13 wins & 7 nominations.
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Murder Is Easy
Honoria Waynflete (as Olivia De Havilland)
Lady Margaret Loddon
Charlotte Brontë (as Olivia DeHavilland)
Appeared in George Bernard Shaw
's play, "Candida," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, with Katherine Squire in the cast.
1 Biographical Movie |
7 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
14 Interviews |
16 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
Olivia De Havilland | Olivia DeHavilland | Olivia de Haviland | Olivia deHavilland
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[in 2006, asked if she missed acting] Not at all. Life is too full of events of great importance. That is more absorbing and enriching than a fantasy life. I don't need a fantasy life as once I did. That is the life of the imagination that I had a great need for. Films were the perfect means for satisfying that need.
Relations between Olivia and younger sister Joan Fontaine
were never strong and worsened in 1941, when both were nominated for 'Best Actress' Oscar awards. Their mutual dislike and jealousy escalated into an all-out feud after Fontaine won for Suspicion
(1941). Despite the fact that de Havilland went on to win two Academy Awards of her own, they remained permanently estranged.
Emotionally (and sometimes physically) vulnerable characters