Helen Haye

Helen Haye (born Helen Hay, 28 August 1874 – 1 September 1957) was a British stage and film actress.[1]

Helen Haye
Helen Haye in 1914
Born
Helen Hay

(1874-08-28)28 August 1874
Died1 September 1957(1957-09-01) (aged 83)
OccupationActress
Years active1898–1957
Spouse(s)Ernest Attenborough

Hay began acting on the stage in 1898 and debuted in London in 1911 as Gertrude in Hamlet.[2] Her film career began in 1917. She often worked with director Alexander Korda. One of her final film appearances was in Laurence Olivier's Richard III (1955), as the Duchess of York.[3]

Haye died four days after her 83rd birthday in London.[1]

Selected filmography

References


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