Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan
1909 - 1960
Margaret Sullavan  American Actress

Margaret Sullavan dating history


Margaret Sullavan was previously married to Kenneth Wagg (1950 - 1960), Leland Hayward (1936 - 1949), William Wyler (1934 - 1936) and Henry Fonda (1931 - 1932).

Margaret Sullavan was in relationships with James Stewart (1932 - 1933), Jed Harris (1932) and Humphrey Bogart.


American Actress Margaret Sullavan was born Margaret Brooke Sullavan on 16th May, 1909 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA and passed away on 1st Jan 1960 New Haven, Connecticut, USA aged 50. She is most remembered for The Shop Around the Corner. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Margaret Sullavan was in an on-screen matchup with James Stewart in The Shop Around the Corner (1940).

Margaret Sullavan is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Actors from Virginia and American Episcopalians.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 13 years, 5 months 6 years, 8 months 1 year, 2 months
Dating3 92 years, 7 months 31 years, 2 months 1 year
Total7 92 years, 7 months 17 years, 2 months 1 year


First Name Margaret
Middle Name Brooke
Maiden Name Sullavan
Full Name at Birth Margaret Brooke Sullavan
Alternative Name Margaret Brooke Sullavan
Birthday 16th May, 1909
Birthplace Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Died 1st January, 1960
Place of Death New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Cause of Death Barbiturate overdose
Buried Saint Mary's Whitechapel Episcopal Churchyard
Height 5' 2½" (159 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Chatham Hall (1927)
University Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Shop Around the Corner
Year(s) Active 1929–1960
Brand Endorsement American Tobacco Company Lucky Strike cigarettes
Official Websites,
Father Cornelius Hancock (stockbroker)
Mother Garland Brooke
Family Member Brooke Hayward (daughter)(b:1937), Bridget Hayward (daughter)(b:1939-d:1960), William Leland "Bill" Hayward (son)(b:1941-d:2008)
Friend Jimmy Stewart, Henry Fonda (remained life long friends), Joan Crawford, Kent Smith, Charles Feldman

Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960) was an American actress of stage and film.

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Margaret Sullavan50 TaurusActress
Kenneth Wagg90 Pisces
Leland Hayward68 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
William Wyler79 CancerDirector
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
Jed Harris79 PiscesDirector
Henry Fonda77 TaurusActor
Humphrey Bogart57 CapricornActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
BrookeFemale5th July, 193787 years oldLeland Hayward
BridgetFemale10th February, 193985 years oldLeland Hayward
William LelandMale27th March, 194183 years oldLeland Hayward


Producers' Showcase1954Mary MatthewsTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951Isabel JardinTV Show
No Sad Songs for Me1950Mary ScottMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948Janet Layton WillsonTV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948KateTV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948Alexa TrentTV Show
Cry 'Havoc'1943Lieutenant SmithMovie
Back Street1941Ray SmithMovie
So Ends Our Night1941Ruth HollandMovie
Appointment for Love1941Dr. Jane AlexanderMovie
The Mortal Storm1940Freya RothMovie
The Shop Around the Corner1940Klara NovakMovie
The Shining Hour1938Judy LindenMovie
The Shopworn Angel1938Daisy HeathMovie
Three Comrades1938Patricia HollmannMovie
I Loved a Soldier1936Movie
Next Time We Love1936Cicely Hunt TylerMovie
The Moon's Our Home1936Cherry Chester / Sarah BrownMovie
The Good Fairy1935LuisaMovie
So Red the Rose1935Valette BedfordMovie
Little Man, What Now?1934Emma 'Lammchen' PinnebergMovie
Only Yesterday1933Mary LaneMovie
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wjerryzwjerryzFeb 23, 2018

Positively beautiful

wjerryzwjerryzOct 14, 2015

What a beautiful couple Jimmy Stewart and Margaret made

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