Vivien Leigh

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Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh 1958.jpg
Leigh photographed in Lunnon, 1958
Born Vivian Mary Hartley
5 November 1913(1913-11-05)
Darjeeling, Breetish India
Died 8 Julie 1967(1967-07-08) (aged 53)
Lunnon, Ingland
Cause o daith
Tuberculosis
Naitionality Breetish
Eddication Loreto Convent, Darjeeling
Convent o the Sacred Hert
Ryal Academy o Dramatic Airt
Thrift Actress
Years active 1917–67
Title Lady Olivier (1947–60)
Releegion Roman Catholic
Hauf-marrae(s) Herbert Leigh Holman (1932–40; ane bairn: Suzanne Farrington)
Laurence Olivier (1940–60)
Pairtner(s) John Merivale (1960–67)

Vivian Mary Hartley, later kent as Vivien Leigh (5 November 1913 – 8 Julie 1967), wis an Inglis stage an film actress.[1] She won twa Academy Awairds for Best Actress for her performances as "Soothren belle" Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) an Blanche DuBois in the film version o A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), a role she haed an aa played on stage in Lunnon's West End in 1949.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Vivien Leigh on being English, portraying Americans." Daily Mail (online), 3 November 2013. Retrieved: 3 February 2015.