Helen Hayes, Best Actress 1931/32: MovieMonday.com

THE SIN OF MADELON CLAUDET

(Drama - NR)

Helen Hayes received her oscar for playing a young Parisian girl who falls in love with an American, bears an illegitimate child, then goes from mistress to party girl to barfly to street-walker to scrubwoman, to raise money so her unsuspecting son can have a good life.

This tear-jerker was based on Edward Knoblock's play "The Lullaby".


ABOUT HELEN HAYES (1900 - 93)

Distinguished American stage actress, born in Washington, who's real name was Helen Hayes Brown.

One of Helen Hayes' greatest stage triumphs was VICTORIA REGINA in 1935.

Helen Hayes won her second Oscar for Best Supporting Actress came in 1969 for her performance in AIRPORT.

Her other credits include:

A FAREWELL TO ARMS
ANASTASIA
HERBIE RIDES AGAIN

Helen Hayes' television credits include:

THE SNOOP SISTERS (and series)
VICTORY AT ENTEBBE
CANDLESHOE
A FAMILY UPSIDE DOWN
THE MONEYCHANGERS
MURDER IS EASY
MURDER WITH MIRRORS

GO TO: Best Actress List * Award Winning Actor Index