Vivien Leigh didn't make many films, but she made movie history with her portrayal of Scarlett in Gone With the Wind (1939, opposite Clark Gable), winning her first Oscar. Leigh's affair and marriage to actor Laurence Olivier was just as famous...
Name at Birth:
Vivian Mary Hartley
November 5, 1913,
July 7, 1967
Leigh was born Vivian Mary Hartley in British India on the campus of St. Paul's
School, Darjeeling. She was the only child of Ernest Richard Hartley, an English
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When Olivier signed to play Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights, which was being filmed in Hollywood, Vivien
asked to be cast as Heathcliff's Cathy, but was turned down because she was an unknown in America at the time. It was then the ultimate irony that she won the role ... More »
Her name was Vivian Mary Hartley, who would one day become Vivien Leigh.
Vivian made her first stage appearance at the age of three years and four months
Nov 6, 2014 ... Vivien Leigh left her child to marry Laurence Olivier and won an Oscar for ... From
the age of 13, when her parents left India, the family travelled ...
Oct 25, 2013 ... Vivien Leigh was one of the silver screen's true legends: an incendiary talent who
won two Best Actress Oscars, famously married (and ...
Jun 11, 2010 ... Vivien Leigh and Lawrence Olivier met and fell in love while filming Fire Over
England in 1937. They were both married at the time, and ...
Mar 8, 2015 ... Suzanne Farrington, who has died aged 81, was the only child of the actress and
film star Vivien Leigh. She was born when her mother was 18, ...