Leland Hayward
American talent agent
Leland Hayward
Leland Hayward was a Hollywood and Broadway agent and theatrical producer. He produced the original Broadway stage productions of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific and The Sound of Music.
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The Making of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific - Blu-ray.com
Google News - over 5 years
Leland Hayward, who was a top theatrical agent (whose clients included Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Henry Fonda and Helen Hayes) visited Logan during this Miami trip. He was reported to say, "Josh, we have got to buy this sonofabitch
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THE OUT OF STEP COUPLE - Express.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
He even wrote to his agent Leland Hayward to protest. “What's all this talk about teamed with Ginger Rogers? I will not have it, Leland. I'd rather not make any more pictures for RKO if I have to be teamed up with one of those movie 'queens'
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Katharine Hepburn Connecticut property on sale for US$28 million - RealEstateRama (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
In fact, one RKO scout, Leland Hayward, was so impressed with her performance he asked her to do a screen test for the movie ‘A Bill of Divorcement’. After seeing the screen test, RKO agreed to cast her in the leading role
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Klemm Real Estate listing two new properties - Torrington Register Citizen
Google News - over 5 years
NEW PRESTON — Klemm Real Estate has just listed the home of Peter Duchin, society band leader and son of Eddy Duchin, and Brooke Hayward Duchin, author of the best-selling book Haywire and daughter of Broadway producer Leland Hayward and actress
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CINQUANT'ANNI DALLA MORTE DI HEMINGWAY E DI CÉLINE - LETTERATITUDINE di Massimo Maugeri (Blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Lo stesso anno Leland Hayward gli offrì di pubblicare su un numero unico di Life, con uscita in settembre, The Old Man and the Sea mentre Adriana Ivancich disegnò la copertina del libro per l'editore Scribner che pubblicò il romanzo nello stesso anno
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Five Things You Need to Know Today: A Brooke Hayward Q&A, Battling Blood ... - Patch.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Tonight at 7:30 pm, Hayward – the daughter of elite Hollywood couple Margaret Sullavan and Leland Hayward – will participate in a Q&A session at the Jacob Burns film festival along with longtime friend and Academy Award-nominated director Buck Henry
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THE DVD SHELF: TV Versions of "Kiss Me, Kate," "Anything Goes" and "Fiddler ... - Playbill.com
Google News - almost 6 years
This was devised by Leland Hayward, who was asked by NBC to come up with something special. Hayward, producer of the Ethel Merman vehicle Call Me Madam and the Merman & Martin segment of the Ford 50th Anniversary Show, decided that Merman should
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Paid Notice: Deaths BEACH, DENNY
NYTimes - over 6 years
BEACH--Denny. Passed August 31 after reaching her 100th birthday. She represented many famous theatrical personalities and worked with Leland Hayward, Baron Poland, and Burt Martinson. She was active in the movies, theater. and the New York City Ballet. Her elegance, charm, and sharp wit will be missed by all who knew her. Howard Zipser, Trustee
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Paid Notice: Deaths BEACH, DENNY
NYTimes - over 6 years
BEACH--Denny. Passed August 31 after reaching her 100th birthday. She represented many famous theatrical personalities and worked with Leland Hayward, Baron Poland, and Burt Martinson. She was active in the movies, theater. and the New York City Ballet. Her elegance, charm, and sharp wit will be missed by all who knew her. Howard Zipser, Trustee
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Dennis Hopper, Prolific Hollywood Rebel, Dies at 74
NYTimes - over 6 years
Dennis Hopper, who was part of a new generation of Hollywood rebels in portrayals of drug-addled misfits in the landmark films ''Easy Rider,''''Apocalypse Now'' and ''Blue Velvet'' and then went on to great success as a prolific character actor, died on Saturday at his home in Venice, Calif. He was 74. The cause was complications from metastasized
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ADVERTISING; Magazine Sets a Stage to Lift Up Women
NYTimes - almost 7 years
AMONG the impresarios of the theater, there are David Merrick, Harold Prince, Leland Hayward and Good Housekeeping. Good Housekeeping? As in the magazine? Indeed. Executives there are producing a show, to be staged at the New York City Center, that will pay tribute to the achievements of women who have inspired, informed, educated, captivated and
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William L. Hayward, 66, Film and Television Producer
NYTimes - almost 9 years
William L. Hayward, a lawyer and producer whose best-known films include ''Haywire,'' a television movie based on a memoir by his sister Brooke about their charmed, tragic Hollywood family, was found dead on March 9 at his home in Castaic, Calif. He was 66. The cause was a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County
