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Vivien Leigh (1913–1967)


If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born. Because of the outbreak of World War I, she is six years old the first time her parents take her to England. Her mother thinks ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Lavinia") in "Titus Andronicus" by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Brook, Stoll Theatre, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 11 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 3 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 29 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Vivian Leigh

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Warren Beatty] He has the kind of magnetic sensuality you could light torches with. See more »

Trivia:

She took her then husband's first name (Leigh) as her last name when she began acting professionally. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays women who will go to great lengths to achieve their desires See more »

Nickname:

Vivling

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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