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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 The Sound of Music (1965), Mister Roberts (1955) 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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 1965 The Sound of Music (originally produced on the stage by)
 1964 Goodbye Charlie (stage producer)
 1964 Ensign Pulver (stage producer)
 1964 A Shot in the Dark (stage producer)
 1962 Gypsy (based upon the stage play produced by)
 1960 Who Was That Lady? (stage producer: New York)
 1958 South Pacific (originally produced on the stage by)
 1955 Mister Roberts (produced on the stage by)
 1953 Call Me Madam (stage producer)
 1948 State of the Union (stage producer)
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"The Sound of Music" (1959 - Broadway musical play). Producer. Music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and starring Mary Martin. Later adapted into smash hit film The Sound of Music (1965) starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

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Father of actress Brooke Hayward. See more »

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