Category: helen hayes

Helen Hayes (1900-1993) was an actress nicknamed “The First Lady of
American Theatre”. She is one of only fifteen people to have ever won all four
EGOT Awards.

Her career spanned eight decades, during which time she won two Oscars and
an Emmy, among others. She also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and
the National Medal of Arts. Her philanthropic efforts included the funding of a
New York hospital that eventually came to bear her name.