STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 109 this week

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 »

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 people
created 01 Jan 2011
 
a list of 37 people
created 08 Feb 2011
 
a list of 26 people
created 26 Aug 2011
 
a list of 38 people
created 29 Nov 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 14 Dec 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Vivien Leigh's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (20 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (50 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Emlyn Williams, Stephen Murray, Anthony Quayle and Andrew Cruickshank in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director. 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)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Am I finished with Hollywood? Good heavens, no! I shall certainly go back there if there is a film to make. See more »

Trivia:

She has at least 3 great granddaughters: Amy, Sophie and Ashua See more »

Trademark:

Cat like smile See more »

Nickname:

Vivling

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I wonder why she made so few films? BFPierce
How old are Vivien's fans? Astique408
Top 10 classic hollywood beauties amos_looks
Vivien + Laurence Olivier lucille_bluth
What if...... sarasong101
Her best film and best performance (that isn't GWTW/ASND) RhythmHelpsYourTwoHipsMove
Discuss Vivien Leigh on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page