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American actress

Olivia de Havilland is ...

Alive
Born 1 Jul 1916 in Tokyo
Age102 years, 2 months
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Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland publicity photo for Santa Fe Trail, 1940

About Olivia de Havilland

Dame Olivia Mary de Havilland (; born July 1, 1916) is a Japanese-born British-American former actress, whose career spanned from 1935 to 1988. She appeared in 49 feature films, and was one of the leading movie stars during the golden age of Classical Hollywood. She is best known for her early screen performances in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and Gone with the Wind (1939), and her later award-winning performances in To Each His Own (1946), The Snake Pit (1948), and The Heiress (1949). Born in Tokyo to British parents, de Havilland and her younger sister, actress Joan Fontaine, moved with their mother to California in 1919. They were brought up by their mother Lilian, a former stage actress who taught them drama, music, and elocution. De Havilland made her acting debut in amateur theatre in Alice in Wonderland. Later, she appeared in a local production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, which led to her playing Hermia in Max Reinhardt's stage production of the play and a movie contract with Warner Bros. Olivia de Havilland made her screen debut in Reinhardt's A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1935. During her career, she often played demure ingénues opposite popular leading men, including Errol Flynn, with whom she made nine films. They became one of Hollywood's most popular romantic on-screen pairings. She achieved her initial popularity in romantic comedy films, such as The Great Garrick (1937), and in Westerns, such as Dodge City (1939). Her natural beauty and refined acting style made her particularly effective in historical period dramas, such as Anthony Adverse (1936), and romantic dramas, such as Hold Back the Dawn (1941). In her later career, she was most successful in dramas, such as Light in the Piazza (1962), and unglamorous roles in psychological dramas including Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). In addition to her film career, de Havilland continued her work in the theatre, appearing three times on Broadway, in Romeo and Juliet (1951), Candida (1952), and A Gift of Time (1962). She also worked in television, appearing in the successful miniseries, Roots: The Next Generations (1979), and television feature films, such as Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. During her film career, de Havilland won two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two New York Film Critics Circle Awards, the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, and the Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup. For her contributions to the motion picture industry, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For her lifetime contribution to the arts, she received the National Medal of Arts from President George W. Bush, and was appointed a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.After romantic relationships with Howard Hughes, James Stewart, and John Huston, she married author Marcus Goodrich, with whom she had a son, Benjamin. Following her divorce from Goodrich in 1953, she moved to Paris and married Pierre Galante, an executive editor for the French journal Paris Match, with whom she had a daughter, Gisèle. In 1962, she published Every Frenchman Has One, an account of her life in France. She and Galante divorced in 1979. De Havilland and Joan Fontaine are the only siblings to have won Academy Awards in a lead acting category. A lifelong rivalry between the two actresses resulted in an estrangement that lasted over three decades. De Havilland has lived in Paris since 1956, and celebrated her 100th birthday on July 1, 2016. In June 2017, two weeks before her 101st birthday, de Havilland was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to drama. She is the oldest woman ever to receive the honour. In a statement, she called it "the most gratifying of birthday presents".

She is also known as Olivia Mary de Havilland.

Films

Olivia de Havilland has worked on the following films:

Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte
1964 film by Robert Aldrich
1964
The Strawberry Blonde
1941 film by Raoul Walsh
1941
Anthony Adverse
1936 film by Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz
1936
Santa Fe Trail
1940 film by Michael Curtiz
1940
My Cousin Rachel
1952 film by Henry Koster
1952
Princess O'Rourke
1943 film by Norman Krasna
1943
The Swarm
1978 film by Irwin Allen
1978
They Died with Their Boots On
1941 film by Raoul Walsh, B. Reeves Eason
1941
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
1939 American historical romantic drama film
1939
The Charge of the Light Brigade
1936 film by Michael Curtiz
1936
In This Our Life
1942 film by John Huston
1942
The Heiress
1949 American drama film
1950
Airport '77
1977 disaster film
1977
The Snake Pit
1948 film by Anatole Litvak
1948
To Each His Own
1946 film by Mitchell Leisen
1946
My Love Came Back
1940 film by Curtis Bernhardt
1940
Government Girl
1943 film by Dudley Nichols
1943
Light in the Piazza
1962 film by Guy Green
1962
Devotion
1946 film by Curtis Bernhardt, Robert Buckner, Edward Chodorov
1946
Hold Back the Dawn
1941 film by Mitchell Leisen
1941
The Dark Mirror
1946 film by Robert Siodmak
1946
Dodge City
1939 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz
1939
The Proud Rebel
1958 film by Michael Curtiz
1958
Libel
1959 film by Anthony Asquith
1959
Thank Your Lucky Stars
1943 film by David Butler
1943
The Great Garrick
1937
Not as a Stranger
1955 film by Stanley Kramer
1955
Hard to Get
1938 film by Ray Enright
1938
It's Love I'm After
1937 film by Archie Mayo
1937
I Remember Better When I Paint
2009 film by Berna Huebner, Eric Ellena
2009
The Well-Groomed Bride
1946 film by Sidney Lanfield
1946
Pope Joan
1972 film by Michael Anderson
1972
The Male Animal
1942 film by Elliott Nugent
1942
The Adventurers
1969 film by Lewis Gilbert
1969
Wings of the Navy
1939 film by Lloyd Bacon
1939
Alibi Ike
1935 film by Ray Enright, Ring Lardner
1935
Four's a Crowd
1938 film by Michael Curtiz
1938
Gold Is Where You Find It
1938 film by Michael Curtiz
1938
The Fifth Musketeer
1979 film by Ken Annakin
1979
Raffles
1939 film by Sam Wood
1939
Lady in a Cage
1964 film by Walter Grauman
1964
That Lady
1955 film by Terence Young
1955
The Irish in Us
1935 film by Lloyd Bacon
1935
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind
1988
The Ambassador's Daughter
1956 film by Norman Krasna
1956
Call It a Day
1937 film by Dodie Smith, Archie Mayo
1937

Books

Olivia de Havilland has written: