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Leland Hayward (1902–1971)

Leland Hayward was born on September 13, 1902 in Nebraska City, Nebraska, USA as William Leland Hayward. He is known for his work on Mister Roberts (1955), The Sound of Music (1965) and The Spirit of St. Louis (1957). He was married to Pamela Harriman, Mary Raye "Nancy" Gross, Margaret Sullavan and Inez (Lola) Gibbs. He died on March 18, 1971 in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Mister Roberts
Mister Roberts Producer
(1955)
The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music Miscellaneous Crew
(1965)
The Spirit of St. Louis
(1957)
The Old Man and the Sea
(1958)

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 1967 A Bell for Adano (TV Movie) (producer)
 1964 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 March 1964 (1964) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 6 March 1964 (1964) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 7 February 1964 (1964) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 31 January 1964 (1964) ... (executive producer)
 1963 General Foods Opening Night (TV Movie) (producer)
 1962 Golden Showcase (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Tonight in Samarkand (1962) ... (executive producer)
- Saturday's Children (1962) ... (executive producer)
 1962 The Good Years (producer)
 1960 The Fabulous Fifties (Documentary) (producer)
 1958 The Old Man and the Sea (producer)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis (producer)
 1955 Mister Roberts (producer)
 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Anything Goes (1954) ... (executive producer)
 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) (producer)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (10 credits)
Show Show Production manager (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: A Shot in the Dark. Comedy/farce. Note: later adapted as the second "Pink Panther" film, A Shot in the Dark (1964) starring Peter Sellers. Produced by Leland Hayward. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »
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An aviation enthusiast, in 1941, with financial backing from several in the Hollywood entertainment industry, he co-founded Southwest Airways, a regional carrier that linked several cities in California, Nevada and Oregon. In 1958, it became known as Pacific Air Lines and after a series of mergers, became part of Northwest Airlines, which was then bought by Delta in 2008. See more »

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