Brooke Hayward

Actress + Writer
Born Jul 5, 1937

Brooke Hayward is an American actress and writer.

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  • Actress Deborah Raffin Dies At Age 59
    Huffington Post - Nov 23, 2012
  • Jennifer Rivera: The Gotham Chamber Opera: When Small Is The Next Big Thing
    Huffington Post - Oct 17, 2012
  • Excerpt; Excerpt Rebels In Paradise By Hunter Drohojowska Philp
    NYTimes - Aug 19, 2011
  • Her Life Since Then: Different Views Of It New York Times
    Google News - Aug 18, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Brooke Hayward.


1937 Birth Born on July 5, 1937.


1956 19 Years Old Hayward, whose famous stepmothers include Nancy, Lady Keith (aka Slim Keith) and Pamela Harriman, was married to Michael M. Thomas from July 1956 until their July 1960 divorce; they had two children.


1961 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Debuting in Burt Balaban's 1961 film, Mad Dog Coll, Hayward had a brief acting career.
1964 27 Years Old She made a memorable performance in the Twilight Zone episode "The Masks" in March 1964. … Read More


1977 40 Years Old In 1977, Hayward wrote Haywire, a childhood memoir that expounded on her family, the mental breakdown of her mother and sister, and her own personal demons.


1993 56 Years Old Her last screen appearance was in a small role in John Guare's 1993 film adaptation of Six Degrees of Separation, with Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, and Will Smith.


2008 71 Years Old …  Hayward's younger brother, Bill, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on March 9, 2008.
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