942), Celeste Holm for Gentleman's Agreement (1947), Mercedes McCambridge for All the King's Men (1949), Donna Reed for From Here to Eternity (1953)... See more »

Nickname:

The Helen Hayes of Television

Star Sign:

Cancer

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