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.
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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