Gone with the Wind star Olivia de Havilland dies at 104

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Olivia de Havilland, Golden Age of Hollywood star, dies at 104. picture: twitter

Olivia de Havilland died peacefully in her sleep at her dwelling in Paris, France on Saturday, she was 104.

She was thought-about to be one of many final remaining stars of Previous Hollywood-winning two Finest Actress Oscars for To Every His Personal (1946) and The Heiress (1949) respectively. An announcement stated: “Final evening, the world misplaced a global treasure, and I misplaced an expensive good friend and beloved consumer. She died peacefully in Paris.”

          De Havilland appeared in 49 function movies between the 1930s and 1980s. That is her in 1938. picture: Twitter

Within the 1930s, she was recognized for an on-screen partnership with Errol Flynn in movies together with The Cost Of The Mild Brigade (1936) and The Adventures Of Robin Hood (1938). The pair by no means grew to become romantically concerned, nonetheless.

Following Gone With The Wind, launched in 1939, she obtained the primary of 5 Oscar nominations and the one one for Finest Supporting Actress. picture credit score: Wikipedia

She went on to be nominated for Finest Actress for her roles in 4 motion pictures all launched within the 1940s: Maintain Again the Daybreak, To Every His Personal, The Snake Pit and The Heiress, profitable for To Every His Personal and The Heiress.

De Havilland, who had lived in Paris since 1960, was central in taking down Hollywood’s studio system, giving actors higher contracts. She additionally had a tempestuous relationship along with her sister, fellow Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine.

Olivia Mary de Havilland was born in Tokyo in 1916 and shortly moved to California along with her household. She made her breakthrough in Captain Blood, reverse Errol Flynn, and the pair developed a right away chemistry.

On the time of her dying, De Havilland was the oldest residing performer to have gained an Oscar. She died of pure causes at her dwelling within the French capital, her publicist stated.



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