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Margaret Sullavan (1909–1960)


Born in Norfolk, Virginia to wealthy stockbroker Cornelius Hancock Sullavan and heiress Garland Council Sullavan, Margaret Brooke overcame a muscle weakness in her childhood to go on to become a rebellious teenager at posh private schools. She went on to perform with the University Players at Harvard and made her Broadway debut in Hello, Lola in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Shop Around the Corner
(1940)
The Mortal Storm
The Mortal Storm Freya Roth
(1940)
Three Comrades
Three Comrades Patricia Hollmann
(1938)
The Good Fairy
The Good Fairy Luisa 'Lu' Ginglebuscher
(1935)

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(6/14/35) Radio: Guest on "Hollywood Hotel", NBC Blue Network See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Perhaps I'll get used to this bizarre place called Hollywood, but I doubt it.

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Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 31, a son William Hayward on March 27, 1941. Child's father was her 3rd husband, Leland Hayward. See more »

Trademark:

Husky voice

Star Sign:

Taurus

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