Olivia de Havilland died in Paris on July 26, 2020 at the age of 104. As a number of online tributes attest, she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.
Fans of Olivia de Havilland (Gone with the Wind, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic woman she was.
de Havilland, a cultural icon
Born in Tokyo on July 1, 1916, Olivia de Havilland's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. de Havilland was not just a great actress, she was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1939 she touched the hearts of millions as Melanie Hamilton in ‘Gone with the Wind’. Her legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering her unique heritage.
Although Olivia de Havilland is no longer physically here, her presence is more powerful than ever. She left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Olivia de Havilland.
Olivia de Havilland career in pictures
- Gone with the Wind (1939)
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