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Eva Marie Saint, Award Winner – MovieActors.com

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Saint in NORTH BY NORTHWEST.

Eva Marie Saint: Best Supporting Actress 1954: MovieActors.com

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ON THE WATERFRONT (Drama)

Eva Marie Saint won her Supporting Oscar for playing Brando's honest girlfriend in the classic... ON THE WATERFRONT.









About Eva Marie Saint (1924 – )

Eva Marie Saint was born on July 4th 1924, in Newart, New Jersey.

Eva Marie went to Bethlehem Central High School, graduating in 1942. She studied acting at Bowling Green State University, and graduated there as well, in 1946. In 1987, Bowling Green State University dedicated their new theatre, The Eva Marie Saint Theater in her honor, because of her long and successful acting career on stage, film and television.

Her next stop was in New York City, to study acting at the HB Studio, located in Greenwich Village.. In the late 40s', Eva paid her bills by working extensively on radio and television. Village. Eva Marie married the love of her life, director and producer Jeffrey Hayden in 1951.

She got her foot in the door on Broadway, and was honored with the 1953 drama critics award for her performance in the Broadway stage play BY Horton Foote, A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL.

Eva Marie Saint made the transition from stage to film at age 30, in the 1954 classic Elia Kazan film, ON THE WATERFRONT, playing with Marlon Brando. Her intense, realistic acting style brought her the Academy Award for her debut performance in movies. Who can forget her memorable argument with Brando when she says, "I didn't say I don't love you, I said I want you to get out."

Eva was nine months pregnant with her son when she accepted the award, and gave birth just two days later.

In 1955, Eva won an Emmy nomination for her performance on the television musical version showing of the Thornton Wilder's play, OUR TOWN, co-starring with Paul Newman and Frank Sinatra.

Eva Marie was nominated for Golden Globe and BAFTA awards for A Hatful of Rain (1957).

In 1959, she played Eve Kendell, a smouldering, sexy spy in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller North by Northwest, opposite Cary Grant. Eva Marie Saint played to critical acclaim as the woman of mystery who keeps the audience, and Cary Grant, guessing.

In 1990 she won an Emmy Award for her performance in the miniseries People Like Us (1990) (TV).

In 2005, she played Martha Kent, Clarke Kent's adoptive mother in SUPERMAN RETURNS.

Eva Marie Saint has performed in over 70 films and television programs.

Eva Marie Saint won two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; one for motion pictures; 6624 Hollywood Boulevard, and one for television;6730 Hollywood Boulevard.

Eva Marie Saint's notable movie credits include...

THAT CERTAIN FEELING (1956)
A HATFUL OF RAIN (1957)
RAINTREE COUNTRY (1957)
NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)
EXODUS (1960)
36 HOURS (1965)
THE SANDPIPER (1965)
GRAND PRIX (1966)
THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING, THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING (1966)
A TALENT FOR LOVING (1970)
CANCEL MY RESERVATION (1972)
NOTHING IN COMMON (1986)
MARIETTE IN ECSTASY (1996)
TIME TO SAY GOODBYE? (1977)
I DREAMED OF AFRICA (2000)
BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE (2005)
DON'T COME KNOCKING (2005)
SUPERMAN RETURNS (2006)
WINTER'S TALE (2014)

Eva Marie Saint's television credits include...

A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (TV Movie 1978)
MALIBU (TV Movie 1983)
JANE DOE (TV Movie 1983)
FATAL VISION (TV Movie 1984)
HOW THE WEST WAS WON (TV Mini Series 1977)
KISS FOR A KILLER (TV Movie 1993)
MY ANTONIA (1995)
AFTER JIMMY (1996)

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Eva Marie Saint in NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959).

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Eva in SUPERMAN RETURNS (2006).

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Eva Marie Saint in EXODUS (1960).

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Saint in THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING, THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING.