Ask AP: Susan Hayward

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on July 1, 2010

What can you tell me about actress Susan Hayward?
May Farotte, Gilroy, Calif.

The Brooklyn-born redhead appeared in 60 films from the late 1930s to the early 1970s, including Beau Geste, Reap the Wild Wind, The Conqueror, Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman, My Foolish Heart, With a Song in My Heart and I’ll Cry Tomorrow. After five nominations, she won a Best Actress Oscar in 1958 for her portrayal of real-life California death row inmate Barbara Graham in I Want To Live! Hayward died in 1975 of brain cancer at age 57.