Caption: Still of Helen Hayes in Airport (1970)
Born: October 10, 1900
Star sign: Libra
Height: 5' (1.52 m)
Known for: A Farewell to Arms (1932), Herbie Rides Again (1974), Airport (1970), Anastasia (1956)
Known as "The First lady of the American Theater", Helen Hayes had a legendary career on stage and in films and television that spanned over eighty years. Hayes was born in Washington, D.C., to Catherine Estelle "Essie" Hayes, an actress who worked in touring companies, and Francis van Arnum Brown, a clerk and salesman. Her maternal grandparents ...