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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: Played Viola in "Twelfth Night" 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:

[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. See more »

Trivia:

Her performance as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) is ranked #3 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time. 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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