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Hayward, Susan


Actress Susan Hayward was born June 30, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York. Hayward was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress in 1947, 1949, 1952, and 1955, she would win the 1958 Oscar for her performance of Barbara Graham in the movie, “I Want to Live!” - the story of a woman sentenced to die in the gas chamber for murder. In her later life, Hayward lived with her husband, Floyd Chalkey, in Carrollton, Georgia. She died in Hollywood, California on March 14, 1975. After her death, she was buried in Carrollton next to her husband. Her grave is simply marked, “Susan Hayward Chalkey.”

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