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Vivien Leigh
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Born on 5th of November 1913
Died on 8th of July 1967

Born 1913 - Darjeeling, India. Died 1967 - British actress.

Trained at RADA. Married Laurence Olivier (1940-60). Best known for playing Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939), won an Academy Award. Other major roles were in Anna Karenina (1948) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).

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