Helen Haye was born in 1874. She was a popular character actress in films in the U.K. in the 1930’s and 40’s. Her movies include “The 39 Steps” in 1935, “Riding High”and “Madonna of the Seven Moons”. She died in 1957.
Helen Haye was born on August 28, 1874 in Assam, India as Helen Hay. She was an actress, known for The 39 Steps (1935), The Skin Game (1931) and Hobson’s Choice(1954). She was married to Ernest Attenborough. She died on September 1, 1957 in London, England.
English character actress, on stage from 1898. In films from 1916, she was usually seen in benevolent or aristocratic roles. She gave particularly strong performances in The Spy in Black (1939) and The 39 Steps (1935). Helen Haye taught for years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, her prize pupils including John Gielgud and Charles Laughton.