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Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint
Biographical information
Born

July 4, 1924
Newark, New Jersey

First credit

A Christmas Carol (1947; TV movie)

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Eva Marie Saint is an American actress and voice actress who has starred in films, on Broadway, and on television in a career spanning seven decades. She voices Katara in The Legend of Korra.

The Legend of Korra credits

Katara

Character information: Katara

Selected other credits

Television

Film

Other credits

Biographical information

Eva Marie Saint first starred opposite Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront, for which she was honored with an Academy Award.

Saint has made numerous television appearances, earning four Emmy nominations for her work in Philco Television Playhouse; Our Town, with Frank Sinatra and Paul Newman; Hallmark Hall of Fame's Taxi!!!, with Martin Sheen; and How the West Was Won. In 1990, Saint won an Emmy for her performance in the NBC mini-series People Like Us.

In theater, Saint has starred in the Broadway presentations of Trip to Bountiful, for which she received the Drama Critics Award and Outer-Circle Critics Award, The Lincoln Mask, and Duet for One. Her other theater credits include Death of a Salesman, The Country Girl, for which she received the L.A. Dramalogue Award, and First Monday in October, in which she co-starred opposite Henry Fonda. In 2006, Saint and her husband of sixty years, director Jeffrey Hayden, produced a critically-acclaimed production of August Wilson's Fences.

Adding to her body of work, Saint and Hayden also produced the PBS television documentaries Primary Colors: The Story of Corita, which she narrated, and Children in America's Schools, for which they won an Emmy.

Awards

  • 2007: Won a Golden Boot
  • 2004: Won a San Luis Obispo International Film Festival King Vidor Memorial Award
  • 1999: Won a Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 1990: Won a Primetime Emmy Award for People Like Us (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special)
  • 1960: Earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Motion Picture, 6624 Hollywood Blvd; Television, 6730 Hollywood Boulevard)
  • 1957: Won a Venice Film Festival New Cinema Award for A Hatful of Rain (Best Actress)
  • 1955: Won an Academy Award for On the Waterfront (Best Actress in a Supporting Role)

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