Olivia De Havilland


Born: 7/1/1916 in Tokyo, Japan
Died: 7/25/2020
Age: 104
Cause of death: natural causes

Full name: Olivia Mary de Havilland
Noted For: actress; Gone With the Wind (1939), To Each His Own (1946), The Fifth Musketeer. Won Academy awards for To Each His Own (Best actress, 1947) and The Heiress (Best actress, 1950). Older sister of actress Joan Fontaine. Successfully sued Warner Brothers over their forcing her to make up time for which they suspended her. The resulting "de Havilland decision" required movie studios to treat their performers more equitably (1946).

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