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Vivien Leigh

Born on November 5, 1913 in Darjeeling, India
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Born in India to a British stockbroker and his Irish wife, Vivien Leigh first appeared on stage in convent-school amateur theatricals. Completing her education in England, France, Italy, and Germany, she studied acting at the Royal Academy of ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1952 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best British Actress A Streetcar Named Desire Won
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actress A Streetcar Named Desire Won
1951 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama A Streetcar Named Desire Nominated
1951 New York Film Critics Circle Best Actress A Streetcar Named Desire Won
1951 Venice International Film Festival Volpi Cup for Best Actress A Streetcar Named Desire Won


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