Helen Haye

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Helen Haye
Helen Haye 1914.jpg
Helen Haye in 1914
Born Helen Hay
(1874-08-28)28 August 1874
Assam, India
Died 1 September 1957(1957-09-01) (aged 83)
London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 1898–1957
Spouse(s) Ernest Attenborough

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

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


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

Selected filmography[edit]

Helen Haye in 1922


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