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Person - Leigh, Vivien (1913-1967)

Leigh, Vivien (1913-1967)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Leigh, Vivien (1913-1967)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

1913-11-05 - 1967-07-08

History:

British actress and screenwriter. Known for participating in the film "Gone with the wind" (1939) as Scarlett O'Hara.

She debuted as a professional actress with "The Village Squire" (1935). She had her first major acting role in the film "Fire over England" (1937) alongside Laurence Olivier (1907-1989), whom she would end up marrying. Later, in 1938, she would act in "A Yank at Oxford" (1938). In 1939 she would perform the role of Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind" (1939), earning her the Academy Award for Best Actress. Now a well-known star, she acted in films such as "Waterloo Bridge" (1940) and "21 days" (1940), but after the film "Caesar and Cleopatra" (1945) her health took a turn for the worse. Despite this, she would win another Academy Award for her acting in "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951). Other works in which she has participated are "Storm in a Teacup" (1937), "St. Martin's Lane" (1938) and "Anna Karenina" (1948).

Occupations

Profession (carried on by):

Actresses

Profession (carried on by):

Screenwriters

Subjects

Gender:

Mujer

Related Authorities

Cukor, George (1899-1983)  ( He/She is apprentice/student/employee of )

Associative relations :

Fleming, Victor (1889-1949)  ( He/She is the tutor/teacher/boss of )

Gable, Clark (1901-1960)  ( He/She is the tutor/teacher/boss of )

Havilland, Olivia de (1916-2020)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Howard, Leslie (1893-1943)  ( He/She is the tutor/teacher/boss of )

Wood, Sam (1883-1949)  ( He/She is the tutor/teacher/boss of )

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IMDb

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de Espa¿a

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