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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.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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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
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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:

Rawhide (1951): Tyrone Power and

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 20, 2020 From 4 Star Films

Though it’s easy for this film to be overshadowed by Clint Eastwood’s Rowdy Yates, in retrospect, Rawhide is a spare outpost western nevertheless loaded with tension and talent. It is set against the backdrop of a network of stagecoaches transporting mail across the continental United St... Read full article


March Madness #29:

By Kat_Selby on Mar 29, 2018 From All Good Things

Welcome to ALL GOOD THINGS! It's MARCH MADNESS! Visit daily to see a classic film Super-Star of the day - a personality renowned for portraying the really, really B.A.D. and also the sweetest-dearest-most darling! Day #28 results: KARL MALDEN fans prefer his gentler side. "Mitch" Mitchell ("S... Read full article


THE DUO 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 Day 2 Day 3 June 30... Read full article


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


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Susan Hayward Quotes:

Helen Lawson: [singing] It's my yard So I will try hard To welcome friends I've yet to know! Oh, I'll plant my own tree. My! Own! Tree! And I!
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Helen Lawson: Will!
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Helen Lawson: Make!
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Helen Lawson: It!
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Helen Lawson: Grow!


Eloise Winters: [to Walt and referring to her dress and Boise, Idaho] Does it look awfully "Boisey" to you?


Eloise Winters: Poor Uncle Wiggily.


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Susan Hayward Facts
Was diagnosed with brain cancer, allegedly the result of being exposed to dangerous radioactive toxins on location in Utah while making The Conqueror (1956). All the leads John Wayne, Agnes Moorehead, John Hoyt, Pedro Armendáriz, Hayward and the director Dick Powell died of cancer. The case is still a scandal.

Was born on the same day, and same place (Brooklyn N.Y) as singer Lena Horne .

Was the original choice to play Margo Channing in All About Eve (1950), but was dropped from the project after being considered too young. The part was then given to Claudette Colbert before being given to Bette Davis, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance.

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