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Full Name
  
Kay Piper

Children
  
Shari Hays Wells

Role
  
Actress


Name
  
Kathryn Hays

Years active
  
1962–present

Grandchildren
  
Kathryn Wells

Robert Vaughan hugging Kathryn Hays while she is smiling and wearing a sleeveless dress and necklace

Born
  
July 26, 1933 (age 90) (
1933-07-26
)

Spouse
  
Wolf Lieshke (m. 1984–1986), Glenn Ford (m. 1966–1969)

Movies and TV shows
  
Similar People
  
Glenn Ford, Eileen Fulton, Eleanor Powell, Peter Ford, Ralph Nelson

SOD honors Kathryn Hays and Don Hastings


Kathryn Hays (born July 26, 1933) is an American actress, best known for her role as Kim Hughes on the CBS soap opera, As the World Turns from 1972 to 2010.

Contents

Kathryn Hays smiling with braided hair and wearing a blouse

As the world turns interview don hastings bob and kathryn hays kim about the show s end hd


Life and career

Kim Sullivan Hughes smiling while wearing a cream blazer, inner blouse, and necklace

Hays was born Kay Piper in Princeton, Illinois and grew up in Joliet. Hays was married to actor Glenn Ford from 1966 to 1969.

In the 1966–1967 television season, Hays appeared as Elizabeth Reynolds Pride in the NBC western series The Road West, with co-stars Barry Sullivan, Andrew Prine, Kelly Corcoran and Glenn Corbett. She played Sullivan's wife and Prine's stepmother (though she was only three years his senior). Corbett appeared as her brother, Chance Reynolds. In 1968, she appeared on Star Trek in the episode "The Empath" portraying Gem, a mute alien capable of assuming the pain and the injuries of others, and thereby healing them.

Kim Sullivan Hughes smiling while wearing a pink blazer, inner blouse, and white necklace

Hays played guest starring parts in many sitcoms and drama series throughout the 1960s and into the 1970s, as well as appearing in films such as Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966) and Counterpoint (1968). In 1972, she was cast as Kim Sullivan Hughes on CBS's As the World Turns. She remained with As the World Turns until its final episode on September 17, 2010. The character of Kim was a pivotal heroine on the show for over thirty years. Hays was prominently featured in the 50th anniversary episode of the show, which aired in April 2006. Prior to her role on As the World Turns, Hays played the role of Leslie Bauer on Guiding Light. Hays is also respected for her work on the stage, having appeared on Broadway several times, including Dames at Sea with Bernadette Peters.

Kathryn Hays while smiling

Hays' other appearances include guest roles in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order, Marcus Welby, M.D, Bonanza, and Branded. Ms. Hays also guest starred with Clint Walker in the 1971 TV film Yuma. She played the part of hotel owner Julie Williams.

