Gone With The Wind actress Olivia de Havilland, 104, dies

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Olivia de Havilland
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  • Actress Olivia de Havilland died at the age of 104.
  • The Gone With The Wind star died in her sleep at her home in Paris, France on Saturday.
  • At the time of her death, she was the oldest living performer to have won an Oscar.


Actress Olivia de Havilland has died. She was 104.

Olivia was famous for her portrayal of Melanie Hamilton Wilkes in Gone With the Wind and was the last surviving star from the 1939 classic. 

Entertainment Weekly reported that the two-time winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Paris, France on Saturday.

At the time of her death, she was the oldest living performer to have won an Oscar. She won Oscars for her performances in To Each His Own (1946) and The Heiress (1949).

Olivia starred in several of other movies, including The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938).

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