Saint, Eva Marie 1924–
Saint, Eva Marie 1924–
(Eve Maria Saint)
Born July 4, 1924, in Newark, NJ; daughter of John Merle and Eva Marie (maiden name, Rice) Saint; married Jeffery Hayden (a director), October 27, 1951; children: Darrell, Laurette (a producer). Education: Bowling Green State University, B.A., 1946; trained for the stage at the Actors' Studio.
Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
Outer Critics Circle Award, New York Drama Critics Award, 1953, Theatre World Award, 1954, all for A Trip to Bountiful; Academy Award, best supporting actress, and Film Award nomination, most promising newcomer, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1954, both for On the Waterfront; Emmy Award nomination, best actress in a single performance, 1955, for "Middle of the Night," The Philco Television Playhouse; Emmy Award nomination, best actress in a single performance, 1956, for "Our Town," Producers' Showcase; Film Award nomination, best foreign actress, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1957, Golden Globe Award nomination, best motion picture actress—drama, 1958, both for A Hatful of Rain; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actress in a limited special, 1977, for How the West Was Won; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actress in a drama or comedy special, 1978, for Taxi!!!; Los Angeles Drama-Logue Award, 1986, for The Country Girl; Emmy Award, outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or special, 1990, for People Like Us; Lifetime Achievement Award, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, 1999; Lifetime Achievement Award, Savannah Film and Video Festival, 2000; honorary D.F.A., Bowling Green State University; two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
(Film debut) Edie Doyle, On the Waterfront, Columbia, 1954.
Dunreath Henry, That Certain Feeling, Paramount, 1956.
Nell Gaither, Raintree County, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957.
Celia Pope, A Hatful of Rain, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957.
(Uncredited) Herself, Operation Raintree, 1957.
Eve Kendall, North by Northwest (also known as Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest"), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1959.
Kitty Fremont, Exodus, United Artists, 1960.
Echo O'Brien, All Fall Down, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1962.
Claire Hewitt, The Sandpiper (also known as The Flight of the Sandpiper), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1965.
Anna Hedler, 36 Hours, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1965.
Louise Frederickson, Grand Prix, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966.
(Uncredited) Herself, Grand Prix: Challenge of the Champions, 1966.
Elspeth Whittaker, The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!, United Artists, 1966.
Sarah Carver, The Stalking Moon, National General, 1969.
A Talent for Loving (also known as Gun Crazy), 1969.
Selma Wilson, Loving, Columbia, 1970.
Sheila Bartlett, Cancel My Reservation, Warner Bros., 1972.
Lorraine Basner, Nothing in Common, TriStar, 1986.
Mother Saint-Raphael, Mariette in Ecstasy, Savoy Pictures, 1996.
Ruth Klooster, Time to Say Goodbye?, 1997.
Franca, I Dreamed of Africa, Columbia, 2000.
Herself and host, Destination Hitchcock: The Making of "North by Northwest" (documentary short), Warner Home Video, 2000.
Herself, Going Through Splat: The Life and Work of Stewart Stern (documentary), 2005.
Miss Franny, Because of Winn-Dixie, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.
Howard's mother, Don't Come Knocking, Sony Pictures Classics, 2005.
Herself, Pushing the Limit: The Making of "Grand Prix" (documentary short), Warner Home Video, 2006.
Martha Kent, Superman Returns, Warner Bros., 2006.
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (documentary; also known as B.G.A.2 and Broadway: The Golden Age Two), 2007.
Also appeared as herself, A Special Message from Eva Marie Saint.
Television Appearances; Series:
Commercial spokeswoman, Campus Hoopla, NBC, 1946.
Claudia Barbour-Roberts, One Man's Family, NBC, 1950-52.
Bonny Maid, Versatile Varieties (also known as Bonny Maid Versatile Varieties), 1950-51.
Virginia "Ginny" Hayes, a recurring character, Moonlighting, 1986-88.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Katherine "Kate" Macahan, How the West Was Won, 1977.
Mary Wharton, Malibu, 1983.
Ruth Gardner, A Year in the Life, NBC, 1986.
Lil Van Degan Altemus, People Like Us, NBC, 1990.
Hazel Foley, Titanic, CBS, 1996.
Television Appearances; Movies:
A Christmas Carol, 1947.
Thelma, The Trip to Bountiful, 1953.
Wave, Carol for Another Christmas, 1964.
The First Woman President, 1974.
Katherine "Kate" Macahan, The Macahans, 1976.
Emma Larson, A Christmas to Remember, 1978.
Jane Denton, When Hell Was in Session, 1980.
Joanne Powell, The Best Little Girl in the World, 1981.
Mrs. Loomis, Splendor in the Grass, 1981.
Dr. Addie Coleman, Jane Doe, 1983.
Mary Wharton, Malibu, 1983.
Mildred Kassab, Fatal Vision, 1984.
Dorothy Eustes, Love Leads the Way, 1984.
Beatrice Patton, The Last Days of Patton, 1986.
Emma Welles, Breaking Home Ties (also known as Norman Rockwell's "Breaking Home Ties"), ABC, 1987.
Martha Bundy, I'll Be Home for Christmas, CBS, 1988.
Lil Van Degan Altemus, People Like Us, 1990.
Caroline Lord, Palomino (also known as Danielle Steel's "Palomino"), NBC, 1991.
Mrs. Wilson, Kiss of a Killer, ABC, 1993.
Grandmother Burden, My Antonia, USA Network, 1995.
Liz, After Jimmy, CBS, 1996.
Ruth Klooster, Time to Say Goodbye?, Lifetime, 1997.
Herself, Jackie's Back! (also known as Jackie's Back: Portrait of a Diva), Lifetime, 1999.
Dori "Grammy" Jenkins, Papa's Angels, CBS, 2000.
