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About Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland (Olivia Mary de Havilland) was a British-American actress. She starred in many classic films and she was a sex symbol in the 40's. Before her death, she was the oldest living actor to have won an Academy Award. For several decades she was the only surviving cast member of the 1939 film, "Gone With the Wind".
Some of the popular works of de Havilland's cinematic career include "The Adventures of Robin", "To Each His Own", "The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex", and "The Heiress".
Her Personal Life
She was married twice – her first marriage was to a screenwriter named, Marcus Goodrich – their union spanned between 1946 and 1953. They had a son, Benjamin Goodrich, in September 1949.
From 1955 to 1979 she was married to Pierre Galante. Their union produced a daughter named, Gisèle Galante – she was born in 1956.
Her dad was a renowned patent attorney named, Walter de Havilland. Her mother, Lilian Fontaine, was very active in the movie industry. And her junior sister, Joan Fontaine (1917 to 2013), was also a popular award-winning actress.
De Havilland won the Academy Award (Oscar) for "Best Actress" for her performances in "To Each His Own" (1946) and "The Heiress" (1949). She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 1960.
In 2008, she was honored with the National Medal of Arts by former US president, George W. Bush.
She was born in Tokyo, Japan! She was affectionately known as “Livvie”.
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Famous quotes by Olivia de Havilland
Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realising that it is against all the rules of life. You can't be on top all the time, it isn't natural.Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland's Popularity
Olivia de Havilland was a famous British-American actress, who was born on July 1, 1916. As a person born on this date, Olivia de Havilland is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (July 1) and the 4th most popular for the year (1916).
People born on July 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Olivia de Havilland is the 448th most popular Cancer.
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