Joan Fontaine

1917 - 2013

Joan Fontaine

Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland (October 22, 1917 – December 15, 2013), known professionally as Joan Fontaine, was a British-American actress who is best known for her starring roles in Hollywood films during the "Golden Age". Fontaine appeared in more than 45 films in a career that spanned five decades. She was the younger sister of actress Olivia de Havilland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Fontaine has received more than 3,796,119 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 280th most popular actor.

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  • 5.14

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Among actors, Joan Fontaine ranks 279 out of 8,832Before her are Monica Vitti, Colin Firth, Jodie Foster, Isabelle Huppert, Pierre Richard, and Gena Rowlands. After her are Liza Minnelli, Talia Shire, Alec Guinness, Dwayne Johnson, Gene Kelly, and Martin Landau.

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Among people born in 1917, Joan Fontaine ranks 18Before her are Ernest Borgnine, Óscar Romero, Ferdinand Marcos, Anthony Burgess, Christian de Duve, and Jack Kirby. After her are Sven Hassel, Kiro Gligorov, Frederica of Hanover, Robert Mitchum, George Gaynes, and John Lee Hooker. Among people deceased in 2013, Joan Fontaine ranks 25Before her are Robert Edwards, Donald A. Glaser, Djalma Santos, François Jacob, Christian de Duve, and Sung Jae-gi. After her are Erich Priebke, Heinrich Rohrer, Robert Coleman Richardson, Georges Moustaki, Jovanka Broz, and Rochus Misch.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Joan Fontaine ranks 69 out of 3,113Before her are Sasaki Kojirō (1583), Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837), Utamaro (1753), Kenzō Tange (1913), Isao Takahata (1935), and Takeshi Kitano (1947). After her are Arata Isozaki (1931), Dōgen (1200), Emperor Momozono (1741), Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740), Hasekura Tsunenaga (1571), and Sei Shōnagon (966).

Among ACTORS In Japan

Among actors born in Japan, Joan Fontaine ranks 3Before her are Olivia de Havilland (1916) and Liv Ullmann (1938). After her are Ken Watanabe (1959), Sonny Chiba (1939), Takashi Shimura (1905), Machiko Kyō (1924), Setsuko Hara (1920), Hibari Misora (1937), Hiroyuki Sanada (1960), Victoria Principal (1950), and Mako (1933).