Susan Hayward

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  • Birth Name: Edythe Marrener
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/30/1918, Cancer
  • Date of Death: 03/14/1975
  • Profession: Actor
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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 (1952), I'll Cry Tomorrow (1956) and 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:
  • Walter Marrener - Father
  • Gregory Barker - Son
  • Ellen Marrener - Mother
  • Walter Marrener Jr. - Brother
  • Jess Barker - Ex-husband
  • Eaton Chalkley - Husband (deceased)
  • Timothy Barker - Son
  • Florence - Sister
  • Susan Hayward Awards:
  • 1959 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1953 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1955 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1949 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1952 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1958 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1953 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1947 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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