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Olivia de Havilland

Olivia de Havilland

Birthdate: July 1, 1916

Deathdate: July 25, 2020

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Olivia de Havillan... ...detailed bio


Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)

The film revolves around Anna Anderson, who believes that she is Anastasia Romanov, daughter of Nicholas II of Russia. Anna first tells her story in the 1920s when she is an inmate in a Berlin asylum. Her story of escape from the Bolsheviks who killed the rest of her family in 1918 seems so vivid...

Agatha Christie Classic Mystery Collection: Murder Is Easy (1982)

American computer whiz Luke Williams meets elderly Lavinia Fullerton on a London-bound train. She reveals she's discovered the identity of a serial killer in her village and is going to report it to Scotland Yard. When she's murdered after disembarking the train. Williams vows to pursue the case ...

The Fifth Musketeer (1979)

The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the French legend of the Man in the Iron Mask. It was directed by Ken Annakin, and stars Beau Bridges as the twins, Sylvia Kristel as Maria ...

The Swarm (1978)

A group of soldiers led by Maj. Baker (Bradford Dillman) is ordered to investigate a basement level station which they believed was attacked. After Baker contacts his commander, Gen. Slater (Richard Widmark), they begin to investigate who drove a civilian van into the base. It is revealed to be o...

Airport '77 (1977)

A privately owned luxury Boeing 747-100, Stevens' Flight 23 (call sign two-three Sierra) complete with piano bar, office, and bedroom, is used to ferry invited guests from Washington, D.C. to an estate in Palm Beach, Florida owned by wealthy philanthropist Philip Stevens (James Stewart). Valuable...

Pope Joan (1972)

Pope Joan is a 1972 British drama film based on the story of Pope Joan. It was directed by Michael Anderson and has a cast which includes Liv Ullmann (in the lead role), Olivia de Havilland, Lesley-Anne Down, Franco Nero and Maximilian Schell. The film was released on DVD in 2003 on Region 1 form...

The Adventurers (1969)

Set in South America, it tells the tale of a rich playboy, Dax (Diogenes Alejandro Xenos) (Bekim Fehmiu) who uses and destroys everyone who crosses his path. His vileness results from having seen his mother and sister raped and murdered by outlaws, and him being forced to kill his own grandfather...

Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

In 1927 southern belle Charlotte Hollis (Bette Davis) and lover John Mayhew (Bruce Dern) plan to elope during a party at the Hollis family's antebellum mansion in Ascension Parish, Louisiana; however, it is revealed that John is married to another woman. Charlotte's father detests the affair and ...

Lady in a Cage (1964)

When an electrical power failure occurs, Mrs. Hilyard, a wealthy widow recuperating from a broken hip, becomes trapped between floors in the cage-like elevator she has installed in her mansion. With her son Malcolm away for a summer weekend, she relies on the elevator's emergency alarm to attract...

Light in the Piazza (1962)

While taking a summer holiday in Florence with her mother, 26 year old Clara meets and falls in love with a young Italian Fabrizio Naccarelli, played by George Hamilton. Fabrizio is blinded by his love for Clara and believes her mental disability to be simple naivety. Meg tries to explain her dau...

The Guns of Navarone (1961)

In 1943 the Axis powers decide that a show of strength might bully neutral Turkey into joining them. Their target is a command of 2,000 British soldiers marooned on the island of Keros in the Aegean Sea. Rescue by the Royal Navy is impossible because of massive radar-directed guns on the nearby i...

Libel (1959)

While traveling in London, Jeffrey Buckenham (Massie), a Canadian Second World War veteran, sees Sir Mark Sebastian Loddon (Bogarde) on television leading a tour of his grand family home. Buckenham was held in a German POW camp with Loddon, and while watching him, becomes convinced that he is in ...

The Proud Rebel (1958)

A former Confederate soldier, John Chandler has come to an Illinois town with his 10-year-old son David to see Dr. Enos Davis. The boy was struck mute after witnessing his mother's death in a fire, and hasn't spoken a word since. Davis recommends a doctor he knows in Minnesota. With a flock of sh...

The Ambassador's Daughter (1956)

When a visiting American senator decides to make Paris off-limits to rowdy military personnel, the daughter of the Ambassador to France decides to show him that American servicemen can be gentlemen by dating one of them without revealing her lofty social status.

Not as a Stranger (1955)

Lucas Marsh has dreamed of being a doctor since he was a little kid. Against all odds, he has gotten himself to medical school but when his alcoholic father drinks away his tuition money he finds Kristina, the sweet Swedish nurse who has a crush on him, is sitting on a fat bank account.

That Lady (1955)

That Lady is a 1955 film directed by Terence Young. It stars Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland and Paul Scofield. The film is based on the 1946 historical novel by Kate O'Brien, which was published in North America under the title For One Sweet Grape. Olivia de Havilland plays Ana de Mendoza, ...

My Cousin Rachel (1954)

When Philip Ashley's (Richard Burton) much-loved (and rich) cousin Ambrose (John Sutton) dies, he is convinced that Ambrose was murdered by his new wife Rachel (Olivia de Havilland) to inherit his wealth. But when he meets Rachel and falls in love with her, he knows that his suspicions must have ...

The Heiress (1949)

Catherine Sloper (Olivia de Havilland) is a plain, painfully shy woman whose emotionally detached father (Ralph Richardson) makes no secret of his disappointment in her. When she meets the charming Morris Townsend (Montgomery Clift), she immediately is taken by the attention that he lavishes upon...

The Snake Pit (1948)

Virginia Cunningham (Olivia de Havilland) is an apparently schizophrenic inmate at a mental institution called the Juniper Hill State Hospital. She hears voices and seems so out of touch with reality that she doesn’t recognize her husband Robert (Mark Stevens). Dr. “Kik” (Leo Genn) works with her...

To Each His Own (1946)

In World War II London, fire wardens Josephine "Jody" Norris (Olivia de Havilland) and Lord Desham (Roland Culver) keep a lonely vigil. When Jody saves Desham's life, they become better acquainted. With a bit of coaxing, the aging spinster tells the story of her life, leading to a flashback. Jody...