Hollywood legend Olivia de Havilland, star of”Gone With the Wind”, died on Sunday at age 104 in her house in Paris.
New York-based publicist Lisa Goldberg stated she dies peacefully of natural causes.
The doe-eyed actress loved to millions since the sainted Melanie Wilkes in”Gone With the Wind,” also won 2 Oscars and has been crucial to enhancing Hollywood’s contract program for celebrities.
Havilland was the sister of fellow Oscar winner Joan Fontaine, together with that she had a troubled relationship.
Throughout a career that spanned six years, she took on jobs that range from an unwed mother to some psychiatric inmate at”The Snake Pit.”
She also played in a string of dramas, Westerns, and period pieces, most memorably as Maid Marian in”The Adventures of Robin Hood.”
She had been born in Tokyo on July 1, 1916, the daughter of a British patent lawyer. Her parents split when she was, and her mom brought her along with her younger sister Joan, to Saratoga, California.
De Havilland’s own two unions, to Marcus Goodrich and Pierre Galante, ended in divorce.