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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)

Filmography

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Other Works:

Stage: She appeared in William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Ralph Richardson, Robert Helpmann, Stephen Murray, Anthony Quayle 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)
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Personal Quote:

Actresses go on for a long time and there are always marvelous parts to play. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 11 actresses who won the Best Actress Oscar for a move that also won the Best Picture Oscar (she won for Gone with the Wind (1939)). The others are Claudette Colbert for It Happened One Night (1934), Luise Rainer for The Great Ziegfeld (1936), Greer Garson for Mrs. Miniver (1942), Louise Fletcher for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Diane Keaton for Annie Hall (1977), Shirley ... See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Vivling

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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