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Helen Haye (1874–1957)

Helen Haye was born on August 28, 1874 in Assam, India as Helen Hay. She was an actress, known for The 39 Steps (1935), The Skin Game (1931) and Hobson's Choice (1954). She was married to Ernest Attenborough. She died on September 1, 1957 in London, England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in London, England, UK

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 1958 The Gypsy and the Gentleman
Lady Caroline Ayrton
 1957 Action of the Tiger
Countess Valona
 1956 Teenage Bad Girl
Aunt Louisa
 1956 The Alien Sky (TV Movie)
 1955 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lady Athaliah
- Frolic Wind (1955) ... Lady Athaliah
 1954 Let's Make Up
Lady Drayton
 1954 Front Page Story
Susan's Mother
 1949 Conspirator
Lady Witheringham
 1949 Third Time Lucky
Old Lady
 1947 Mrs. Fitzherbert
Lady Sefton
 1947 Mine Own Executioner
Lady Maresfield
 1945 A Place of One's Own
Mrs. Manning Tutthorn
 1945 Madonna of the Seven Moons
Mother Superior
 1943 The Man in Grey
Lady Rohan
 1939 Fox in the Morning (TV Movie)
Frances Brunell
 1939 A Girl Must Live
Aunt Primrose
 1939 The Spy in Black
Mrs. Sedley
 1939 The Dark Lady of the Sonnets (TV Movie)
Queen Elizabeth
 1938 A Break in the Journey (TV Short)
 1938 Sidewalks of London
Selina
 1937 Remember When
Miss Ada Broadbent
 1937 The Girl in the Taxi
Delphine
 1937 Cotton Queen
Margaret Owen
 1937 Wings of the Morning
Aunt Jenepher
 1936 Everybody Dance
Lady Morton
 1936 The Interrupted Honeymoon
Aunt Harriet
 1936 Wolf's Clothing
Mildred Girling
 1935 Trans-Atlantic Tunnel
Oil Magnate (uncredited)
 1935 The 39 Steps
Mrs. Jordan
 1935 Drake the Pirate
Lady Lennox
 1935 Loves of a Dictator
Queen Mother Juliana
 1934 Crazy People
Aunt Caroline
 1934 Money Mad
Lady Leyland
 1933 This Week of Grace
Lady Warmington
 1933 It's a Boy
Mrs. Bogle
 1932 Her First Affaire
Lady Bragden
 1932 Monte Carlo Madness
Isabel
 1932 Congress Dances
Princess
 1931 The Officers' Mess
Mrs. Harbottle
 1931 Brown Sugar
Lady Knightsbridge
 1930 Beyond the Cities
Amy Hayes
 1930 The Brat
Lady Sevenoaks
 1930 Knowing Men
Marquise de Jarmais
 1929 Atlantic
Clara Tate-Hughes
 1920 Bleak House
Miss Barbay
 1919 His Last Defence
Hesper Oddington
 1917 Masks and Faces
Dame Best
 1916 Honour in Pawn
Mrs. Fortescue

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She participated in the William Poel Commemoration at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans, Robert Atkins, Lewis Casson, Russell Thorndike, Margaret Halstan, Adele Dixon, Ernest Milton, Esme Percy, Barbara Jefford, Robert Speaight, and Hermione Gingold. See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Dignified British character actress, on stage from 1898. In films from 1916, she was usually seen in benevolent or aristocratic roles. She gave particularly strong performances in The Spy in Black (1939) and The 39 Steps (1935). Helen Haye taught for years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, her prize pupils including John Gielgud and Charles Laughton.

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