Eva Marie Saint (born July 4, 1924) is an American actress. She played the blond, graceful leading lady in many films, starting in the 1950s.
Saint was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She studied acting at Bowling Green University, and did some work in radio and television before winning the Drama Critics Award for her stage role in A Trip to Bountiful (1953).
North by Northwest
Because of the second-rate film roles that came her way in the 1970s, Saint returned to television and the stage in the 1980s. She has appeared in a number of made-for-TV movies, and won an Emmy in 1990 for the miniseries People Like Us.