“Forgotten Hollywood”- Eva Marie Saint’s Hubby Dies…

Posted on January 4, 2017 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`Jeffrey Hayden directed early live television with stars, including James Dean; and worked with his wife, Eva Marie Saint, on screen and stage. His work was prolific during Television’s Golden Age.

“`Hayden began his long career directing the Philco Television Playhouse with stars, such as Walter Matthau and Paul Newman. After filming the movie, The Vintage, with Pier Angeli and Mel Ferrer, he turned to the small screen for the rest of his career.

“`His credits include The Donna Reed Show, Leave It to Beaver, Burke’s Law, Lassie, Route 6677 Sunset StripThe Andy Griffith Show, Peyton Place, Mannix, Batman, That GirlThe Courtship of Eddie’s Father, Magnum P.I.Falcon Crest, Quincy M.E., IronsideThe VirginianLove American StyleAlias Smith and JonesKnight Rider, The Incredible Hulkand In the Heat of the Night. Hayden was also the co-producer of the daytime soap opera, Santa Barbara. He later produced and directed Primary Colors: The Story of Corita, and Children in America’s Schools with Bill Moyers.

“`On stage, Jeffrey Hayden directed Eva Marie Saint (right) in Summer and Smoke, Desire Under the Elms, and The Country Girl. Other productions include The Sunshine Boys, Fences, and Sunset Baby. He and Eva Marie, who married in 1951, they also starred together in On the Divide and Love Letters in theaters, nationwide.

“`Jeffrey Hayden was 90.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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