Olivia De Havilland in Gone with the Wind | 1939
Clip Name: Rhett's Reputation
About this actor
Olivia Mary de Havilland (born July 1, 1916) is a British American film and stage actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1946 and 1949. She is the elder sister of actress Joan Fontaine. Along with her sister, de Havilland is one of the last surviving leading ladies from Hollywood of the 1930s. Olivia de Havilland was born in Tokyo, Japan, to English parents. Her mother, Lilian Augusta Ruse (1886–1975), was an actress known professionally as Lillian Fontaine, and her father, Walter Augustus de Havilland (1872–1968), was a patent attorney with a practice in Japan. Her parents married in 1914 and divorced in 1919. She was raised as a Roman Catholic. Her younger sister is the actress Joan Fontaine (born 1917), from whom she has been estranged for many decades, not speaking at all since 1975. The de Havilland family moved away from Tokyo when she was two years old, settling in Saratoga, California, due to her sister's poor health, which improved after the family emigrated....