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Olivia De Havilland

Olivia De Havilland


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Born: July 1, 1916 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Woman He Loved, The (1988) as Bessie Merryman
A television movie about Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee who won the heart of England's future King Edward VIII, and the events that led him to give up the throne for her in 1936.
Bette Davis: The Benevolent Volcano (1984)
A documentary depicting the life and career of one of America''''s premiere actresses.
Agatha Christie's Murder Is Easy (1982)
The first in a network TV cycle of Agatha Christie movies by producers David L. Wolper and Stan Margulies, this version of Dame Agatha's "Easy to Kill" brings together veteran actress Helen Hayes and Olivia de Havilland (although they share no scenes) -- the former playing a dotty old country lady e
Royal Romance of Charles and Diana, The (1982)
The second Charles and Diana movie, with two virtual unknowns in the leads: Christopher Baines had acted on the British stage and on the BBC, but Catherine Oxenberg, a U.S.-born, British-raised professional model, here made her acting debut. Of particular interest was the casting of Dana Wynter as Q
The Fifth Musketeer (1979)
France''''s King Louis XIV tries to use his look-alike brother to political advantage.
The Swarm (1978)
Killer bees extend their territory into the U.S., with devastating effect.
Airport '77 (1977)
Rescue workers fight to save a hijacked jet crashed in the Bermuda Triangle.
Screaming Woman, The (1972)
A contemporary gothic horror story that has a dowager, an ex-mental patient, discovering a woman buried alive and screaming for help on the grounds of her sprawling estate, but her family feels that her mind has snapped and refuses to believe the bizarre story in its greed to get hold of her money i
Pope Joan (1972)
This movie is based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. Although it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, this movie presents her existence as fact, and portrays her relationships with other notables of the time.
The Adventurers (1970) as Deborah Hadley
The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed.
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) as Miriam Deering
A wealthy southern spinster fights to keep her family''''s secrets hidden.
Lady in a Cage (1964) as Mrs. Hilyard
A Lady (Olivia De Havilland) gets trapped inside a home elevator after the electricity goes out. During a hot summer day, while she presses a button inside the elevator to summon help from the alley, she unknowingly attracts looters who in turn try hurting her and steal all her personal belongings.
Light in the Piazza (1962) as Margaret Johnson
A woman's efforts to marry off her daughter are hindered by a family secret.
Libel (1959) as Lady [Margaret] Loddon
A former POW is accused of being an impostor.
The Proud Rebel (1958) as Linnett Moore
A rancher tries to raise money to treat his mute son.
The Ambassador's Daughter (1956) as Joan Fiske
A diplomat's daughter in Paris turns a fact-finding mission into a non-stop party.
That Lady (1955) as Ana de Mendoza [Princess of Eboli]
Based on the true story about a sixteenth century Spanish king who harbored a deep amount of jealousy and resentment when he was spurned by the Princess he was in love with after she ran off with a commoner. He then tried to punish them both, resulting in tragedy.
Not As a Stranger (1955) as Kristina [Hedvigson]
A medical student will stop at nothing to become a top surgeon.
My Cousin Rachel (1953) as Rachel Sangalletti Ashley
A young man suspects his cousin''''s wife of murder.
The Heiress (1949) as Catherine Sloper
A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters.
The Snake Pit (1948) as Virginia Stuart Cunningham
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
Devotion (1946) as Charlotte Brontë
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Margie
To Each His Own (1946) as Jody Norris
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
The Dark Mirror (1946) as Terry Collins/Ruth Collins
A woman suspected of murdering her doctor boyfriend has an identical twin sister. When both twins have an alibi for the night of the murder, a psychiatrist is called in to assist a detective in solving the case. Through a series of tests, he discovers which twin actually committed the crime and in the course of his investigation he falls in love with the normal twin.
Government Girl (1944) as Elizabeth "Smokey" Allard
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Herself
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
Princess O'Rourke (1943) as Princess Maria, also known as Mary Williams
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
In This Our Life (1942) as Roy Timberlake
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
The Male Animal (1942) as Ellen Turner
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Elizabeth [Libby] Bacon
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941) as Amy Lind
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
Hold Back the Dawn (1941) as Emmy Brown
A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Kit Carson Halliday
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
My Love Came Back (1940) as Amelia Cornell
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
Dodge City (1939) as Abbie Irving
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
Raffles (1939) as Gwen [Manders]
A suave thief falls in love again with his high school sweetheart and finds temptation and a detective on his trail while visiting her family.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) as Lady Penelope Gray
Elizabeth I''''s love for the Earl of Essex threatens to destroy her kingdom.
Wings of the Navy (1939) as Irene Dale
Pilot brothers vie for the same woman.
Gone With the Wind (1939) as Melanie Hamilton [Wilkes]
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
Hard to Get (1938) as Margaret [Richards]
An unemployed architect falls in love with an heiress.
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Serena Ferris
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Four's a Crowd (1938) as Lorri Dillingwell
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) as Maid Marian
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
It's Love I'm After (1937) as Marcia West
A squabbling stage couple gets mixed up with an amorous fan and her jealous suitor.
Call It a Day (1937) as Catherine Hilton
An average day brings a variety of comic problems to members of a British family.
The Great Garrick (1937) as Germaine [Dupont, Countess de la Corbe]
French actors set out to deflate the ego of legendary stage star David Garrick.
Anthony Adverse (1936) as Angela Guisseppi also known as Mlle. Georges
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) as Elsa Campbell
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
Captain Blood (1935) as Arabella Bishop
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
Alibi Ike (1935) as Dolly Stevens
A brash baseball star gets mixed up with gamblers and a pretty young girl.
The Irish in Us (1935) as Lucille Jackson
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) as Hermia, in love with Lysander
Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.

Cast (special)

75th Annual Academy Awards, The (2003)
Live coverage of the 75th annual Academy Awards presentation for excellence in film from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
60th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1988)
Live coverage of the sixtieth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

North and South: Book II (1986)
The two American families introduced in the miniseries "North and South" -- the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina -- are swept into the ferocious conflict and turbulent passions of the Civil War in this six-part, twelve-hour miniseries. The story plunges the Mains, South Caroli
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)
A two-part miniseries about Anna Anderson who claimed to be Anastasia, the only surviving child of Nicholas II, the last Czar of Russia.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

Cast (short)

Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
Dixie Hails "Gone With the Wind" (1940)
This short newsreel focuses on Europe''''s involvement in WWII, sports highlights, and Atlanta''''s festivities for the "Gone With The Wind" (1939) premiere.
A Day at Santa Anita (1937)
In this short film, an orphaned horse-trainer''''s daughter has made a bond with a horse that needs her presence to win races. Vitaphone Release 8071-8072.
The Making of a Great Motion Picture (1936)
This promotional short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Anthony Adverse" (1936).
A Dream Comes True The Making of an Unusual Motion Picture (1935)
This short film promotes the film "A Midsummer Night''''s Dream" (1935), and offers behind-the-scene footage of the creation of the film.

Misc. Crew (short)

Stars on Horseback (1943)
In this short film, a master blacksmith makes house calls to Hollywood stars'''' homes to pamper their horse''''s hooves. Vitaphone Release 1107A.

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