6 wins & 10 nominations.
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Veta Louise Simmons
Mrs. Howard V. Larue III / Bessie Arlington (segment "The Christmas Tie") / (segment "Drug Store, Sunday Noon") / ...
- The Christmas Tie
... Bessie Arlington (segment "The Christmas Tie") / (segment "Drug Store, Sunday Noon")
- Mom and Leo
... Mom (segment "Mom and Leo" / (segment "Irish Linen") / Herself - Reader (segment "Mary's Baby")
Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna
The Skin of Our Teeth. Comedy (revival). Written by Thornton Wilder
. Scenic Design by Lester Polakov. Costume Design by Helene Pons. Lighting Design by Feder. Directed by Alan Schneider
. ANTA Playhouse: 17 Aug 1955- 3 Sep 1955 (22 performances). Cast: George Abbott
(as "Mr. Antrobus"), Helen Hayes
(as "Mrs. Antrobus"), Mary
1 Biographical Movie |
9 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
6 Articles |
Miss Helen Hayes
5' (1.52 m)
Did You Know?
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.
Was the 5th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for The Sin of Madelon Claudet
(1931) at The 5th Academy Awards on November 18, 1932.
First Lady of the American Theater
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