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Margaret Hayes (I) (1916–1977)

Auburn-haired Margaret 'Maggie' Hayes made her Broadway debut in 1940 and was signed by Paramount the following year. She generally played second leads, often as 'the other woman', but was never quite fulfilled in her profession. Instead, she pursued diverse other career paths outside of acting, both in between performing, and after her retirement ... See full bio »

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 1964 A Flame in the Wind (TV Series)
Roxanne Reynolds (1964-1966) (as Maggie Hayes)
 1964 Flipper (TV Series)
Congresswoman Helen Browning
- Lady and the Dolphin: Part 2 (1964) ... Congresswoman Helen Browning (as Maggie Hayes)
- Lady and the Dolphin: Part 1 (1964) ... Congresswoman Helen Browning (as Maggie Hayes)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Maggie Daly
- Blacklist (1964) ... Maggie Daly (as Maggie Hayes)
 1957-1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Leslie Rankin / Joyce Gilbert / Vivian Bell / ...
- The Case of the Reluctant Model (1963) ... Leslie Rankin
- The Case of the Clumsy Clown (1960) ... Joyce Gilbert (as Maggie Hayes)
- The Case of the Ominous Outcast (1960) ... Vivian Bell (as Maggie Hayes)
- The Case of the Nervous Accomplice (1957) ... Sybil Granger (as Maggie Hayes)
 1962 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
Agnes Carol
- Time Out for Ginger (1962) ... Agnes Carol (as Maggie Hayes)
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Emma Leroy
- The Blind Goddess (1962) ... Emma Leroy
 1962 House of Women
Zoe Stoughton
 1962 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Connie Lansing
- Twice Dead (1962) ... Connie Lansing
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Eve Steiner
- Policemen Die Alone: Part II (1962) ... Eve Steiner
- Policemen Die Alone: Part I (1962) ... Eve Steiner
 1961 Bonanza (TV Series)
Lady Linda Chadwick
- The Countess (1961) ... Lady Linda Chadwick
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Mrs. North
- Incident of the Night on the Town (1961) ... Mrs. North
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Helen Walker
- Murder 'Round My Wrist (1961) ... Helen Walker (as Maggie Hayes)
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Muriel Girard
- I Know What I'd Have Done (1960) ... Muriel Girard (as Maggie Hayes)
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Sylvia Lennard
- The Sitting Duck (1960) ... Sylvia Lennard (as Maggie Hayes)
 1960 Rosie (TV Movie)
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Della Cavanagh
- The Mourning Cloak (1959) ... Della Cavanagh (as Maggie Hayes)
 1959 Girls Town
Mother Veronica (as Maggie Hayes)
 1959 The Beat Generation
Joyce Greenfield (as Maggie Hayes)
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Muriel Blandings
- A Light in the Fruit Closet (1959) ... Muriel Blandings (as Maggie Hayes)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Beth Jones
- The Comeback (1959) ... Beth Jones (as Maggie Hayes)
 1959 Good Day for a Hanging
Ruth Granger (as Maggie Hayes)
 1958 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
- The Saga of Lonesome Jackson (1958) ... Ruby (as Maggie Hayes)
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Lee Scott
- Millionaire Martin Scott (1958) ... Lee Scott (as Maggie Hayes)
 1958 Target (TV Series)
- Taps for the General (1958) ... (as Maggie Hayes)
 1958 Fräulein
Lt. Berdie Dubbin (as Maggie Hayes)
 1958 Girl in the Woods
Bell Cory (as Maggie Hayes)
 1958 The Case Against Brooklyn
Lil Polombo nee Alexander (as Maggie Hayes)
 1956-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Eileen Shelton / Sylvia
- The Great World and Timothy Colt (1958) ... Eileen Shelton (as Maggie Hayes)
- The Midas Touch (1956) ... Sylvia
 1958 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Sally Wilson
- Cave-In (1958) ... Sally Wilson (as Maggie Hayes)
 1957 Damn Citizen
Dorothy Grevemberg (as Maggie Hayes)
