a face that exudes natural warmth
She's been alive 100 years, as of today, and worked in film for approximately 50 of those years. Born in Tokyo, she is best known as ... Melanie Hamilton in the iconic "Gone With the Wind," as Errol Flynn's most frequent leading lady, as an Oscar winner for "The Snake Pit" and "The Heiress," as James Caan's victim in "Lady in a Cage," as Bette Davis' victimizer in "Hush ... Hush, Sweet Charlotte," as Yvette Mimieux's nurturing mother in "Light in the Piazza," as the wife of Paris Match editor Pierre Galante and as the older sister of Joan Fontaine (1917-2013), from whom she was reportedly estranged for most of their adult lives, a situation which apparently can be traced back to 1941 when both competed in the same Oscar category - best actress - and Joan won.
Olivia DeHavilland. Livvie, to her friends.
credit: Vienna's Classic Hollywood