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Eva Marie Saint

Eva Marie SaintBorn: 4-Jul-1924
Birthplace: Newark, NJ

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: North by Northwest

Eva Marie Saint won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for her film debut, On the Waterfront with Marlon Brando, in which she told him to "Let your conscience tell you what to do". Among her many subsequent roles, she is best remembered as the mysterious blonde in Hitchcock's classic North by Northwest, with Cary Grant. She also co-starred in Exodus with Paul Newman, and Nothing in Common with Jackie Gleason and Tom Hanks. On TV's Moonlighting, she played Cybill Shepherd's mother.

Saint studied drama for four years at Bowling Green, then seven more years at the Actors' Studio in New York. Her professional career started with live TV dramas, and she won rave reviews for her Broadway debut in 1953's The Trip to Bountiful with Lillian Gish. One performance of the play was broadcast live on NBC, which brought Saint to Elia Kazan's attention for On the Waterfront.

Politically, Saint has worked to illegalize the use of cell phones while driving.

Sister: Adelaide
Husband: Jeffrey Hayden (TV director, Falcon Crest, m. 28-Oct-1951, two children)
Daughter: Laurette Hayden

    University: BA Theater Arts, Bowling Green State University (1946)

    Delta Gamma Sorority
    Oscar for Best Supporting Actress 1955 for On the Waterfront
    Emmy 1990 for People Like Us
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6624 Hollywood Blvd.
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6730 Hollywood Blvd.
    Birthday: Elizabeth Taylor (1992)

    Moonlighting Virginia Hayes (1986-88)
    One Man's Family Claudia Barbour Roberts (1950-52)

    Winter's Tale (13-Feb-2014)
    Superman Returns (28-Jun-2006)
    Don't Come Knocking (19-May-2005)
    Because of Winn-Dixie (26-Jan-2005)
    Broadway: The Golden Age (Apr-2003) · Herself
    I Dreamed of Africa (5-May-2000) · Franca
    Jackie's Back! (14-Jun-1999) · Herself
    Time to Say Goodbye? (1-Sep-1997)
    Titanic (17-Nov-1996)
    Palomino (21-Oct-1991)
    Breaking Home Ties (26-Nov-1987)
    The Last Days of Patton (14-Sep-1986)
    Nothing in Common (30-Jul-1986) · Lorraine Basner
    Fatal Vision (18-Nov-1984)
    Malibu (23-Jan-1983)
    Splendor in the Grass (26-Oct-1981)
    The Best Little Girl in the World (11-May-1981)
    The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (8-May-1980)
    A Christmas to Remember (22-Dec-1978)
    How the West Was Won (6-Feb-1977)
    The Macahans (19-Jan-1976)
    Cancel My Reservation (21-Sep-1972)
    Loving (4-Mar-1970)
    The Stalking Moon (22-Jan-1969) · Sarah Carver
    Grand Prix (21-Dec-1966) · Louise Frederickson
    The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (25-May-1966) · Elspeth Whittaker
    The Sandpiper (23-Jun-1965) · Claire Hewitt
    36 Hours (28-Jan-1965) · Anna Hedler
    Carol for Another Christmas (28-Dec-1964) · Wave
    All Fall Down (11-Apr-1962) · Echo O'Brien
    Exodus (27-Mar-1960) · Kitty Fremont
    North by Northwest (17-Jul-1959) · Eve Kendall
    Raintree County (4-Oct-1957) · Nell Gaither
    A Hatful of Rain (17-Jul-1957) · Celia Pope
    That Certain Feeling (4-Jun-1956)
    On the Waterfront (28-Jul-1954) · Edie Doyle

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