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Eva Marie Saint

Eva Marie Saint

Eva Marie Saint, born on July 4, 1924 in Newark, New Jersey, is a versatile American actress renowned for her memorable performances across stage, screen, and television.

She achieved widespread acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her debut film role as Edie Doyle in Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954), opposite Marlon Brando. This portrayal established her as one of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses in the 1950s.

Throughout her career, Saint showcased her range by delivering captivating performances in various genres. Notably, she starred alongside Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's iconic thriller North by Northwest (1959), thrilling audiences as the enigmatic Eve Kendall.

Her talent extended beyond the silver screen, earning her critical acclaim in television roles, including a memorable turn in the miniseries People Like Us (1990), for which she won an Emmy Award.

Eva Marie Saint's ability to inhabit diverse characters with grace and authenticity ensures her lasting legacy. She will turn 100 years old on 4th July 2024.

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