Quotation by Helen Hayes

Actors work and slave—and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end.
Helen Hayes (1900–1993), U.S. actor. On Reflection, ch. 4 (1968).

Remembering actor John Drew's search for a little girl who could play her younger self in a production of The Prodigal Husband. Hayes, at thirteen, was playing a ten-year-old, and the child's hair was required to be the same ash-blonde shade as hers.
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