She followed that up with several roles in Disney films such as Herbie Rides Again One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing and Candleshoe. area is named in her honor. But when books are opened you discover you have wings.
The annual Helen Hayes Awards which have recognized excellence in professional theatre in the greater Washington D. In 1955 the former Fulton Theatre on 46th Street in New York City's Broadway Theater District was renamed the Helen Hayes Theatre. Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom America's highest civilian honor from President Ronald Reagan in 1986.