Won 2 Oscars.
Another 6 wins & 1 nomination.
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She acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Vivien Leigh, Terry Morgan, Cecil Parker, Leonard Maguire, Eve Moore, Ena Burrill, and Wallas Eaton in the cast. Laurence Olivier was director.
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[talking to critics about her reviews for "The Mask of Virtue" (1935), her second play on the London stage] It's much easier to make people cry than to make them laugh.
She desperately wanted to play the second Mrs. De Winter in Rebecca
(1940) opposite her husband Laurence Olivier
, but producer David O. Selznick
thought the role would dilute her value as a Scarlett O'Hara type and cast Joan Fontaine
instead. His decision severely strained her professional relationship with Selznick; neither she nor Olivier ever appeared in one of his films again. Fontaine won ...
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