Veronica Reynolds, Open House, CBS, 2003.
Television Appearances; Specials:
The 27th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1955.
Presenter, The 28th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1956.
Presenter, The 29th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1957.
Presenter, The 30th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1958.
Presenter, The 31st Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1959.
Presenter, The 33rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1961.
Presenter, The 35th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1963.
Diane Wescott, Her School for Bachelors, NBC, 1964.
Presenter, The 40th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1968.
Presenter, The 43rd Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1971.
Presenter, The 50th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1978.
Passenger, Taxi!!!, NBC, 1978.
Sarah Morrissey, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, 1980.
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, 1982.
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood!, ABC, 1987.
Cary Grant: The Leading Man, CBS, 1988.
Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for Me, PBS, 1988.
Host and narrator, Primary Colors: The Story of Corita (documentary), PBS, 1991.
Narrator, East Wind, West Wind: Pearl Buck, the Woman Who Embraced the World, PBS, 1993.
Legend to Legend Night: A Celebrity Cavalcade, NBC, 1993.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1993.
Paul Newman: Hollywood's Charming Rebel, Arts and Entertainment, 1995.
Children in America's Schools, 1997.
(Uncredited) The 70th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1998.
Alfred Hitchcock: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.
Host, Destination Hitchcock: The Making of "North by Northwest," Turner Classic Television, 2000.
AFI's 100 Years, 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies, CBS, 2001.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2003.
Hollywood Legends, 2004.
Cary Grant: A Class Apart, TNT, 2004.
Jenseits von Hollywood—Das Kino des Otto Preminger, 2006.
AFI's 100 Years … 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies, CBS, 2006.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
"Promise," Lights Out, 1949.
"June Moon," Studio One (also known as Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One, and Westinghouse Summer Theatre), 1949.
"The Little Wife," Actor's Studio (also known as The Play's the Thing), 1949, 1950.
"Telas, the King," Actor's Studio (also known as The Play's the Thing), 1950.
"Dodsworth," The Prudential Family Playhouse (also known as Prudential Family Theater), 1950.
(As Eve Marie Saint) David's cafe guest, "The Man Who Had Influence," Studio One (also known as Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One, and Westinghouse Summer Theatre), 1950.
"End of the Honeymoon," Studio One (also known as Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One, and Westinghouse Summer Theatre), 1953.
"Last Chance," The Web, CBS, 1953.
"Youth from Vienna," Eye Witness, 1953.
Frances Barclay, "Wish on the Moon," Goodyear Television Playhouse (also known as Goodyear Playhouse), NBC, 1953.
"A Fair Exchange," The Web, CBS, 1953.
"0 for 37," The Philco Television Playhouse (also known as Arena Theatre, Repertory Theatre, and The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse), 1953.
"The Happy Tingle," The Revlon Mirror Theater, 1953.
Tina, "The Old Maid," Kraft Television Theater (also known as Ponds Theater), 1954.
"The Joker," The Philco Television Playhouse (also known as Arena Theatre, Repertory Theatre, and The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse), 1954.
"Write Me Out Forever," Goodyear Television Playhouse (also known as Goodyear Playhouse), NBC, 1954.
Betty, "Middle of the Night," The Philco Television Playhouse (also known as Arena Theatre, Repertory Theatre, and The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse), 1954.
Maudle Applegate, "The Rider on the Pale Horse," General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theater), 1954.
Miss Blake, "Yellow Jack," Producers' Showcase, NBC, 1955.
Emily Webb, "Our Town" (musical version), Producers' Showcase, NBC, 1955.
Toast of the Town (also known as The Ed Sullivan Show), CBS, 1957.
Mystery guest, What's My Line?, CBS, 1958, 1966.
Diane Wescott, "Her School for Bachelors," Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (also known as The Chrysler Theater and Universal Star Time), 1964.
Passenger, Taxi, ABC, 1978.
Priscilla, "The Captain and the Kid/The Dean and the Flunkee/Poor Rich Man/Isaac Aegean Affair: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, 1983.
"Polly's Poker Palace/Shop Ahoy/Double Date/The Hong Kong Affair/Two Tales of a City: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1984.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1986.
American Cinema, PBS, 1995.
Joanna Doyle, "Our Parents, Ourselves," Frasier, NBC, 1999.
"Alfred Hitchcock," E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.
Larry King Live, CNN, 2004.
Dateline NBC (also known as Dateline), NBC, 2004.
"Marlon Brando," The Hollywood Greats (also known as Hollywood Greats), BBC1, 2006.
HypaSpace (also known as HypaSpace Daily and HypaSpace Weekly), Space Channel, 2006.
Tavis Smiley, PBS, 2006.
Television Work; Specials:
Executive producer, Primary Colors: The Story of Corita (documentary), PBS, 1991.
The Rainmaker, 1953.
Mrs. Willard, Winesburg Ohio, Santa Barbara Performing Arts Center, Santa Barbara, CA, 1971.
The Lincoln Mask, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1972.
Summer and Smoke, 1973.
Desire Under the Elms, 1974.
The Fatal Weakness, 1976.
Judge Ruth Loomis, First Monday in October, Huntington Hartford Theatre, Los Angeles, then Blackstone Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1979.
Mr. Roberts, 1979.
Stephanie Abrahams, Duet for One, Northlight Repertory Theatre, Evanston, IL, then Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1982-83.
The Country Girl, 1986.
Death of a Salesman, 1994.
Melissa Gardner, Love Letters, 1994-2005.
On the Divide, 1994-2004.
Touch the Names, 2005.
Early in career, appeared on several radio programs, including the series One Man's Family.
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 3: Actors and Actresses, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1996.
Literature-Film Quarterly, April, 1999, p. 78.
Vanity Fair, April, 2000, p. 470.
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