Susan Hayward

Film Actress / Model (person) / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Actress | * 06/30/1917 († 57, 03/14/1975) | Brooklyn, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Susan Hayward (born Edythe Marrenner; June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress best known for her film portrayals of women that were based on true stories. After working as a fashion model for the Walter Thornton Model Agency, Hayward traveled to Hollywood in 1937 to audition for the role of Scarlett O'Hara. She secured a film contract and played several small supporting roles over the next few years. By the late 1940s, the quality of her film roles improved, and she achieved recognition for her dramatic abilities with the first of five Academy Award for Best Actress nominations for her performance as an alcoholic in Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman (1947). Hayward's success continued through the 1950s as she received nominations for My Foolish Heart (1949), With a Song in My Heart (1952), and I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955), winning the Academy Award for her portrayal of death row inmate Barbara Graham in I Want to Live! (1958). For her ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Susan Hayward

Academy Award for Best Actress Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 5x Academy Award for Best Actress
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Movies with Susan Hayward as Actress(67)

as Self (archive footage)2018 Storm in My Heart
as Dr. Maggie Cole1972 Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole
as Elizabeth Reilly1972 The Revengers
as Jessie Fitzgerald1972 Heat of Anger
as Mrs. Sheridan1967 The Honey Pot
as Helen Lawson1967 Valley of the Dolls
as Self (archive footage)1965 Hollywood My Home Town
as Valerie Hayden Miller1964 Where Love Has Gone
as Laura Pember1963 Stolen Hours
as Christine Allison1962 I Thank a Fool
as Rae Smith1961 Back Street
as Content Delville1961 The Marriage-Go-Round
as 'Gone with the Wind' screen test (archive footage) (uncredited)1961 Hollywood: The Selznick Years
as Ada Gillis1961 Ada
as Mary Sharron1959 Woman Obsessed
as Gabrielle Dauphin1959 Thunder in the Sun
as Barbara Graham1958 I Want to Live!
as Dorothy 'Dottie' Peale1957 Top Secret Affair
as Bortai1956 The Conqueror
as Mrs. Jane Hoyt1955 Soldier of Fortune
as Lillian Roth1955 I'll Cry Tomorrow
as Katie O'Neill1955 Untamed
as Leah Fuller1954 Garden of Evil
as Rachel Donaldson1953 The President's Lady
as Ellen Burton1953 White Witch Doctor
as Jane Froman1952 With a Song in My Heart
as Helen Street1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro
as Louise Merritt1952 The Lusty Men
as Mary Elizabeth Eden Thompson1951 I'd Climb the Highest Mountain
as Harriet Boyd1951 I Can Get It for You Wholesale
as Vinnie Holt1951 Rawhide
as Bathsheba1951 David and Bathsheba
as Eloise Winters1950 My Foolish Heart
as Cherokee Lansing1949 Tulsa
as Irene Bennett1949 House of Strangers
as Morna Dabney1948 Tap Roots
as Janet Busch1948 The Saxon Charm
as Verna Carlson1947 They Won't Believe Me
as Tina Bordereau1947 The Lost Moment
as Lucy Overmire1946 Canyon Passage
as June Goffe1946 Deadline at Dawn
as Constance Chesley1944 The Fighting Seabees
as Mildred Douglas1944 The Hairy Ape
as Janice Blair1944 And Now Tomorrow
as Molly Miller1944 Skirmish on the Home Front
as Jill Wright1943 Hit Parade of 1943
as Kate Benson1943 Young and Willing
as Charmian Kittredge1943 Jack London
as Drusilla Alston1942 Reap the Wild Wind
as Estelle Masterson1942 I Married a Witch
as Tana 'Butch' Mason1942 The Forest Rangers
as Genevieve in Priorities Skit1942 Star Spangled Rhythm
as Mrs. Mary Lewis1942 A Letter From Bataan
as Millie Pickens1941 Among the Living
as Hester Stoddard1941 Adam Had Four Sons
as Carol Hopkins1941 Sis Hopkins
as Judith Schofield1939 Our Leading Citizen
as Isobel Rivers1939 Beau Geste
as Betty McGlen1939 $1,000 a Touchdown
as Gloria Adams1938 Girls on Probation
as Amateur Actress (uncredited)1938 Comet Over Broadway
as Starlet at Table (uncredited)1937 Hollywood Hotel

TV Shows/Series with Susan Hayward as Actress(2)

as Self (archive footage)1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as herself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Full Name: Susan Hayward
Born: Saturday, 06/30 1917 (June) in Brooklyn, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Friday, 03/14 1975 (March) in Hollywood (aged: 57)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Prospect Heights High School, Erasmus Hall High School
Spouses (current/former): Jess Barker
Other names for Susan Hayward (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Сьюзен Хэйуорд"
"Edythe Marrenner"
Susan Hayward frequently works together with these people:
Lyle R. Wheeler (10x, Crew)
Hans Dreier (9x, Crew)
Ben Nye (9x, Crew)
Jackie Gleason (7x, Actor)
Leo Tover (7x, Crew)
Edith Head (7x, Crew)
Paul S. Fox (7x, Crew)
Charles LeMaire (7x, Crew)
Wally Westmore (6x, Crew)
Milton Krasner (6x, Crew)
Walter Wanger (6x, Crew)
Walter M. Scott (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1949, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2024