Who Won the 1940
Academy Awards Best Actress

Vivien Leigh

("Gone With the Wind")

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Vivien Leigh Biopic in Works From 'Feud: Betty and Joan' Writers (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety
The duo received an Emmy nomination with Ryan Murphy for best writing for a limited series for the FX show. Zam and Cohen will adapt the feature from Hugo Vickers' “Vivien Leigh: A Biography.” The film will focus on the life of the actress and her ...


1940 Academy Awards Best Actress Winner Vivien Leigh News

Vivien Leigh's Love Letters Detail Her Romance with Laurence Olivier

InStyle
Vivien Leigh is a Hollywood legend and icon known for playing Scarlett O'Hara in 1939's Gone with the Wind, but even though she passed away 50 years ago, we're still learning new details about her life. Thanks to London's Victoria and Albert Museum, ...

1940 Academy Awards Best Actress Winner Vivien Leigh News

Vivien Leigh thought 'Gone with the Wind' would flop

Page Six
Vivien Leigh is still celebrated today as Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara in 1939's “Gone with the Wind”, but the actress may have initially believed the hit film was going to be a major disaster in theaters thanks to her husband. The Hollywood Reporter ...

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Vivien Leigh's legacy should be in a museum not a rich home

Evening Standard
Vivien Leigh and Audrey Hepburn belong to another age but still hold such a fascination that even the sold-out catalogues for the sales of their personal possessions in London this week have become collectors' items. On Tuesday, at the Leigh auction at ...


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