Helen Hayes

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Helen Hayes
Promotional photograph of Helen Hayes.jpg
Promotional photo, 1940
BornHelen Hayes Brown
10 October 1900(1900-10-10)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Died17 Mairch 1993(1993-03-17) (aged 92)
Nyack, New York, U.S.
Years active1905–1987
Hauf-marrae(s)John Swanson
(m. 1926–1928)

Charles MacArthur
(m. 1928; his death 1956)
ChilderMary MacArthur
James MacArthur (adoptit)

Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – Mairch 17, 1993) wis an American actress whase career spanned awmaist 80 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of American Theatre" an wis ane o 12 fowk wha hae wan an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar an a Tony Awaird (an EGOT). Hayes an aa received the Presidential Medal o Freedom, America's heichest ceevilian honour, frae then-Preses Ronald Reagan in 1986.[1]

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  1. Reagan, Ronald."Ronald Reagan: Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom – May 12, 1986" presidency.ucsb.edu, May 12, 1986, accessed August 27, 2011