Filmography

Actress
1972
As the World Turns (TV Series) as
Kim Hughes / Kim Stewart / Kim Andropoulos / ...
- Ohio State University (2002) - Kim Hughes
- Sierra and Craig get married. (1987) - Kim Hughes
- 30th Anniversary (1986) - Kim Hughes
- The Ceremony (1985) - Kim Hughes
- Special Gifts (1985) - Kim Stewart
- Cinderella Concert (1984) - Kim Hughes
- Steve and Betsy Get Married (1984) - Kim Hughes
2010
One Life to Live (TV Series) as
Kim Hughes
- Shiver Deep, Mountain High (2010) - Kim Hughes
2007
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) as
Jane Willet
- Florida (2007) - Jane Willet
1999
Law & Order (TV Series) as
Gloria Blumberg
- Sundown (1999) - Gloria Blumberg
1989
American Playhouse (TV Series) as
Harriet Rodker
- Ask Me Again (1989) - Harriet Rodker
1973
Circle of Fear (TV Series) as
Janet
- Legion of Demons (1973) - Janet
1972
Night Gallery (TV Series) as
June
- She'll Be Company for You (1972) - June
1972
Cade's County (TV Series) as
Helen Derman
- Ragged Edge (1972) - Helen Derman
1971
Bearcats! (TV Series) as
Milly Todd
- The Return of Estaban (1971) - Milly Todd
1971
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) as
Lori Phillips
- Nothing Personal (1971) - Lori Phillips
1971
Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) as
Ellen
- In My Father's House (1971) - Ellen
1971
Yuma (TV Movie) as
Julie Williams
1971
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) as
Marcy
- An Absence of Loneliness (1971) - Marcy
1970
Breakout (TV Movie) as
Ann Baker
1969
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (TV Series) as
Sheila Templeton
- The Pixilated Man (1969) - Sheila Templeton
1969
This Savage Land (TV Movie) as
Elizabeth Reynolds
1969
Here Come the Brides (TV Series) as
Dena
- A Kiss Just for So (1969) - Dena (as Kathryn Hayes)
1968
Star Trek (TV Series) as
Gem
- The Empath (1968) - Gem
1968
Mannix (TV Series) as
Betsy Charnik
- The End of the Rainbow (1968) - Betsy Charnik
1968
The High Chaparral (TV Series) as
Frances O'Toole
- Tornado Frances (1968) - Frances O'Toole
1967
Counterpoint as
Annabelle Rice
1967
Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) as
Betsy Fleming
- You're Only Young Twice (1967) - Betsy Fleming
1966
The Road West (TV Series) as
Elizabeth Reynolds
- Elizabeth's Odyssey (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- The Agreement (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- A War for the Gravediggers (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- The Eighty-Seven Dollar Bride (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Charade of Justice (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Eleven Miles to Eden (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Never Chase a Rainbow (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Fair Ladies of France (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Road to Glory (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- The Insider (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- No Sanctuary (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- A Mighty Hunter Before the Lord (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- The Predators (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Beyond the Hill (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Reap the Whirlwind (1967) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Power of Fear (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Have You Seen the Aurora Borealis? (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Pariah (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- To Light a Candle (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Shaman (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Lone Woman (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Piece of Tin (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Ashes and Tallow and One True Love (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- Long Journey to Leavenworth (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- This Dry and Thirsty Land (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- The Lean Years (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- The Gunfighter (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- This Savage Land: Part 2 (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
- This Savage Land: Part 1 (1966) - Elizabeth Reynolds
1966
Run for Your Life (TV Series) as
Belle Frazer
- The Cruel Fountain (1966) - Belle Frazer
1966
Ride Beyond Vengeance as
Jessie
1965
Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) as
Terry Camion
- Kill Me on July 20th (1965) - Terry Camion
1965
Branded (TV Series) as
Christina Adams
- Very Few Heroes (1965) - Christina Adams
1965
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) as
Mary Pilgrim
- The See-Paris-And-Die Affair (1965) - Mary Pilgrim
1965
The Virginian (TV Series) as
Charity
- A Slight Case of Charity (1965) - Charity
1965
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) as
Joyce Dailey
- One of the Family (1965) - Joyce Dailey
1964
The Defenders (TV Series) as
Katy Vronis
- King of the Hill (1964) - Katy Vronis
1964
Bonanza (TV Series) as
Prudence Jessup
- The Wild One (1964) - Prudence Jessup
1964
Arrest and Trial (TV Series) as
Joanne Collins
- He Ran for His Life (1964) - Joanne Collins
1964
Mr. Novak (TV Series) as
Jenny Peterson
- One Way to Say Goodbye (1964) - Jenny Peterson
1964
The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) as
Sheila Warren
- Climb a Broken Ladder (1964) - Sheila Warren
1963
Ladybug Ladybug as
Mrs. Betty Forbes - the Secretary
1963
The Eleventh Hour (TV Series) as
Hallie Lambert
- What Did She Mean by Good Luck? (1963) - Hallie Lambert (as Kathryn Hayes)
1963
The Lieutenant (TV Series) as
Carol Wayden
- Cool of the Evening (1963) - Carol Wayden
1963
Route 66 (TV Series) as
Judith Kane
- Shadows of an Afternoon (1963) - Judith Kane
1963
Dr. Kildare (TV Series) as
Gina Beemis
- An Island Like a Peacock (1963) - Gina Beemis
1963
Wide Country (TV Series) as
Lila Never
- The Girl from Nob Hill (1963) - Lila Never
1963
The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) as
Rachel Trafford
- Moment of Rage (1963) - Rachel Trafford
1962
Naked City (TV Series) as
Beth Rydecker
- The Rydecker Case (1962) - Beth Rydecker
1962
Surfside 6 (TV Series) as
Joy Allen
- Many a Slip (1962) - Joy Allen
1962
Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) as
Jean Morgan
- Total Eclipse (1962) - Jean Morgan
1952
Guiding Light (TV Series) as
Leslie Jackson Bauer Norris Bauer, R. N. #2 (1971)
Soundtrack
1965
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The See-Paris-And-Die Affair (1965) - (performer: "It's a Most Unusual Day" - uncredited)
Self
2006
The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) as
Self - 'As the World Turns' Tribute (uncredited)
2006
SoapTalk (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 5 April 2006 (2006) - Self
1977
After Hours: Getting to Know Us (TV Special) as
Self
1975
ABC Late Night (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- A Salute to Daytime Dramas (1975) - Self
1967
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) as
Self - Panelist
1966
The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Glenn Ford, Kathryn Hays, Irene Ryan, Barrie Chase, Georgie Kaye (1966) - Self

References

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