Margaret Sullavan

Sullavan in 1940 Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960) was an American stage and film actress.

She began her career onstage in 1929 with the University Players on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. In 1933, she caught the attention of film director John M. Stahl and made her screen debut that same year in ''Only Yesterday''. She continued to be successful on stage and film, best known for ''The Shop Around the Corner''.

Sullavan preferred working on the stage and made only 16 films, four of which were opposite close friend James Stewart in a popular partnership that included ''The Mortal Storm'' and ''The Shop Around the Corner''. Stewart and Sullavan were also close friends of Henry Fonda, to whom Sullavan was married from 1931 to 1933. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in ''Three Comrades'' (1938). In the early 1940s, she retired from the screen to devote herself to her children and stage work. She returned to the screen in 1950 to make her last film, ''No Sad Songs for Me'', in which she played a woman dying of cancer. For the rest of her career, she appeared only on the stage. Popular stage portrayals included Terry Randall in ''Stage Door'', Sally Middleton in ''The Voice of the Turtle'' and Sabrina Fairchild in ''Sabrina Fair''. Provided by Wikipedia
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