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series)
Abby Lindon
- The San Saba Incident (1957) ... Abby Lindon
 1957 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Rose / Susan Ramsey
- The Deserters (1957) ... Rose (as Maggie Hayes)
- No Man Living (1957) ... Susan Ramsey (as Maggie Hayes)
 1957 Omar Khayyam
Queen Zarada
 1957 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Mrs. Ann Hastings
- The Case of the Absent Man (1957) ... Mrs. Ann Hastings (as Maggie Hayes)
 1957 Conflict (TV Series)
Eileen Callister
- Anything for Money (1957) ... Eileen Callister
 1956-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Margaret Tydings / Eve Endicott
- From the Desk of Margaret Tydings (1957) ... Margaret Tydings
- From the Desk of Margaret Tydings (1956) ... Margaret Tydings
- Letter to a Stranger (1956) ... Eve Endicott
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Halle Arlington
- The Star Wagon (1957) ... Halle Arlington
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Iris Danner
- The Trap (1956) ... Iris Danner (as Maggie Hayes)
 1956 Wire Service (TV Series)
Mary Carberry
- The Deep End (1956) ... Mary Carberry
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Tracey King
- Mr. Belvedere (1956) ... Tracey King
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- The Bequest (1956) ... Virginia
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Julie Vaughn / Miss Ewing
- Across the Plaza (1955) ... Julie Vaughn
- Katy (1955) ... Miss Ewing
 1955 Violent Saturday
Mrs. Emily Fairchild
 1955 Blackboard Jungle
Lois Judby Hammond
 1954 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Martha (segment 'Shadow Play')
- Tonight at 8:30 (1954) ... Martha (segment 'Shadow Play')
 1954 The Story of Ruth (TV Movie)
 1953-1954 Suspense (TV Series)
- The Mascot (1953)
 1953-1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Polly Manning
- The Perfect Secretary (1953) ... Polly Manning
 1952-1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Alice Newcombe / Maggie Frazer / Betty Roberts
- Grass Roots (1953)
- Pierce 3098 (1953) ... Alice Newcombe
- Anne's Story (1953)
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
Marion Diamond
- The Double Cross (1953) ... Marion Diamond
 1952 The Doctor (TV Series)
- A Tale of Two Christmases (1952) ... Ann
 1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Inn (1952)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Lottery (1951)
 1951 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Nightfall (1951)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
Allison Lane
- Strange Legacy (1951) ... Allison Lane
 1950 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
- The Star of India (1950) ... (as Margaret Hayes Swope)
 1946 Little Women (TV Movie)
 1943 They Got Me Covered
 1943 One Dangerous Night
Patricia Blake Shannon
 1942 Stand By All Networks
Lela Cramer
 1942 Scattergood Survives a Murder
Gail Barclay
 1942 Take a Letter, Darling
Sally French
 1942 Saboteur
Henry's Wife in Movie (uncredited)
 1942 The Lady Has Plans
Rita Lenox
 1941 Louisiana Purchase
Louisiana Belle
 1941 Sullivan's Travels
 1941 The Night of January 16th
Nancy Wakefield
 1941 Skylark
Blake's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1941 New York Town
Lola Martin (uncredited)
 1941 Henry Aldrich for President
Miss Patterson (uncredited)
 1941 In Old Colorado
Myra Woods
 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again
Rosie (as Dana Dale)
 1940 Just a Cute Kid (Short)
Hortense (as Dana Dale)
 1940 City for Conquest
Sally - Irene's Friend (uncredited)
 1940 Money and the Woman
Depositor (uncredited)
 1940 Ladies Must Live
Chorus Girl (as Dana Dale)
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much
Governor's Secretary (as Dana Dale)
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Alternate Names:

Dana Dale | Maggie Hayes | Margaret Hayes Swope


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