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Olivia de Havilland

Born on July 1, 1916 in Tokyo, Japan
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Born in Japan to a British patent attorney and his actress wife, Olivia de Havilland succumbed to the lure of Thespis while attending high school in Los Gatos, CA, where she played Hermia in an amateur production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1952 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama My Cousin Rachel Nominated
1949 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actress The Heiress Won
1949 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Actress The Heiress Won
1949 New York Film Critics Circle Best Actress The Heiress Won
1949 Venice International Film Festival International Prize for Best Actress The Snake Pit Won


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