from Three Comrades (1938)
|Born||Margaret Brooke Sullavan|
May 16, 1909
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 1960 (aged 50)|
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Henry Fonda (1931-1932)|
Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960) was an Academy Award-nominated American actress. Three Comrades 1938 is a Drama film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Joseph L Events 1204 - Baldwin IX Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire. Year 1909 ( MCMIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Norfolk is an Independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States The United States of America —commonly referred to as the New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Connecticut ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Henry Jaynes Fonda ( May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American Academy Award -winning Film and William Wyler ( July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was a four-time Academy Award -winning motion picture director Leland Hayward ( September 13, 1902 – March 18, 1971) was a popular powerful and wealthy Hollywood and Broadway Events 1204 - Baldwin IX Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire. Year 1909 ( MCMIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film.
Sullavan was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of a wealthy stockbroker, Cornelius Sullavan and his wife Garland Brooke. Norfolk is an Independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States The Commonwealth of Virginia ( is an American state A stock broker or stockbroker is a qualified and regulated professional who buys and sells shares and other securities through Market makers or She attended boarding school at Chatham Episcopal Institute (now Chatham Hall), where she was president of the student body and delivered the salutory oration in 1927. Chatham Hall is an all-girls college-preparatory boarding school located in Chatham, Virginia, United States. She moved to Boston and lived with her half-sister, Weedie, and where she became involved with the Harvard Dramatic Club. She debuted in Close Up in 1929. Another member of the class was Henry Fonda. Henry Jaynes Fonda ( May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American Academy Award -winning Film and Charlie Leatherbee and Joshua Logan were in the audience and invited her to join them in Falmouth, Massachusetts to be in the University Players. Joshua Lockwood Logan III ( October 5, 1908 &ndash July 12, 1988) was an American stage and Film director and Writer Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. She appeared in their first production, The Devil in the Cheese, her debut in the professional stage. Eventually she was cast by Lee Shubert in her first Broadway play, A Modern Virgin (1931). Levi "Lee" Shubert ( March 25 1871 – December 25 1953) was a Polish-born American theatre owner/operator and Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Year 1931 ( MCMXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Sullavan arrived in Hollywood on May 16, 1933, her 24th birthday. Her film debut came in 1933 in Only Yesterday and she received her sole Oscar nomination as Best Actress for the WWI-era romance Three Comrades (1938). Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. Three Comrades 1938 is a Drama film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Joseph L She co-starred in four films with James Stewart, with whom she and Fonda had acted in a stock company when they were all unknowns: Next Time We Love (1936), The Shopworn Angel (1938), The Mortal Storm and The Shop Around the Corner (both 1940). James Maitland Stewart (20 May 1908 – 2 July 1997 popularly known as Jimmy Stewart, was an American Film and stage Actor The Shopworn Angel is a 1938 American Drama film directed by H The Mortal Storm is a 1940 film that was one of the most direct anti- Nazi Hollywood films released before the American entry into the The Shop Around the Corner ( 1940) is a Romantic comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch, and starring James Stewart and Margaret Other major films during this period include Little Man, What Now? (1934), The Good Fairy (1935, directed by Wyler), The Shining Hour (1938, with Joan Crawford), So Ends Our Night, Back Street, Appointment for Love (all 1941) and Cry 'Havoc' (1943). Little Man What Now? ( German title Kleiner Mann was nun?) is a novel by Hans Fallada, which was first published in 1932 the year before Adolf Hitler's The Shining Hour is a 1938 MGM film based on a 1934 play by Keith Winter. Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; ( March 23, 1905 - May 10, 1977) Crawford was signed to a motion picture Back Street is a 1941 film made by Universal Pictures, directed by Robert Stevenson. Appointment for Love is a 1941 film made by Universal Pictures, directed by William A Cry 'Havoc ( 1943) is a dramatic film produced by MGM and directed by Richard Thorpe.
Her last screen performance was in the film No Sad Songs for Me (1950), directed by Rudolph Maté and written by Howard Koch. The year 1950 in film involved some significant events Events February 15 - Walt Disney Studios Rudolph Maté ( 21 January 1898 – 27 October 1964) born Rudolf Matheh or Mayer, was an accomplished Cinematographer Howard Koch is the name of Howard Koch (screenwriter (1902-1995 American screenwriter Howard W She came out of retirement in 1952 to appear in Terence Rattigan's drama The Deep Blue Sea on Broadway, followed the next year by the Broadway premiere of Samuel A. Taylor's comedy Sabrina Fair. Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan ( June 10 1911 – November 30 1977) was one of England 's most popular 20th century Dramatists The Deep Blue Sea ( 1952) is a play by Terence Rattigan. Premiering in London on 6 March 1952, it was praised by critics Samuel A Taylor ( June 13, 1912 &ndash May 26, 2000) was an American Playwright and Screenwriter. Sabrina Fair (subtitled "A Woman Of The World" is a Romantic comedy written by Samuel A She also appeared on TV in Chevrolet Tele-Theater, Studio One, Magnavox Theater, and Schlitz Playhouse of Stars. Studio One is a long-running American dramatic radio - television Anthology series, created in 1947 by the 26-year-old Canadian Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is a weekly anthology Television series that was broadcast Friday nights on CBS from 1951 until She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1751 Vine Street. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a Sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood Los Angeles California, USA, that
Sullavan was married four times. She married Henry Fonda on December 25, 1931. Henry Jaynes Fonda ( May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American Academy Award -winning Film and Events 274 - Roman Emperor Aurelian Year 1931 ( MCMXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The marriage ended the following year, although Sullavan and "Hank" remained lifelong friends. Her next marriage, to director William Wyler, was equally brief. William Wyler ( July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was a four-time Academy Award -winning motion picture director Her third marriage, to agent and producer Leland Hayward, lasted eleven years and produced three children: Brooke, born July 5, 1937; Bridget, born 1939; and William Leland, born 1941. Leland Hayward ( September 13, 1902 – March 18, 1971) was a popular powerful and wealthy Hollywood and Broadway William, a lawyer and producer whose best-known films include "Easy Rider" and “Haywire,” a television movie based on a memoir by his sister Brooke about their charmed, tragic Hollywood family, was found dead on March 9, 2008 at his home in Castaic, Calif. He was 66. Death has been ruled a suicide (gunshot wound to his heart).
Sullavan and Hayward divorced in 1947, and three years later she married Kenneth Wagg, an English investment banker, 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 hard of hearing. In the fields of Psychology and Psychiatry, the terms depression or depressed refer to both expected and pathologically chronic or severe A congenital disorder is a disease or disorder that is present at birth Otosclerosis is an abnormal growth of bone of the Middle ear which can result in Hearing loss. On January 1, 1960, 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. Barbiturates are drugs that act as central nervous system Depressants and by virtue of this they produce a wide spectrum of effects from mild Sedation (Her daughter Bridget died nine months later from an overdose. )
Her daughter, actress Brooke Hayward, wrote Haywire, a memoir about her family. Brooke Hayward ( July 5, 1937 -) American actress and author First wife of Dennis Hopper and current wife of Peter Duchin.  It was made into a television movie starring Lee Remick. Lee Ann Remick ( December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an Academy Award - and Tony Award -nominated American film and
|NYFCC Award for Best Actress|
for Gone with the Wind