Eva Marie Saint Biography (1924-)

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. Addresses: Agent: Innovative Artists Talent, 1999 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067-6022.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
July 4, 1924
Newark, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (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) Operation Raintree, 1957
  • Eve Kendall, 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
  • 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
  • Franca, I Dreamed of Africa, Columbia, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Claudia Barbour-Roberts, One Man's Family, NBC, 1950-52
  • Virginia "Ginny" Hayes, Moonlighting, 1985
  • Appeared as commercial spokeswoman in Campus Hoopla.
  • Miniseries
  • Katherine "Kate" Macahan, How the West Was Won, 1977
  • Mary Wharton, Malibu, 1983
  • Ruth Gardner, A Year in the Life, NBC, 1986
  • Marilyn Klinghoffer, Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair, syndicated, 1990
  • Lil Van Degan Altemus, People Like Us, NBC, 1990
  • Hazel Foley, Titanic, CBS, 1996
  • Movies
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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), 1999
  • Episodic
  • "Last Chance," The Web, CBS, 1953
  • Frances Barclay, "Wish on the Moon," Goodyear Television Playhouse, NBC, 1953
  • "A Fair Exchange," The Web, CBS, 1953
  • "0 for 37," The Philco Television Playhouse, 1953
  • "The Joker," The Philco Television Playhouse, 1954
  • "Write Me Out Forever," Goodyear Television Playhouse, NBC, 1954
  • Betty, "Middle of the Night," The Philco Television Playhouse, 1954
  • "Our Town" (musical version), Producers' Showcase, NBC, 1955
  • Passenger, Taxi, ABC, 1978
  • American Cinema, PBS, 1995
  • Joanna Doyle, "Our Parents, Ourselves," Frasier, 1999
  • Specials
  • Sarah Morrissey, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, 1980
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Lillian Gish, 1984
  • Happy Birthday, Hollywood!, ABC, 1987
  • Cary Grant: The Leading Man, CBS, 1988
  • Narrator, 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 theWorld, 1993
  • Legend to Legend Night, NBC, 1993
  • Paul Newman: Hollywood's Charming Rebel, Arts and Entertainment, 1995
  • Children in America's Schools, 1997
  • Alfred Hitchcock: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Host, Destination Hitchcock: The Making of North by Northwest, Turner Classic Television, 2000
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 65th Annual Academy Awards, 1993
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards, 1998
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Wave, Carol for Another Christmas, 1964
  • Granny, Papa's Angels, Lifetime, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Executive producer, Primary Colors: The Story of Corita (documentary), PBS, 1991
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) A Trip to Bountiful, 1953
  • The Rainmaker, 1953
  • Mrs. Willard, Winesburg Ohio, Santa Barbara Performing Arts Center, Santa Barbara, CA, 1971
  • The Lincoln Mask, 1972
  • Summer and Smoke, 1973
  • Desire under the Elms, 1974
  • The Fatal Weakness, 1976
  • Candida, 1977
  • 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
  • On the Divide, 1994-97
  • Radio Appearances
  • Early in career, appeared on several radio programs, including the seriesOne Man's Family.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books:
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, April, 1999, Volume 3: Actors and Actresses, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1996.
    Periodicals:
    • Literature-Film Quarterly, p. 78.
    • Vanity Fair, April, 2000, p. 470.

    User Contributions:

    Larry Schevers
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    Aug 19, 2012 @ 8:20 pm
    She is a quality person who does qaulity work. I have always enjoyed her roles and appearances.

    Larry from Iowa

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