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8 Print Biographies |
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Miss Helen Hayes
5' (1.52 m)
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On writing: We rely upon poets, the philosophers, and the playwrights to articulate what most of us can feel, in joy or sorrow. They illuminate the thoughts for which we only grope; they give us the strength and balm we cannot find in ourselves. Whenever I feel my courage wavering I rush to them. They give me the wisdom of acceptance, the will and resilience to push on.
In 1958, she became the second performer to win the Triple Crown of Acting. Oscars: Best Actress, The Sin of Madelon Claudet
(1931) and Best Supporting Actress, Airport
(1970), Tony: Best Actress-Play, "Time Remembered" (1958), and Emmy: Best Actress of 1953.
First Lady of the American Theater