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Vivien Leigh (I) (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 7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind Scarlett - Their Daughter
(1939)
Ship of Fools
Ship of Fools Mary Treadwell
(1965)
Waterloo Bridge
(1940)

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Stage Play: Tovarich. Musical comedy. Based on a book by David Shaw. Music by Lee Pockriss. Lyrics by Anne Croswell. Based on the comedy by Jacques Deval and Robert E. Sherwood. Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky. Vocal arrangements by Stanley Lebowsky. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. "You'll Make an Elegant Butler (I'll Make an ... See more »

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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:

[when asked to take over Joan Crawford's role in Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)] No, thank you. I can just about stand looking at Joan Crawford's face at six o'clock in the morning, but not Bette Davis'. See more »

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Gave birth to her only child at age 19, a daughter named Suzanne Mary Holman (aka Suzanne Farrington) on October 10, 1933 in a London nursing home. Child's father is her now ex-first ex-husband, Herbert Holman. See more »

Trademark:

Perhaps best known for her Oscar-winning roles in Gone with the Wind (1939) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

Nickname:

Vivling

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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