Susan Hayward

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Susan Hayward during 1940s
Susan Hayward during 1959 Oscars

Susan Hayward (30 June 1917 — 14 March 1975) was an American actress. Her original name was Edythe Marrenner. She began her career as a fashion model in New York City. She began acting in Hollywood in 1937. She played Janice Blair in And Now Tomorrow. For her role as Lillian Roth in the movie I'll Cry Tomorrow, she received a Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Hayward was born in Brooklyn, New York. She died of brain cancer at age 57. Hayward was born the same day as singer Lena Horne.