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Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960; studio publicity incorrectly reported her year of birth as 1911) was an American stage and film actress. Sullavan started her career on the stage in 1929. In 1933 she caught the attention of movie director John M. Stahl and had her debut on the screen that same year in Only Yesterday.

Margaret Sullavan preferred working on the stage and did only 16 movies. She retired from the screen in the early forties, but returned in 1950 to make her last movie, No Sad Songs For Me (1950), in which she plays a woman who is dying of cancer. For the rest of her career she would only appear on the stage.

Sullavan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Three Comrades (1938). She died of an overdose of barbiturates on January 1, New Year's Day, 1960, at the age of 50.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Margaret Sullavan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960; studio publicity incorrectly reported her year of birth as 1911) was an American stage and film actress. Sullavan started her career on the stage in 1929. In 1933 she caught the attention of movie director John M. Stahl and had her debut on the screen that same year in Only Yesterday.

Margaret Sullavan preferred working on the stage and did only 16 movies. She retired from the screen in the early forties, but returned in 1950 to make her last movie, No Sad Songs For Me (1950), in which she plays a woman who is dying of cancer. For the rest of her career she would only appear on the stage.

Sullavan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Three Comrades (1938). She died of an overdose of barbiturates on January 1, New Year's Day, 1960, at the age of 50.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Margaret Sullavan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 20

Birthday 1909-05-16

Day of Death 1960-01-01

Place of Birth Norfolk, Virginia, United States

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (2 episodes)
1950 No Sad Songs for Me as Mary Scott
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)
1943 Cry 'Havoc' as Lieutenant Smith
1941 Appointment for Love as Jane Alexander
1941 So Ends Our Night as Ruth Holland
1941 Back Street as Ray Smith
1940 The Mortal Storm as Freya Roth
1940 The Shop Around the Corner as Klara Novak
1938 The Shining Hour as Judy Linden
1938 The Shopworn Angel as Daisy Heath
1938 Three Comrades as Patricia Hollmann
1936 The Moon's Our Home as Cherry Chester / Sarah Brown
1936 Next Time We Love as Cicely Hunt Tyler
1935 So Red the Rose as Valette Bedford
1935 The Good Fairy as Luisa Ginglebuscher
1934 Little Man, What Now? as Emma 'Lammchen' Pinneberg
1933 Only Yesterday as Mary Lane

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