Olivia de Havilland, star of ‘Gone With the Wind,’ dies at 104

Olivia de Havilland, star of ‘Gone With the Wind,’ dies at 104

Olivia de Havilland dies at 104

Hollywood has lost a legend.

Olivia de Havilland, E is dead! I heard about this. The legendary star, who rose to fame in the golden age of cinema and forever changed the Hollywood system, passed away on Saturday, July 26, at the age of 104.

A representative of actress E! News of her death “peacefully from natural causes at her home in Paris, France”.

Olivia’s career in Hollywood is directly outside of the film itself. Her delegate notes that after her debut in the Hollywood Bowl production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, she signed a contract with Warner Bros. The deal would make her a household name, as she has appeared in countless films spanning six decades.

Some of his highlights include Gone with the Wind, Captain Blood, The Heiress, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and many more.

Hollywood has lost a legend.

Olivia de Havilland, E is dead! I heard about this. The legendary star, who rose to fame in the golden age of cinema and forever changed the Hollywood system, passed away on Saturday, July 26, at the age of 104.

A representative of actress E! News of her death “peacefully from natural causes at her home in Paris, France”.

Olivia’s career in Hollywood is directly outside of the film itself. Her delegate notes that after her debut in the Hollywood Bowl production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, she signed a contract with Warner Bros. The deal would make her a household name, as she has appeared in countless films spanning six decades.

Some of his highlights include Gone with the Wind, Captain Blood, The Heiress, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and many more.

The actress also received a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy nomination for her role in Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna in 1986.

Besides her famous acting career, Olivia is also famous for changing the Hollywood system during the Golden Age of cinema. In 1944, the actress boldly sued Warner Bros. and ended up winning her case, which allowed other stars to shed studio contracts.

His pioneering trial radically changed the Hollywood system, which created a level playing field between studios and actors.

Shakespeare, then the fanatics
Olivia Marie de Havilland was born on July 1, 1916 in Tokyo to British parents. Olivia and Joan were often ill in their childhood and their mother decided to return to England for treatment. A stopover in San Francisco led the trio to settle in Saratoga, California. Eventually, the girls’ parents separated and their mother got married.
De Havilland took up the actor’s mistake in the production of the school “Alice in Wonderland”. Her dedication to the plane challenged her stepmother’s warning not to appear in plays and to leave home early before graduating from high school.

She got her first professional break studying Gloria Stewart (later Elderly Rose in the movie “Titanic”) in Max Reinhardt’s production of “Midsummer Night’s Dream”. After Stewart stepped down, de Havilland won the role of Hermia and made his Shakespeare debut. The rise of Hollywood Powell led to a contract with Warner Brothers and a 1935 version of the play.

De Havilland virtually all of his contemporaries survived the golden age of cinema – until writing a tribute to Mickey Ronnie the youngest of the time when he passed away in April 2014. Ironically, Melanie ill passed away towards the end of “Gone with the Wind”, but the actress who performed her role with co-stars who lived long Gable, Vivian Lee, Howard and McDaniel.
“Steel Magnolia”, who was asked two decades ago to explain her life, in the Screen Actors Guild interview, “I don’t get the question – I’m only 78!”

 

reported by CNN

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