Olivia Mary de Havilland 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. The sisters are among the last surviving leading ladies from Hollywood of the 1930s. Olivia de Havilland was born in Tokyo, Japan, to parents from the United Kingdom. Her father, Walter Augustus de Havilland , was a patent attorney with a practice in Japan, and her mother, Lilian Augusta was a stage actress who had left her career after going to Tokyo with her husband – she would return to work after her...
|Birthdate:||July 1, 1916|
|Education:||Los Gatos High School, Mills College|
|Also known as:||Olivia Mary de Havilland, Livvie, Olivia DeHavilland|