Vivien Leigh (I) (1913–1967)


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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 8 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Gone with the Wind Scarlett - Their Daughter
(1939)
(1940)
That Hamilton Woman Emma Lady Hamilton
(1941)

Filmography

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 1965 Ship of Fools
Mary Treadwell
 1963 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode #16.32 (1963) ... Singer
 1961 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Karen Stone
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Sabina
- The Skin of Our Teeth (1959) ... Sabina
 1955 The Deep Blue Sea
Hester Collyer
 1951 A Streetcar Named Desire
Blanche
 1948 Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Cleopatra
 1941 That Hamilton Woman
Emma Lady Hamilton
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
Myra
 1940 21 Days Together
Wanda
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Scarlett - Their Daughter
 1938 Sidewalks of London
Liberty
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Elsa Craddock
 1937 Storm in a Teacup
Victoria Gow
 1937 Dark Journey
Madeleine Goddard
 1937 Fire Over England
Cynthia
 1935 Gentleman's Agreement
Phil Stanley (as Vivian Leigh)
 1935 Look Up and Laugh
Marjorie Belfer (as Vivian Leigh)
 1935 Things Are Looking Up
Schoolgirl (uncredited)
 1935 The Village Squire
Rose Venables (as Vivian Leigh)
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Other Works:

She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Doctor's Dilemma," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Vivien Leigh, Peter Glenville, and George Relph in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 13 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 8 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 29 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Vivian Leigh

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)

Spouse:

Laurence Olivier  (divorced) | See more »

Children:

Suzanne Farrington

Parents:

Hartley, Ernest Richard | Hartley (Yackjee), Gertrude Mary Frances

Relatives:

Farrington, Neville (grandchild) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Most of us have compromised with life. Those who fight for what they want will always thrill us. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 12 actresses who won the Best Actress Oscar for playing a character who is pregnant at some point during the film; hers being for Gone with the Wind (1939). The others are Helen Hayes for The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931), Luise Rainer for The Good Earth (1937), Ginger Rogers for Kitty Foyle (1940), Olivia de Havilland for To Each His Own (1946), Jane Wyman for Johnny Belinda (1948), ... See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Vivling

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