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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 eighty-two 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; to date, the only other people to have accomplished both are Rita Moreno and Viola Davis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helen Hayes has received more than 2,419,558 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Helen Hayes is the 1,037th most popular actor (down from 919th in 2019), the 1,867th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,714th in 2019) and the 508th most popular American Actor.

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  • 59

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  • 5.74

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Among actors, Helen Hayes ranks 1,037 out of 9,996Before her are Run Run Shaw, Andy Lau, Michael Biehn, Roddy McDowall, Michael Fassbender, and Jonathan Hyde. After her are Yvonne De Carlo, Kelly Preston, Yaphet Kotto, Carmen Salinas, Christiane Martel, and Jaclyn Smith.

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Among people born in 1900, Helen Hayes ranks 76Before her are Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás, Jiro Miyake, Alfred Newman, Joseph Needham, Wilhelm Rediess, and William Heinesen. After her are Eduardo De Filippo, Robert Desnos, Ernst Neufert, Jean Arthur, Herbert Bayer, and Camille Chamoun. Among people deceased in 1993, Helen Hayes ranks 54Before her are Lucia Popp, Stewart Granger, Leonid Gaidai, Léo Ferré, Kakuei Tanaka, and Eddie Constantine. After her are Bruno Pontecorvo, Matthew Ridgway, Meliton Kantaria, Ishirō Honda, Rahmon Nabiyev, and György Sárosi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Helen Hayes ranks 1,867 out of 18,182Before her are Clark L. Hull (1884), Michael Biehn (1956), Gene Vincent (1935), Charles W. Morris (1903), John Densmore (1944), and Dusty Hill (1949). After her are Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Kelly Preston (1962), Yaphet Kotto (1939), Jack Vance (1916), Jaclyn Smith (1945), and Ward Cunningham (1949).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Helen Hayes ranks 508Before her are Jan-Michael Vincent (1944), Barbara Bach (1947), Theda Bara (1885), Edward James Olmos (1947), Vic Morrow (1929), and Michael Biehn (1956). After her are Kelly Preston (1962), Yaphet Kotto (1939), Jaclyn Smith (1945), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Lee Grant (1927), and Dick York (1928).

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