Biography

Eva Marie Saint is an American actress who has starred in films, on Broadway, and on television in a career spanning seven decades, she's known for bringing emotional depth and complexity to her roles, in which she generally played women who appear fragile but have great inner strength. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama film "On the Waterfront" (1954), and later starred in the thriller film "North by Northwest" (1959), directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Saint received Golden Globe and BAFTA award nominations for the drama film "A Hatful of Rain" (1957) and won an Emmy Award for the television miniseries People Like Us (1990). Her most notable subsequent movies included "Raintree County" (1957), Otto Preminger’s "Exodus" (1960), Vincente Minnelli’s "The Sandpiper" (1965), the Cold War comedy "The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!" (1966), and the racing film "Grand Prix" (1966), in which she costarred with James Garner.

Eva Marie Saint is an American actress who has starred in films, on Broadway, and on television in a career spanning seven decades, she's known for bringing emotional depth and complexity to her roles, in which she generally played women who appear fragile but have great inner strength. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama film "On the Waterfront" (1954), and later starred in the thriller film "North by Northwest" (1959), directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Saint received Golden Globe and BAFTA award nominations for the drama film "A Hatful of Rain" (1957) and won an Emmy Award for the television miniseries People Like Us (1990). Her most notable subsequent movies included "Raintree County" (1957), Otto Preminger’s "Exodus" (1960), Vincente Minnelli’s "The Sandpiper" (1965), the Cold War comedy "The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!" (1966), and the racing film "Grand Prix" (1966), in which she costarred with James Garner.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 63

Birthday 1924-07-04

Place of Birth Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Also Known As

  • Eve Marie Saint

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute
2014 Winter's Tale as Willa (Adult)
2006 Superman Returns as Martha Kent
2005 Don't Come Knocking as Howard's Mutter
2005 Because of Winn-Dixie as Miss Franny
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Herself
2000 Papa's Angels as Dori "Grammy" Jenkins
2000 I Dreamed of Africa as Franca
2000 Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest' as Herself
1999 Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood as (archive footage)
1996 After Jimmy as Liz
1996 Mariette in Ecstasy as Mother Saint-Raphael
1996 Titanic (2 episodes) as Hazel Foley
1995 My Antonia
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Joanna Doyle
1993 Kiss of a Killer as Mrs. Wilson
1991 Palomino as Caroline Lord
1990 People Like Us as Lil Van Degan Altemus
1990 Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair
1988 I'll Be Home for Christmas as Martha Bundy
1987 Breaking Home Ties as Emma Wells
1986 A Year in the Life (3 episodes) as Ruth Gardner
1986 The Last Days of Patton
1986 Nothing in Common as Lorraine Basner
1985 Moonlighting (6 episodes)
1984 Fatal Vision (2 episodes) as Mildred Kassab
1984 Love Leads the Way: A True Story as Mrs. Eustes
1983 Malibu as Mary Wharton
1981 Splendor in the Grass as Mrs. Loomis
1981 The Best Little Girl in the World as Joanne Powell
1980 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb as Sarah Morrissey
1979 When Hell Was in Session as Jane Denton
1978 A Christmas to Remember as Emma Larson
1978 Taxi!! as Passenger
1977 The Hollywood Greats (1 episode)
1976 How the West Was Won (36 episodes) as Kate
1976 The Macahan's as Kate
1972 Cancel My Reservation as Sheila Bartlett
1970 Loving as Selma Wilson
1968 The Stalking Moon as Sarah Carver
1966 Grand Prix as Louise Frederickson
1966 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming as Elspeth Whittaker
1965 The Sandpiper as Claire Hewitt
1965 A Statue for 'The Sandpiper' as Herself
1964 A Carol for Another Christmas as The Wave
1964 36 Hours as Anna Hedler
1962 All Fall Down as Echo O'Brien
1960 Exodus as Kitty Fremont
1959 North by Northwest as Eve Kendall
1957 Raintree County as Nell Gaither
1957 Operation Raintree as Herself
1957 A Hatful of Rain as Celia Pope
1956 That Certain Feeling as Dunreath Henry
1954 Producers' Showcase (38 episodes) as Emily Webb
1954 On the Waterfront as Edie Doyle
1953 Jamie (0 episodes)
1953 The Academy Awards (10 episodes)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1949 Lights Out (1 episode)
1949 Suspense (1 episode)
1948 Studio One (3 episodes)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (4 episodes)

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