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Margaret Sullavan
Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1911 - January 1, 1960) was an American actress. Image File history File links Margaretsullavan. ... Image File history File links Margaretsullavan. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


She was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of a wealthy stockbroker. She made her Broadway debut in 1931. She married Henry Fonda on December 25 of that year. The marriage ended the following year, although Sullavan and Fonda remained lifelong friends. Her marriage to director William Wyler was equally brief. Her third marriage, to agent and producer Leland Hayward, lasted 13 years and produced three children. While married to Hayward, she worked less and less. Her last film role was in 1950. Norfolk is a city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States of America. ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Fonda in the 1957 classic, 12 Angry Men. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... William Wyler (July 1, 1902 - July 27, 1981) was a prolific and award-winning motion picture director. ... Leland Hayward (September 13, 1902 - March 18, 1971) was a popular, powerful and wealthy Hollywood and Broadway agent and theatrical producer. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Sullavan suffered from depression and a congenital hearing defect that became worse as she grew older. She was found unconscious in a hotel room in New Haven, Connecticut from a barbiturate overdose on January 1, 1960. Her death, at the age of 48, was officially ruled an accident, but many think it was a suicide. City nickname: The Elm City Location in the state of Connecticut Founded April 24, 1638 County New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... Barbiturates are drugs that act as central nervous system (CNS) depressants, and by virtue of this they produce a wide spectrum of effects, from mild sedation to anesthesia. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Her film debut came in 1933 in Only Yesterday. She also appeared in Little Man, What Now?, The Good Fairy, So Red the Rose, The Moon's Our Home, Next Time We Love, The Shopworn Angel, Three Comrades (for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress), The Shop Around the Corner, The Mortal Storm, Appointment for Love and Cry Havoc. She co-starred frequently with Jimmy Stewart, with whom she and Fonda had acted in a stock company when they were all unknowns. 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... This page is about the Japanese film. ... So Red The Rose is the platinum-selling album by Arcadia, which was released in 1985 -- the only album the band ever released. ... Three Comrades may refer to the novel written in 1938 by the German author Erich Maria Remarque or the movie adaptation made from the novel the same year. ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Shop Around the Corner is a 1940 romantic comedy film starring James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan. ... The Mortal Storm was a 1940 film that was one of the most direct anti-Nazi Hollywood films released before the American entry into the Second World War. ... Jimmy Stewart, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American film actor beloved for his persona as an average guy who faces adversity and tries to do the right thing, an image which was largely reflected in his own personality. ...


Her daughter, actress Brooke Hayward, wrote a memoir, Haywire, about her family. It was made into a television movie starring the late Lee Remick. Lee Remick Lee Remick (December 14, 1935 - July 2, 1991), was an American actress admired for her versality and her great beauty. ...


She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1751 Vine Street. An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ...


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Margaret Sullavan (239 words)
Margaret Sullavan (May 16, 1911 - January 1, 1960) was an American actress.
Born Margaret Brooke Sullivan in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of a wealthy stockbroker, she made her Broadway debut in 1931.
Sullavan herself suffered from depression and began to grow deaf as she grew older, and she was found unconscious in a hotel room from a barbiturate overdose.
Margaret Sullavan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (538 words)
Sullavan and Hayward divorced in 1947, and three years later she married Kenneth Wagg, to whom she was married at the time of her death.
Sullavan suffered from depression and a congenital hearing defect in her left ear called otosclerosis that worsened as she aged, making her more and more deaf.
She was found dead in a hotel room in New Haven, Connecticut, having succumbed to a deliberate overdose of barbiturates at the age of 50, January 1, 1960.
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