History Creator / OliviaDeHavilland

14th Sep '17 4:34:14 AM Kitchen90
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Olivia Mary de Havilland (born 1 July 1916) is an American actress. at age 101, she is one of the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal last living leading ladies]] of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood and has had a career spanning over 50 years. She won two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Actress during her illustrious career, first in 1946 for ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' and secondly in 1949 for ''[[Literature/WashingtonSquare The Heiress]]''. She is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' and appeared as well in other classics like ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood'', [[ThoseTwoActors many of them collaborating with]] Creator/ErrolFlynn.

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[[KnightFever Dame]] Olivia Mary de Havilland DBE (born 1 July 1916) is an American actress. at At age 101, she is one of the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal last living leading ladies]] of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood and has had a career spanning over 50 years. She won two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Actress during her illustrious career, first in 1946 for ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' and secondly in 1949 for ''[[Literature/WashingtonSquare The Heiress]]''. She is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' and appeared as well in other classics like ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood'', [[ThoseTwoActors many of them collaborating with]] Creator/ErrolFlynn.



Today she lives in France at the ripe age of 101. She occasionally returned to America for brief appearances, such as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyOYokyiCF8 her speech at the 75th Academy Awards]] and for the 65th anniversary of ''Gone With The Wind'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIvuqYXfHeM for which she provided a behind-the-scenes commentary]]. Her most recent role was as the narrator of the 2009 documentary ''I Remember Better When I Paint''. She was rather forcibly dragged back into the spotlight by the release of ''Series/{{Feud}}'' in 2017, where she was deeply offended by her portrayal and sued FX.

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Today she lives in France at the ripe age of 101. She occasionally returned to America for brief appearances, such as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyOYokyiCF8 her speech at the 75th Academy Awards]] and for the 65th anniversary of ''Gone With The Wind'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIvuqYXfHeM for which she provided a behind-the-scenes commentary]]. Her most recent role was as the narrator of the 2009 documentary ''I Remember Better When I Paint''. She was rather forcibly dragged back into the spotlight by the release of ''Series/{{Feud}}'' in 2017, where she was deeply offended by her portrayal and sued FX.
FX. She is also the oldest person ever to be awarded a [[KnightFever damehood]], which was announced about two weeks before her 101st birthday.
1st Aug '17 11:41:59 AM Saveelich
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Olivia Mary de Havilland (born 1 July 1916) is an American actress. She is one of the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal last living leading ladies]] of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood and has had a career spanning over 50 years. She won two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Actress during her illustrious career, first in 1946 for ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' and secondly in 1949 for ''[[Literature/WashingtonSquare The Heiress]]''. She is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' and appeared as well in other classics like ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood'', [[ThoseTwoActors many of them collaborating with]] Creator/ErrolFlynn.

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Olivia Mary de Havilland (born 1 July 1916) is an American actress. She at age 101, she is one of the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal last living leading ladies]] of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood and has had a career spanning over 50 years. She won two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Actress during her illustrious career, first in 1946 for ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' and secondly in 1949 for ''[[Literature/WashingtonSquare The Heiress]]''. She is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' and appeared as well in other classics like ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood'', [[ThoseTwoActors many of them collaborating with]] Creator/ErrolFlynn.
3rd Jul '17 5:07:49 PM Pren
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Today she lives in France at the ripe age of 100. She occasionally returned to America for brief appearances, such as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyOYokyiCF8 her speech at the 75th Academy Awards]] and for the 65th anniversary of ''Gone With The Wind'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIvuqYXfHeM for which she provided a behind-the-scenes commentary]]. Her most recent role was as the narrator of the 2009 documentary ''I Remember Better When I Paint''.

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Today she lives in France at the ripe age of 100.101. She occasionally returned to America for brief appearances, such as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyOYokyiCF8 her speech at the 75th Academy Awards]] and for the 65th anniversary of ''Gone With The Wind'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIvuqYXfHeM for which she provided a behind-the-scenes commentary]]. Her most recent role was as the narrator of the 2009 documentary ''I Remember Better When I Paint''.
Paint''. She was rather forcibly dragged back into the spotlight by the release of ''Series/{{Feud}}'' in 2017, where she was deeply offended by her portrayal and sued FX.
12th May '17 2:44:51 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/InThisOurLife'' (1942)
21st Mar '17 3:31:03 PM LongTallShorty64
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Olivia Mary de Havilland (born 1 July 1916) is an American actress. She is one of the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal last living leading ladies]] of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood and has had a career spanning over 50 years. She won two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Actress during her illustrious career, first in 1946 for ''To Each His Own'' and secondly in 1949 for ''[[Literature/WashingtonSquare The Heiress]]''. She is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' and appeared as well in other classics like ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood'', [[ThoseTwoActors many of them collaborating with]] Creator/ErrolFlynn.

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Olivia Mary de Havilland (born 1 July 1916) is an American actress. She is one of the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal last living leading ladies]] of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood and has had a career spanning over 50 years. She won two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for Best Actress during her illustrious career, first in 1946 for ''To Each His Own'' ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' and secondly in 1949 for ''[[Literature/WashingtonSquare The Heiress]]''. She is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' and appeared as well in other classics like ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood'', [[ThoseTwoActors many of them collaborating with]] Creator/ErrolFlynn.



* ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' (1946) -- Won her first AcademyAward for Best Actress.

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* ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' (1946) -- Won her first AcademyAward for Best Actress.(1946)
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* ''Film/ToEachTheirOwn'' (1946) -- Won her first AcademyAward for Best Actress.

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* ''Film/ToEachTheirOwn'' ''Film/ToEachHisOwn'' (1946) -- Won her first AcademyAward for Best Actress.
21st Mar '17 3:17:57 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/ToEachTheirOwn'' (1946) -- Won her first AcademyAward for Best Actress.
20th Mar '17 10:19:30 AM Kitchen90
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* IAmVeryBritish: Despite never living in the UK at any point in her childhood, de Havilland recalled in an interview that her mother made her and Joan talk AhPea throughout their schooling, and they were often mocked by their American classmates.

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* IAmVeryBritish: Despite never living in the UK at any point in her childhood, de De Havilland recalled in an interview that her mother made her and Joan talk AhPea RP throughout their schooling, and they were often mocked by their American classmates.



20th Mar '17 10:16:35 AM Kitchen90
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* HoistByTheirOwnPetard: Warner Brothers hoped to invoke this with their "suspension" loophole: for every part De Havilland rejected, she would be placed on a six- month suspension, thereby lengthening her contract. If they felt ''really'' nasty, they could add suspensions for days she didn't work on like weekends or holidays! But Olivia struck back.

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* HoistByTheirOwnPetard: Warner Brothers hoped to invoke this with their "suspension" loophole: for every part De Havilland rejected, she would be placed on a six- month six-month suspension, thereby lengthening her contract. If they felt ''really'' nasty, they could add suspensions for days she didn't work on like weekends or holidays! But Olivia struck back.back.
* IAmVeryBritish: Despite never living in the UK at any point in her childhood, de Havilland recalled in an interview that her mother made her and Joan talk AhPea throughout their schooling, and they were often mocked by their American classmates.
11th Mar '17 7:46:24 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/MyCousinRachel'' (1952)
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