Margaret Brooke Sullavan came of to an old rich family from Virginia. It visited best Privatschulen and began with that theatre plays at Harvard University. Later it played with a group of student theatres in Massachusetts, to which also James Stewart and Henry Fonda belonged. At Broadway it debütierte 1931 and later always returned the stages Broadway.
It locked 1933 a contract with universal and became already with its first role in the strip Only Yesterday the largest star of the Studios. The following roles were however artistically little fastidious and the actress left 1936 the Studio, which could be saved in the same year with Deanna Durbin from the financial ruin.
Starting from 1938 the actress under a contract turned with MGM, where she supplied one of her best representations at the side of Robert Taylor 1938 to Three Comrades. In the same year it arose beside Joan Crawford in The Shining Hour . The Schauspierlin became known to a broad public only, when her beside Charles Boyer in the Remake of bake Street arose.
The actress created it never durably to get their turbulent private life into the grasp. 1931 married it Henry Fonda. The marriage held however only two months. From short duration also its second marriage with the director was William Wyler, which lasted from 1934 to 1936. Somewhat longer, but not their living together with her third married man the play agent and film producer Leland Hayward from 1936 was less difficult to 1947. The pair had three children. The children suffered much from the marriage, and daughter Bridget committed late suicide. She was a friend of Peter Fonda, the son of their first married man, who designated its daughter Bridget Fonda later after it. Daughter Brooke Hayward noted family history under the title Haywire. In the television adaptation of 1980 Lee Remick played the role of Margaret Sullavan.
Maragaret Sullavan was unconscious found at the age by 49 years in the New Year's Night years 1960 in a hotel in new Haven, Connecticut. The unconsciousness was due to an overdose of bar bit urates , which led also to its imminent death. It lies near to assume a suicide with the determined sleeping drugs; as official cause of death however an accident was determined.
- 1933 - Only Yesterday - direction: John M. Steel
- 1934 - Small man, which now? - Direction: Franc Borzage (American version of the novel of Hans Fallada)
- 1935 - The Good Fairy - direction: William Wyler (with harsh ore marshal after the piece of Ferenc Molnár)
- 1935 - in such a way talk the rose - direction: King Vidor (film script: Maxwell Anderson one)
- 1936 - NEXT Time incoming goods Love - direction: Edward H. Griffith (with James Stewart and Ray Milland)
- 1936 - The Moon's Our Home - direction: William A. Seiter (with Henry Fonda)
- 1938 - Three Comrades - direction: Franc Borzage (with Robert Taylor)
- 1938 - The Shopworn fishing rod - direction: H. C. Potter (with James Stewart, walter Pidgeon and Hattie McDaniel)
- 1938 - The Shining Hour - direction: Franc Borzage (with Joan Crawford, Robert Young and Melvyn Douglas)
- 1940 - The Shop Around the Corner - direction: Ernst Lubitsch (with James Stewart)
- 1940 - The Mortal Storm - direction: Franc Borzage (with James Stewart and Robert Young)
- 1941 - bake Street - direction: Robert Stevenson (with Charles Boyer)
- 1941 - so Ends Our Night - direction: John Cromwell (with Fredric March, Frances DTE and Glenn Ford)
- 1941 - Appointment for Love - direction: William A. Seiter (with Charles Boyer)
- 1943 - Cry Havoc - direction: Smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Thorpe (with Ann Sothern)
- 1950 - NO Sad Songs For ME - direction: Rudolph Maté (with Viveca Lindfors and Natalie Wood)
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|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Margaret Brooke Sullavan|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||US-American actress|
|DATE OF BIRTH||16. May 1911|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Norfolk (Virginia)|
|DYING DATE||1. January 1960|
|DYING PLACE||new Haven (Connecticut)|