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Hepburn, Revisited
NYTimes - almost 10 years
KATHARINE Hepburn, who demolished brontosaurus skeletons and male egos in ''Bringing Up Baby'' and held her own with the King of England in ''The Lion in Winter,'' would have been 100 today. When she died four years ago at 96, she was hailed as an American icon, celebrated for her strength and independence. But there was another side to Hepburn,
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Hepburn & Hepburn
NYTimes - over 10 years
KATE The Woman Who Was Hepburn. By William J. Mann. Illustrated. 621 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30. ENCHANTMENT The Life of Audrey Hepburn. By Donald Spoto. Illustrated. 352 pp. Harmony Books. $25.95. If Katharine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn ever met, the encounter has gone unrecorded in two new biographies of the namesake stars, who probably had
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BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Bringing Up Hepburn: Going Beyond the Screen
NYTimes - over 10 years
Kate The Woman Who Was Hepburn By William J. Mann Illustrated. 621 pages. Henry Holt & Company. $30. William J. Mann, Katharine Hepburn's latest biographer, says Hepburn's father was still paying her bills when this feisty, starchy, no-nonsense American idol was 43. Not that there was anything wrong with this: he used his daughter's paychecks to
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THEATER; 'Mister Roberts' Goes To Washington
NYTimes - almost 12 years
WORLD War II is ending, and Lt. Douglas Roberts, the cargo officer of a beleaguered ship in a backwater of the South Pacific, wants just two things: a transfer to a destroyer in the thick of the action against the Japanese, and liberty for the 167 desperate men who have been kept aboard his ship for 18 straight months by their tyrannical captain.
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Peter Zeisler, 81, Co-Founder of Guthrie
NYTimes - about 12 years
Peter Zeisler, who helped found the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and was for many years executive director of the Theater Communications Group, the national advocacy and service organization for nonprofit theaters, died on Sunday at his home in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. He was 81. The cause was heart failure, said Lindy Zesch, a friend and former
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Leland Hayward
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1971
    Age 68
    After suffering several strokes, Hayward died at his home, Haywire, in Yorktown Heights, New York, on March 18, 1971.
    More Details Hide Details Hayward was married five times.
  • 1963
    Age 60
    Hayward later produced That Was The Week That Was, a groundbreaking American adaptation of a British television show, from 1963–1965.
    More Details Hide Details Hayward's interest in aviation led to his co-founding, in 1941, Southwest Airways, with financial help from his Hollywood friends.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1960
    Age 57
    On May 4, 1960, hours after his divorce from Hawks was final, Hayward married Pamela Churchill in Carson City, Nevada.
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  • 1958
    Age 55
    In 1958 Hayward was introduced to Pamela Churchill, the mistress of Elie de Rothschild.
    More Details Hide Details He proposed to her the following year.
  • FORTIES
  • 1946
    Age 43
    Hayward's marriage to Sullavan came to an end in 1946, and he married Slim Hawks three years later.
    More Details Hide Details Their marriage became strained after Slim had a one-night stand with Frank Sinatra and a longer affair with Peter Viertel.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1938
    Age 35
    In 1938, Hayward met Slim Hawks, then wife of film director Howard Hawks.
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  • 1936
    Age 33
    Hayward married stage and screen actress Margaret Sullavan, formerly married to Henry Fonda, in 1936. They had three children: Brooke, born July 5, 1937, who was married to actor Dennis Hopper from 1961–69; Bridget (1939–1960), who committed suicide by overdose in October 1960, less than a year after her mother's death by overdose; and William, born 1941, who committed suicide March 20, 2008, by shooting himself in the heart.
    More Details Hide Details The family's dysfunctional life had been memorialized in daughter Brooke's memoir, Haywire. Hayward's grandchildren include Marin Hopper, Brooke Hayward's daughter by actor/director Dennis Hopper; William and Jeffrey Thomas, from Brooke Hayward's first marriage to writer Michael Thomas; and Leland William Hayward and Bridget Pamela Hayward, William Hayward's children from his marriage to Rita Marie Rosate. His great-grandchildren include William Leland Hayward V, Amelia James Hayward, Anna and Cooper Thomas, Violet Hayward Goldstone, Jack Munn, Cooper Hayward, and Ryan Hayward.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1921
    Age 18
    In 1921 he married the debutante Lola Gibbs. They divorced one year later, remarried and divorced again in 1934.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1902
    Born
    Born on September 13, 1902.
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