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Olivia de Havilland Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 24, 2020

Short Biography

Olivia de Havilland was born on 01-07-1916 in Tokyo, Japan. She was a British-American Film Actress, Television Actress, Theatre Actress & Radio Artist. She was one of the leading actresses of her time. She became most popular in her film "The Heiress" directed by William Wyler in 1946.

Other Name: Dame Olivia Mary de Havilland, Livvie
Other Professions: Television Actress Theatre Actress Radio Artist
Appearance: Hollywood

Olivia de Havilland Complete Bio & Career

The actress did her primary education from the local school of her hometown and moved to London where she completed graduation from the Royal Academy of Dramatic  Arts. She had a keen interest in acting. Therefore, De Havilland debuted her career as an actress with the film "A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Mr. Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle in 1934. It was an American fantasy and romantic movie. The theme of this film was based on the play of the famous writer "William Shakespears". She played the role of Hermia where she first time faced the camera, lights, screening etcetera. She learned here, how to showed her act in front of the camera.
Olivia was very beautiful and hardworking. Therefore, she continued to get movies and she became one of the best actresses in the Hollywood film industry. The actress gave several superhit films such as "To Each His Own" (1946), "The Snake Pit" (1948), "Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte" (1965) and "The Woman He Loved" (1988) and so forth. "The Woman He Loved" was her last movie in which she performed the role of Aunt Bessie Merryman. This movie was directed by Charles Jarrott.
Additionally, she not only did a lot of movies but also worked in many Mini TV series. She did her work sincerely therefore, people loved her work in films and Television series. Her renowned TV series is "Anastasia The Mystery of Anna" (1986), "North and south Book II" and so on.
She won many awards for his best movies. She was also a good singer and radio artist. She performed on stage in her school.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Olivia de Havilland died at the age of 104 on 26-07-2020 in Paris, France. She died at her home in her sleep.

DEATHDAY 26 July,2020 (Tuesday)

Olivia de Havilland Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Olivia was born to Walter Augustus De Havilland (father) and Lillian Fontane (mother) in 1916. She has a sister Joan Fontane. She completed her education from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. She participated in stage shows and drama competitions.
Furthermore, she got married to Marcus Goodrich in 1946 who was a journalist at Navy Veteran, and a novel writer. But due to some personal issues, she got divorced from her spouse in 1953. She had a son "Benjamin Goodrich" from this relationship. Later on, she again got married to "Pierre Galante" who was an editor executive of the "Paris Match" magazine.

Life's Important Dates Of Olivia de Havilland

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 36-34-36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Grey

Personal Info

Home Town Tokyo, Japan
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Paris, France
School N/A
College Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Acting and playing piano
Marital Status Married
Debut A Midsummer Night's Dream
Best Movies The Heiress
Salary N/A
Net Worth $50 million
Official Website N/A


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Favorite Brand Allen Solly
Favorite Player Diane Keaton
Favorite Sport Football, Badminton
Favorite Politician George W. Bush
Favorite Actress Julia Roberts
Favorite Actor John C. Reilly
Favorite Movie Biographies
Favorite Singer Chris Brown
Favorite Song Jazz, Bass guitar music
Favorite Place Europe
Favorite Dress Gown, skirts, tops
Favorite Food Italian dishes
Favorite Accessories Necklace, Ear-pin

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Olivia de Havilland

  • Olivia took retirement in 1989 from the film community. In 2003, she was invited s a presenter in the 75th Academy Awards. When she arrived at the hall, everyone gave a standing ovation to welcome her.
  • She also worked as a brand ambassador for many reputed companies, branded clothes, and magazines.
  • The actress had a cancer sun sign which states that the people are loyal, caring, protective, and intuitive by nature. She was very loyal to her work and achieved success in her life.

Olivia de Havilland Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Olivia de Havilland was 104 years 0 month & 25 days old age.