- Name: Helen Hayes
- Born: 10/10/1900
- Died: 03/17/1993 (92 years old)
- Occupation: Actress
Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned 80 years. She eventually received the nickname “First Lady of American Theatre” and was one of 15 people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award (an EGOT). Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, from President Ronald Reagan in 1986. In 1988, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts.
Birth Name: Helen Hayes Brown
Alias: Helen Hayes Brown
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Death Place: Nyack, New York, U.S.
Helen Hayes quotes :
The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.Helen Hayes
When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.Helen Hayes
People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.Helen Hayes
Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up... a lot of people don't have the courage to do it.Helen Hayes
The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre.Helen Hayes
Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity.Helen Hayes
I'm leaving the screen because I don't think I am very good in the pictures and I have this beautiful dream that I'm elegant on the stage.Helen Hayes