Eva Marie Saint
About Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint (born July 4, 1924) is an American actress of film, theater and television. In a career spanning over 75 years, she has won an Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award, alongside nominations for a Golden Globe Award and two British Academy Film Awards. In 2020, Saint became both the oldest living and earliest surviving Academy Award winner and one of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema.
Saint began her career as a television and radio actress in the late 1940s. Among her notable early credits, she starred as Thelma in Horton Foote’s ‘The Trip to Bountiful’. She made her film debut in ‘On the Waterfront’, which earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer, which established her as an immediate star. Saint starred in a number of productions over the following years, namely ‘That Certain Feeling’, ‘Exodus’ and ‘The Philco Television Playhouse’. Her most recent appearance on screen was in 2019 at the 90th Academy Awards as a Presenter. Learn More…