She acted in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, "The School for Scandal," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Ion Swinley, Vivienne Bennett, Cecil Trouncer, Leo Genn, Nancy Hornsby, and Alec Clunes in the cast. Michael MacOwan was director.
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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.