Born on June 30, 1917
From Brooklyn, New York
Susan Hayward as "Lillian Roth"
This acclaimed biopic tells the cautionary tale of Broadway star Lillian Roth (Susan Hayward), who by the age of 20 has risen to fame due to the efforts of her pushy mother. Though a success on stage, Lillian has her hopes of happiness dashed when her fiancé dies tragically, and responds to her loss by drinking. Alcoholism and a string of failed marriages destroy Lillian's career and ultimately leave her destitute. After a brush with death, however, Lillian resolves to return to the spotlight.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956)||Nominated||Foreign Actress|
|Academy Award (1955)||Nominated||Actress|