Leland Hayward


Talent Agent

Biography

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Mister Roberts (1955) - Disharmony Aboard This Ship Henry Fonda, who won the Tony on Broadway in the same title role, takes a startling, indecent dressing down from James Cagney (the always-nameless “Captain,”), standing up for his crew (Ken Curtis et al) and his right to seek a transfer, in Mister Roberts, 1955, from Joshua Logan’s play, from the book by Thomas Heggen.
Mister Roberts (1955) - Is That Your Battleship? Henry Fonda (title character) joined by Jack Lemmon (in his Best Supporting Actor award-winning role) as scalawag Ensign Pulver, who’s ashore on a ruse, to visit the nurses he and the crew have been ogling with binoculars, met by Betsy Palmer as Lt. Girard and her team, in the “safe area of the Pacific,” April, 1945, in Mister Roberts, 1955.
Mister Roberts (1955) - Preferably Aboard A Destroyer A hefty first scene, from the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan, for the title character (Henry Fonda) discussing his dilemma with wise Doc (William Powell), from Mister Roberts, 1955, in a segment directed by Mervyn LeRoy, who replaced John Ford.
Spirit Of St. Louis, The (1957) - Rio Rita Opening sequence with prologue, introducing first friend Frank (Bartlett Robinson) then the hero (James Stewart), in Billy Wilder's hagiographic adaption of Charles Lindbergh's memoir, The Spirit Of St. Louis, 1957.
Old Man And The Sea, The (1958) - He Can't Keep This Up Forever Director John Sturges and screenwriter Peter Viertel relying on writer Ernest Hemingway’s hybrid use of third person narrative with the protagonists’s comments to himself, Spencer Tracy (title character) finally hooks a fish, in the waters off Cuba, in The Old Man And The Sea, 1958.
Old Man And The Sea, The (1958) - He Had Gone Eighty Four Days Spencer Tracy talking about himself, the fisherman Santiago, and the boy (Felipe Pazos Jr.), introducing John Sturges' production from the Ernest Hemingway novella, The Old Man And The Sea, 1958.
Spirit Of St. Louis, The - Have You Got A Name? "Slim" Lindbergh (James Stewart as the legendary aviator), with pal Harry (Robert Cornthwaite) making the introductions, pitches his idea to St. Louis businessmen led by Bixby (David Orrick), early in Billy Wilder's The Spirit Of St. Louis, 1957.
Spirit Of St. Louis, The - Graduation Picture Montage covering the final preparations of the plane in San Diego and the test flight, Lindbergh (James Stewart) rallying the crew, but interrupted by partner Frank (Bartlett Robinson), in Billy Wilder's The Spirit Of St. Louis. 1957.

Family

Brooke Hayward
Daughter
Bill Hayward
Son
Bridget Hayward
Daughter
Commited suicide in 1960.

Companions

Margaret Sullavan
Wife
Married November 15, 1936; divorced.
Pamela Churchill
Wife
Married May 4, 1960; former wife of Randolph Churchill.

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