Margaret Sullavan a stage and Hollywood film actress

Margaret Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960) was an American stage and Hollywood film actress. Sullavan preferred working on the stage and made only sixteen movies, four of which were opposite James Stewart including the popular classic “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940). 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 Sullavan would only appear on the stage. Sullavan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in “Three Comrades” (1938). For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Margaret Sullavan has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 1751 Vine Street. She was inducted, posthumously, into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981.

Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan 1938

Margaret Sullavan 1938

Margaret Sullavan 1936 portrait

Margaret Sullavan 1936

Margaret Sullavan with Franchot Tone and Robert Taylor in "Three Comrades" (1938)

Margaret Sullavan with Franchot Tone and Robert Taylor in
“Three Comrades” (1938)

Margaret Sullavan with James Stewart in "The Shop Around The Corner" (1940)

Margaret Sullavan with James Stewart in
“The Shop Around The Corner” (1940)

 

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