awards & nominations

Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)

Years after the fall of czarist Russia, Anna Anderson claims to be the daughter of Nicholas and Alexandra.

Emmy (Primetime) (1987)NominatedOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1986)WonBest Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

My Cousin Rachel (1952)

Olivia de Havilland as "Rachel Sangalletti Ashley"

When Philip Ashley's (Richard Burton) wealthy cousin, Ambrose (John Sutton), dies suddenly, his suspicions drift to Ambrose's new and icy wife, Rachel (Olivia de Havilland), who stands to benefit greatly from his cousin's death. When Ashley is introduced to Rachel at Ambrose's funeral, however, his fears are immediately laid to rest: how could such a beautiful young woman possibly be a murderer? But when the estate is left to Ashley, he begins to fear for his life.

Golden Globe (1952)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

The Heiress (1949)

Olivia de Havilland as "Catherine Sloper"

Catherine (Olivia de Havilland), a young woman who stands to inherit her father's large fortune, falls in love when she meets Morris (Montgomery Clift), who gives her the love and affection her father doesn't, and which she desperately needs. Catherine's father (Ralph Richardson), believing Morris is only after the money, tells Catherine she will be disinherited if she marries him. Morris' true intentions are put to the test when he finds out about the amended will.

Academy Award (1949)WonActress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1949)WonActress in a Leading Role

The Snake Pit (1948)

Olivia de Havilland as "Virginia Stuart Cunningham"

In this psychological drama, Virginia Cunningham (Olivia de Havilland) is confused upon finding herself in a mental hospital, with no memory of her arrival at the institution. Tormented by delusions and unable to even recognize her husband, Robert (Mark Stevens), she is treated by Dr. Mark Kik (Leo Genn), who is determined to get to the root of her mental illness. As her treatment progresses, flashbacks depict events in Virginia's life that may have contributed to her instability.

Academy Award (1948)NominatedActress in a Leading Role

To Each His Own (1946)

Olivia de Havilland as "Miss Josephine "Jody" Norris"

During a night watch in London, middle-aged American Jody Norris (Olivia de Havilland) meets the brisk but kind Lord Desham (Roland Culver). Later, Jody recalls her youth when she fell in love with a pilot and bore his illegitimate child after his death in the war. Jody tried to arrange to adopt her own child, but the boy ended up with her best friend, and Jody's efforts to regain custody were fruitless. Years later, when Jody's son arrives in London as an American pilot, Desham provides help.

Academy Award (1946)WonActress in a Leading Role

Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Olivia de Havilland as "Emmy Brown"

Impressionable teacher Emmy (Olivia de Havilland) is swept off her feet when she meets Georges (Charles Boyer) in a Mexican border town. Unaware that Georges is a gigolo looking for a woman who will unwittingly help him get a green card, Emmy marries him after only a few days. While carrying out the charade, Georges begins to fall for Emmy, angering his girlfriend, Anita (Paulette Goddard). As his scheme is jeopardized, Georges learns keeping Emmy may be more important than his green card.

Academy Award (1941)NominatedActress in a Leading Role

Gone With the Wind (1939)

Olivia de Havilland as "Melanie Hamilton Wilkes"

Epic Civil War drama focuses on the life of petulant southern belle Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh). Starting with her idyllic on a sprawling plantation, the film traces her survival through the tragic history of the South during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and her tangled love affairs with Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) and Rhett Butler (Clark Gable).

Academy Award (1939)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role