Herbert Swope & Margaret Hayes

1945 - 1977
Margaret Hayes and Herbert Swope  

Herbert Swope and Margaret Hayes were married for 29 years before Margaret Hayes died, leaving behind her partner and 2 children.

They had 2 children, Herbert Bayard, "Rusty" and Tracy Brooks (71).


Herbert Swope is a 107 year old American Film/TV Producer born on 30th November, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius

American Actress Margaret Hayes was born Florette Regina Ottenheimer on 5th December, 1916 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA and passed away on 26th Jan 1977 Miami Beach, Florida, USA aged 60. She is most remembered for Blackboard Jungle (1955). Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1945 - 10th Oct 1947 2 years, 9 months
Married10th Oct 1947 - Jan 1977 29 years, 3 months
Total 1945 - Jan 1977 32 years

10 October 47
marries Herbert Bayard Swope, Jr., at the Municipal Building, New York City. He’ll become a producer-director.
Early February 49
her son, Herbert Bayard, "Rusty," is born at Harkness Pavilion, New York. He will become an actor.
20 February 52
her daughter, Tracy Brooks, is born in New York City. She will become an actress.
is nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Blackboard Jungle
July 56
is signed as a regular for the upcoming season of "Wyatt Earp"
February 58
claims her 20th Century-Fox producer-husband is no help to her career. "I love my husband and I’m proud of his work but I never mention I’m married to him when I go on interviews for parts."
April 58
hopes to organize a troupe of "non-glamour puss" actresses to go to Russia as part of the new cultural exchange program
August 58
attends the splash party at Romanoff’s after the premiere of The Big Country with her husband
October 60
she and Swope arrive in New York from the West Coast. Swope will confer with Jonathan Winters on their projected teleseries, "The Twist," which Swope will produce and direct, with Winters writing and starring. She is slated for several TV shows while in New York.
February 61
she and writer Thelma Schnee host a seance in Beverly Hills
February 62
while she and Rita Hayworth sneeze in an apartment they share at the Summit Hotel, a sneak thief makes off with a bag belonging to Margaret containing important papers, jewelry and cash
March 62
is in CBS-TV’s "Tonight in Samarkand" opposite James Mason and Janice Rule
April 64
her young son, Herbert Bayard Swope III, joins her daytime television soap opera "A Time for Us"
is on the New York stage in Fair Game for Lovers and Step on a Crack
becomes director of special events for Bergdorf Goodman’s stores
retires from the screen to design and sell jewelry in New York and Palm Beach, Florida, where she opens a boutique
amicably divorces Swope, who has become an international financier
December 73
is given a party by Carol Haussamen to celebrate her divorce from Swope
resides in Palm Beach, Florida
6 January 77
dies at age 63 at the Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, from cancer and hepatitis. Three children survive.

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Relationship Timeline

January, 1977 - Breakup

20th February, 1952 - Child

10th October, 1947 - Marriage

1945 - Hookup

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Herbert Swope
Margaret Hayes
Herbert Swope
Margaret Hayes
Age (at start of relationship)
Film/TV Producer


Herbert Bayard, "Rusty"Male
Tracy BrooksFemale20th February, 195271 years old



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