October 10, 2017 all-day
Oct 10, 1900. Actress Helen Hayes, often called the First Lady of the American Theater, was born at Washington, DC. Hayess greateststage triumph was her role as the long-lived British monarch Queen Victoria in the play Victoria Regina. Her first great success was in Coquette (1927). She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her first major film rolein The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) and won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Airport (1971). Helen Hayes died Mar 17, 1993, at Nyack, NY.