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Susan Hayward

Susan Hayward

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Also Known As: Died: March 14, 1975
Born: June 30, 1918 Cause of Death: brain tumor
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1923:
Struck by a car and spent a year recovering from her injuries
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Worked as a model in the mid-1930s; photos appeared in <i>Saturday Evening Post</i> accompanying story on modeling agency handling her
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Met with David O Selznick in NYC about testing to play Scarlet O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind"; flown to Hollywood for a screen test
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Signed to a contract with Warner Bros.
1937:
Had bit part in "Hollywood Hotel"
1938:
Film acting debut in "Girls on Probation"
1941:
Played notable early leading or second lead roles in "Among the Living", "Reap the Wild Wind" and "I Married a Witch"
1947:
Received first Oscar nomination as Best Actress for "Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman"; star status consolidated by this time
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Made the annual exhibitors' list of top ten boxoffice stars, placing 9th two years in a row
1955:
Attempted suicide after custody battle with husband Jess Barker over their twins
1959:
Returned to the top ten boxoffice status poll; placed 10th
1964:
Last starring vehicle, "Where Love Has Gone"
1972:
Last film, "The Revengers"

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