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This is the section for all our "FUN" Vivien Leigh information - please enjoy!


Did You Know?


... that when Vivien Leigh was a child in London, her best-friend was actress-to-be Maureen O'Sullivan, who is best remembered for her role as Jane in the Tarzan films of the thirties. The two old-friends appeared together in the 1938 movie, A Yank at Oxford.

... that Vivien Leigh married the love of her life, actor-extraordinaire Laurence Olivier in 1940. They would stay married for twenty years making four movies together. You can see them together in Fire Over England, 21 Days and That Hamilton Woman.

... that you can watch Vivian Leigh accept her Academy Award for Gone With the Wind.




... that Vivian Leigh did not get to play opposite Laurence Olivier in the screen version of Rebecca but you can hear them play Mr and Mrs Max de Winter on the Lux Radio Theatre. What a treasure.




... that we are going to leave you with the Farewell Waltz from Waterloo Bridge Miss Vivian Leigh's favorite movie role. No dialogue just two beautiful people dancing.




On Location


Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Vivien Leigh's star:

Walk of Fame Star
(Motion Pictures)

6773 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA






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A Streetcar Named Desire


Scarlett O'Hara ( Gone With the Wind ):

"I can't think about that right now. If I do, I'll go crazy. I'll think about that tomorrow."




In which movie did Vivien Leigh have her first starring role?

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