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About Joan Fontaine
Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland, professionally known as Joan Fontaine, was a talented British-American actress. She is best known for her roles in cinemas during the classical era of Hollywood.
She started professionally acting on stage in 1935 and got her debut lead role in the film “The Man Who Found Himself” in 1937.
In 1978, she published an autobiography titled “No Bed of Roses”.
She was born to Walter de Havilland and Lilian Augusta Ruse de Havilland Fontaine. She had a sister called Olivia de Havilland.
In 1946, she and actor William Dozier got married and welcomed a daughter named Deborah Leslie two years later. They separated in 1949. In 1951, she adopted a Peruvian girl known as Martita.
She won the award for “Best Actress” in 1941 at the NYFCC Awards. She also won the “Best Actress” award at the 1942 Academy Awards.
She got married and separated four times.
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Joan Fontaine's Popularity
Joan Fontaine was a famous Japanese-American actress, who was born on October 22, 1917. As a person born on this date, Joan Fontaine is listed in our database as the 29th most popular celebrity for the day (October 22) and the 11th most popular for the year (1917).
People born on October 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Joan Fontaine is the 708th most popular Libra.
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