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Eva Marie Saint


Actress and producer Eva Marie Saint was born on July 4, 1924 on Newark, New Jersey. She is known for starring in Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). Her film career also includes roles in Raintree County (1957), Exodus (1960), The ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront Edie Doyle
(1954)
North by Northwest
North by Northwest Eve Kendall
(1959)
Superman Returns
Superman Returns Martha Kent
(2006)
Winter's Tale
Winter's Tale Adult Willa
(2014)

Filmography

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 2012-2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Katara
 2014 Winter's Tale
Adult Willa
 2006 Superman Returns
Martha Kent
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
Howard's Mother
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
Miss Franny
 2003 Open House (TV Movie)
Veronica Reynolds
 2000 Papa's Angels (TV Movie)
Dori "Grammy" Jenkins
 2000 I Dreamed of Africa
Franca
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Eva Marie Saint
 1999 Frasier (TV Series)
Joanna Doyle
 1997 Time to Say Goodbye?
Ruth Klooster
 1996 Mariette in Ecstasy
Mother Saint-Raphael
 1996 Titanic (TV Mini-Series)
Hazel Foley
 1996 After Jimmy (TV Movie)
Liz
 1995 My Antonia (TV Movie)
Emmaline Burden
 1993 Kiss of a Killer (TV Movie)
Mrs. Wilson
 1991 Palomino (TV Movie)
Caroline Lord
 1990 People Like Us (TV Movie)
Lil Van Degan Altemus
 1990 Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair (TV Movie)
Marilyn Klinghoffer
 1988 I'll Be Home for Christmas (TV Movie)
Martha Bundy
 1988 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
 1986-1988 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Virginia Hayes
 1987 Breaking Home Ties (TV Movie)
Emma
 1986 A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series)
Ruth Gardner
 1986 The Last Days of Patton (TV Movie)
Mrs. Beatrice Ayer Patton
 1986 Nothing in Common
Lorraine Basner
 1984 Fatal Vision (TV Mini-Series)
Mildred Kassab
 1984 Love Leads the Way: A True Story (TV Movie)
Mrs. Eustes
 1983 Jane Doe (TV Movie)
Dr. Addie Coleman
 1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Aunt Helena Georgelos
 1983 Malibu (TV Movie)
Mary Wharton
 1981 Splendor in the Grass (TV Movie)
Mrs. Loomis
 1981 The Best Little Girl in the World (TV Movie)
Joanne Powell
 1980 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (TV Movie)
Sarah Morrissey
 1979 When Hell Was in Session (TV Movie)
Jane Denton
 1978 A Christmas to Remember (TV Movie)
Emma Larson
 1978 Taxi!! (TV Movie)
Passenger
 1976-1977 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Kate Macahan
 1976 The Fatal Weakness (TV Movie)
 1974 The First Woman President (TV Movie)
Edith Wilson
 1972 Cancel My Reservation
Sheila Bartlett
 1970 Loving
Selma Wilson
 1968 The Stalking Moon
Sarah Carver
 1966 Grand Prix
Louise Frederickson
 1965 The Sandpiper
Claire Hewitt
 1964 Carol for Another Christmas (TV Movie)
WAVE Lt. Gibson
 1964 36 Hours
Anna Hedler
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Diane Wescott
 1962 All Fall Down
Echo O'Brien
 1960 Exodus
Kitty Fremont
 1959 North by Northwest
Eve Kendall
 1957 Raintree County
Nell Gaither
 1957 A Hatful of Rain
Celia Pope
 1956 That Certain Feeling
Dunreath Henry
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Emily Webb / Miss Blake
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Maudle Applegate
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
Actress (segment "A Clean, Fresh Breeze")
 1953-1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Betty / Dorie Wilson
 1954 On the Waterfront
Edie Doyle
 1953-1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Frances Barclay
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Tina
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
 1949-1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
David's Cafe Guest / Edna Baker
 1953 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Sheila Dixon
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
 1953 The Web (TV Series)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
Cousin Liz
 1953 The Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie)
Thelma
 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
Molly
 1951 Cavalcade of Stars (TV Series)
Commercial - Heed Deodorant and Serutan
 1950 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
Edith Cortwright
 1949-1950 The Clock (TV Series)
 1949-1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
 1949 One Man's Family (TV Series)
Claudia Barbour Roberts #2 (1950-1952)
 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
Francie
 1949 Versatile Varieties (TV Series)
Bonny Maid (1950-1951)
 1949 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1947 This Is the Life (Short)
Young Lover
 1947 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Mrs. Willard") in "Winesburg, Ohio, produced at the Santa Barbara Performing Arts Center, Santa Barbara, California. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eve Marie Saint

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Marlon Brando] I did refer to him once as a hummingbird because you just felt his sensitivity - his sensitivity to life, I guess, and certainly to the other actor and to the material and to the moment at hand. A hummingbird you're in awe of, and you can't really catch it, but every time I see one I wish I could get even closer. And so, Brando, in that sense, is humming with all that ... See more »

Trivia:

Has campaigned to ban the usage of cell phones by motorists. See more »

Nickname:

The Helen Hayes of Television

Star Sign:

Cancer

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