Margaret Sullavan (1911 - 1960)


Margaret Sullivan in Three Comrades

Deaths in FilmEdit

  • Only Yesterday (1933) [Mary Lane]: Dies of heart failure after saying goodbye to her son (Jimmy Butler) on her deathbed.
  • Three Comrades (1938) [Patricia 'Pat' Hollmann]: Dies of pneumonia (on top of tuberculosis) after deliberately walking out onto the balcony in the cold winter air; she dies shortly afterwards as Robert Taylor kneels by her side.
  • The Mortal Storm (1940) [Freyna Roth]: Shot by Nazi soldiers while fleeing through the Alps; she dies in James Stewart's arms shortly afterwards. (Thanks to Mac)
  • Back Street (1941) [Ray Smith]: Dies of natural causes; compounded by grief over Charles Boyer's death.
  • No Sad Songs for Me (1960) [Mary Scott]: Dies of cancer.

Notable ConnectionsEdit

  • Ex-Mrs. Henry Fonda.
  • Ex-Mrs. William Wyler (Director).
  • Ex-Mrs. Leland Hayward (Broadway Producer).
  • Mother of Brooke Hayward.