Gender
Female
Born
Oct 10, 1900
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died
Mar 17, 1993
Nyack, New York, USA
Performer Producer
Also Known As
Helen Hayes Brown [Birthname]
Relations
Mother of
James MacArthur (adopted)
Wife of
Charles MacArthur (1928 - 1956) his death
Media
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Harvey (Feb 24, 1970 - May 02, 1970)
  • Also Starring: Helen Hayes [Veta Louise Simmons]
PlayComedyRevival
The Front Page (Oct 18, 1969 - Feb 28, 1970)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Mrs. Grant]
PlayComedyRevival
The Show Off (Sep 13, 1968 - Sep 28, 1968)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Mrs. Fisher]
PlayComedyRevival
The Show Off (Dec 05, 1967 - Jun 22, 1968)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Mrs. Fisher]
PlayComedyRevival
We, Comrades Three (Dec 20, 1966 - Dec 1966)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Mother]
PlayOriginal
Right You Are If You Think You Are (Nov 22, 1966 - Dec 1966)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Signora Frola]
PlayRevival
The School for Scandal (Nov 21, 1966 - Jan 1967)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Mrs. Candour]
PlayComedyRevival
The White House (May 19, 1964 - Jun 06, 1964)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, Rachel Jackson, Mrs. Franklin Pierce, Leonora Clayton, Mary Todd Lincoln, Julia Grant, Mrs. James G. Blaine, Mrs. Grover Cleveland, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Edith Wilson, Mrs. Benjamin Harrison]
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A Touch of the Poet (Oct 02, 1958 - Jun 13, 1959)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Nora Melody]
PlayDramaOriginal
Time Remembered (Nov 12, 1957 - Jun 28, 1958)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [The Duchess of Pont-Au-Bronc]
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
The Skin of Our Teeth (Aug 17, 1955 - Sep 03, 1955)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Mrs. Antrobus]
PlayComedyRevival
The Wisteria Trees (Feb 02, 1955 - Feb 13, 1955)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Lucy Andree Ransdell]
PlayDramaRevival
What Every Woman Knows (Dec 22, 1954 - Jan 02, 1955)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Maggie Wylie]
PlayComedyRevival
Mrs. McThing (Feb 20, 1952 - Jan 10, 1953)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Mrs. Howard V. Larue III]
PlayComedy FantasyOriginal
Mary Rose (Mar 04, 1951 - Mar 16, 1951)
  • Produced by Helen Hayes
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The Wisteria Trees (Mar 29, 1950 - Sep 16, 1950)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Lucy Andree Ransdell]
PlayDramaOriginal
Happy Birthday (Oct 31, 1946 - Mar 13, 1948)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Addie]
PlayComedyOriginal
Harriet (Sep 27, 1944 - Oct 05, 1944)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Harriet Beecher Stowe]
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Harriet (Mar 03, 1943 - Apr 01, 1944)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Harriet Beecher Stowe]
PlayOriginal
Candle in the Wind (Oct 22, 1941 - Jan 10, 1942)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Madeline Guest]
PlayOriginal
Twelfth Night (Nov 19, 1940 - Mar 08, 1941)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Viola]
PlayComedyRevival
Ladies and Gentlemen (Oct 17, 1939 - Jan 13, 1940)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Miss Scott]
PlayOriginal
Victoria Regina (Oct 03, 1938 - Dec 1938)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Victoria]
PlayDrama HistoryRevival
The Country Wife (Dec 01, 1936 - Feb 1937)
  • Produced in association with Helen Hayes
PlayComedyOriginal
Victoria Regina (Aug 31, 1936 - Jun 1937)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Victoria]
PlayDrama HistoryOriginal
Victoria Regina (Dec 26, 1935 - Jun 1936)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Victoria]
PlayDrama HistoryOriginal
Mary of Scotland (Nov 27, 1933 - Jul 1934)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Mary Stuart]
PlayDrama HistoryOriginal
The Good Fairy (Nov 24, 1931 - Apr 1932)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Lu]
PlayComedyOriginal
Petticoat Influence (Dec 15, 1930 - Mar 07, 1931)
  • Starring: Helen Hayes [Peggy Chalfont]
PlayComedyOriginal
Mr. Gilhooley (Sep 30, 1930 - Oct 1930)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [A Girl]
PlayDramaOriginal
Coquette (Nov 08, 1927 - Sep 1928)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Norma Besant]
PlayRomance TragedyOriginal
Ziegfeld Follies of 1927 (Aug 16, 1927 - Jan 07, 1928)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes Brown
MusicalRevueOriginal
What Every Woman Knows (Apr 13, 1926 - Dec 1926)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Maggie Wylie]
PlayComedyRevival
Young Blood (Nov 24, 1925 - Jan 23, 1926)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Georgia Bissell]
PlayOriginal
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (Nov 09, 1925 - Jul 10, 1926)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Maria]
PlayComedyOriginal
Caesar and Cleopatra (Apr 13, 1925 - May 1925)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Cleopatra]
PlayComedyRevival
Quarantine (Dec 16, 1924 - Apr 27, 1925)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Dinah Partlett]
PlayComedyOriginal
Dancing Mothers (Aug 11, 1924 - May 1925)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Catherine (Kittens) Westcourt]
PlayOriginal
She Stoops to Conquer (Jun 09, 1924 - Jun 1924)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Constance Neville]
PlayComedyRevival
We Moderns (Mar 11, 1924 - Mar 1924)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Mary]
PlayComedyOriginal
To the Ladies (Feb 20, 1922 - Jun 10, 1922)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Elsie Beebe]
PlayComedyOriginal
Golden Days (Nov 01, 1921 - Dec 1921)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Mary Anne]
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Wren (Oct 10, 1921 - Oct 1921)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Seeby]
PlayComedyOriginal
Bab (Oct 18, 1920 - Jan 1921)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Bab]
PlayComedyOriginal
Clarence (Sep 20, 1919 - Jun 19, 1920)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes
    • Cora Wheeler - (Sep 20, 1919 - Feb 1920)
PlayComedyOriginal
Dear Brutus (Dec 23, 1918 - Jun 1919)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Margaret]
PlayOriginal
The Prodigal Husband (Sep 07, 1914 - Oct 1914)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes Brown
PlayOriginal
The Never Homes (Oct 05, 1911 - Dec 23, 1911)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Fannie Hicks]
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Summer Widowers (Jun 04, 1910 - Oct 01, 1910)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Psyche Finnegan]
MusicalSpectacleOriginal
Old Dutch (Nov 22, 1909 - Feb 05, 1910)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Little Mime]
MusicalFarceOriginal
Happy Birthday, Mr. Abbott! (Jun 22, 1987 - Jun 22, 1987)
  • Performer: Helen Hayes [Performer]
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

Lawrence Langner Memorial Award

1980 | Recipient
Helen Hayes
 

Best Actress in a Play

1970 | Nominee  | Harvey
Also Starring: Helen Hayes

Best Actress in a Play

1958 | Winner  | Time Remembered
Starring: Helen Hayes

Best Actress in a Play

1947 | Winner  | Happy Birthday
Performer: Helen Hayes

Drama Desk Award

Vernon Rice-Drama Desk Award

1968 | Winner  | The Show Off
Performer: Helen Hayes (Best Performance by an Actress in a Repertory Co.)

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