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Born in Assam Province, British India
Died in London, England, UK
Birth NameHelen Mary Haye
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Helen Haye was born on August 28, 1874 in Assam Province, British India as Helen Mary Haye. She was an actress, known for The Frightened Lady (1940), The 39 Steps (1935) and The Skin Game (1931). She was married to Ernest Attenborough. She died on September 1, 1957 in London, England.

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Ernest Attenborough (1898 - 26 November 1939) (his death) (2 children)

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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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