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Susan Hayward Overview:

Legendary actress, Susan Hayward, was born Edythe Marrenner on Jun 30, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY. Hayward died at the age of 57 on Mar 14, 1975 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery in Carrollton, GA.



Susan Hayward was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for I Want to Live! (as Barbara Graham) in 1958.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1947Best ActressSmash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)AngieNominated
1949Best ActressMy Foolish Heart (1949)Eloise WintersNominated
1952Best ActressWith a Song in My Heart (1952)Jane FromanNominated
1955Best ActressI'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)Lillian RothNominated
1958Best ActressI Want to Live! (1958)Barbara GrahamWon

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Susan Hayward's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #95 on Aug 10, 1951.

BlogHub Articles:

THE DUE DOUBLE FEATURE BLOGATHON: and Tyrone Power in Rawhide (1951) and Untamed (1955)

on Sep 22, 2017 From Caftan Woman

The Flapper Dame and Phyllis Loves Classic Movies have come up with a fabulous idea. It is The Duo Double Feature Blogathon, and it runs from September 22nd to September 24th. Two stars who worked in two films only. We'll have double bills for days! Day 1 June 30, 1917 - March... Read full article

The Lusty Men (1952) with and Robert Mitchum

By Orson De Welles on May 26, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! A Fast Buck… A Fast Bronc… A Fast Thrill! Here’s another example of somewhat misleading advertising.  Given the title of 1952’s The Lusty Men, you’d expect lots of romance, sexual intrigue and the like.  As is sometimes common in Hollywood the finished product has little re... Read full article

Star of the Month Guide:

By Amanda Garrett on Sep 3, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

TCM's September star of the month is fiery redhead . TCM is celebrating the career of with 27 movies airing each Thursday in September. Here's what you need to know about this determined actress. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the air times and /or movies, so you can go t... Read full article

I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951) with

By Orson De Welles on Aug 20, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! The spectacular rise of a woman in a man’s world! The late 1940s and early 1950s were a time of great social stress (even if most of it is forgotten now in the greater challenges which were overcome later). Women had gotten their first widespread taste of mainstream employment in s... Read full article

Actress Beauty Tip #32: diet

on Oct 5, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

This is the thirty-second installment of the monthly classic actress beauty tips that I have read about and tested. Actress stayed thin with a three day diet of eggs and tomatoes. This week I went on a diet for Comet Over Hollywood. Red-headed Academy Award winning actress Susan Haywar... Read full article

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Susan Hayward Quotes:

June Goth: Call me June. It rhymes with moon.

Valerie Hayden Miller: [receiving the advances of her drunken husband] You're not the first today, I'm just getting warmed up!

Eloise Winters: Poor Uncle Wiggily.

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Susan Hayward Facts
Interred at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Carrollton, Georgia, USA.

Reportedly did not get on at all with Bette Davis during the filming of Where Love Has Gone (1964).

Her first marriage to actor Jess Barker was a stormy one and ended with a bitter custody battle of her twin sons and a suicide attempt by Susan. Her second to rancher Eaton Chalkley was a long and happy one until he died suddenly of hepatitis nine years later. She left Hollywood for five years in deep mourning, returning in 1971.

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