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Margaret Sullavan

Film Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress | * 05/16/1909 († 50, 01/01/1960) | Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960) was an American actress of stage and film. Sullavan began her career onstage in 1929. In 1933 she caught the attention of movie director John M. Stahl and had her debut on the screen that same year in Only Yesterday. Sullavan preferred working on the stage and made only 16 movies, four of which were opposite James Stewart in a popular partnership that included The Mortal Storm and The Shop Around the Corner. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Three Comrades (1938). She retired from the screen in the early 1940s, but returned in 1950 to make her last movie, No Sad Songs for Me, in which she played a woman who was dying of cancer. For the rest of her career she would appear only on the stage. Sullavan experienced increasing hearing problems, depression, and men... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Margaret Sullavan

Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Margaret Sullavan as Actress(18)

as (archive footage)1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life
as Mary Scott1950 No Sad Songs for Me
as Lieutenant Smith1943 Cry 'Havoc'
as Ray Smith1941 Back Street
as Ruth Holland1941 So Ends Our Night
as Jane Alexander1941 Appointment for Love
as Freya Roth1940 The Mortal Storm
as Klara Novak1940 The Shop Around the Corner
as Judy Linden1938 The Shining Hour
as Daisy Heath1938 The Shopworn Angel
as Patricia Hollmann1938 Three Comrades
as Cicely Hunt Tyler1936 Next Time We Love
as Cherry Chester / Sarah Brown1936 The Moon's Our Home
as Valette Bedford1935 So Red the Rose
as Luisa Ginglebuscher1935 The Good Fairy
as Emma 'Lammchen' Pinneberg1934 Little Man, What Now?
as Mary Lane1933 Only Yesterday

TV Shows/Series with Margaret Sullavan as Actress(3)


Full Name: Margaret Sullavan
Born: Sunday, 05/16 1909 (May) in Norfolk
Died: Friday, 01/01 1960 (January) in New Haven (aged: 50)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Educated at: Chatham Hall
Spouses (current/former): Leland Hayward, Henry Fonda, William Wyler
Children: Brooke Hayward, Bridget Hayward, William Leland Hayward
Father: Cornelius Sullavan
Mother: Garland Brooke Council
Other names for Margaret Sullavan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Margaret Brooke Sullavan"
Margaret Sullavan frequently works together with these people:
James Stewart (8x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (6x, Crew)
Frank Borzage (6x, Crew)
William Shatner (4x, Actor)
Ralph Bellamy (4x, Actor)
Frank Morgan (4x, Actor)
Eddie Albert (3x, Actor)
Elsa Lanchester (3x, Actress)
Cedric Hardwicke (3x, Actor)
Ralph Meeker (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:108819, Added: 06/27/2018, Last updated: 01/11/2020