Helen Hayes

1900 - 1993

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Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned 82 years. She eventually received the nickname "First Lady of American Theatre" and was the second person and first woman to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award (an EGOT). She was also the first person to win the Triple Crown of Acting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helen Hayes has received more than 2,627,594 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia. Helen Hayes is the 909th most popular actor (up from 1,033rd in 2019), the 1,625th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,866th in 2019) and the 436th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.49

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  • 5.55

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Among actors, Helen Hayes ranks 909 out of 13,578Before her are James Mason, Cliff Robertson, Edward James Olmos, Karen Allen, Anita Pallenberg, and Sônia Braga. After her are David Warner, George C. Scott, Bata Živojinović, Luke Perry, Ethel Barrymore, and Jackie Coogan.

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Among people born in 1900, Helen Hayes ranks 59Before her are Yves Tanguy, Pridi Banomyong, Evald Aav, Werner Haase, Mária Telkes, and Rudolf Diels. After her are Filipp Golikov, Ignazio Silone, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, Franz Walter Stahlecker, Robert Siodmak, and Aaron Copland. Among people deceased in 1993, Helen Hayes ranks 52Before her are Horia Sima, György Sárosi, Kakuei Tanaka, Lucia Popp, Hans Baur, and Yuri Lotman. After her are Bruno Pontecorvo, Leonid Gaidai, Dinmukhamed Kunaev, Tofiq Bahramov, Léo Ferré, and Adelaide Hall.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Helen Hayes ranks 1,625 out of 20,380Before her are Billy Milligan (1955), John C. Mather (1946), Emmett Till (1941), Kenneth G. Wilson (1936), Kirk Hammett (1962), and Mariah Carey (1969). After her are Richard Smalley (1943), John Sturges (1910), George C. Scott (1927), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), Harvey Milk (1930), and Luke Perry (1966).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Helen Hayes ranks 436Before her are Norman Reedus (1969), Karen Grassle (1942), Barbara Hershey (1948), Cliff Robertson (1923), Edward James Olmos (1947), and Karen Allen (1951). After her are George C. Scott (1927), Luke Perry (1966), Ethel Barrymore (1879), Jackie Coogan (1914), Kyle MacLachlan (1959), and Wes Studi (1947).

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