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Susan Hayward Fast Facts:
Modeled as a teenager, appearing in The Saturday Evening Post.
Her audition for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in
Gone With the Wind
resulted not in a part but in an eventual contract with Warner Bros.
Furthered the stereotype of the "fiery redhead" by becoming famous for playing strong women who triumphed over adversity in films such as
With a Song in My Heart
I'll Cry Tomorrow
I Want to Live
(1958), the last of which earned her an Oscar.
Engaged in a contentious divorce and child-custody battle with first husband, actor Jess Barker.
Died of a brain tumor.
Susan Hayward Relationships:
Florence - Sister
Gregory Barker - Son
Ellen Marrener - Mother
Walter Marrener Jr. - Brother
Walter Marrener - Father
Jess Barker - Ex-husband
Eaton Chalkley - Husband (deceased)
Timothy Barker - Son
Susan Hayward Awards:
1953 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
1959 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
1958 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
1949 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
1952 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
1953 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
1947 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
1955 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
1953 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy - Winner
1956 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
1959 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
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