Vivien Leigh

1913 - 1967

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Vivien Leigh ( LEE; born Vivian Mary Hartley; 5 November 1913 – 8 July 1967), styled as Lady Olivier after 1947, was a British actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, for her performances as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), a role she had also played on stage in London's West End in 1949. She also won a Tony Award for her work in the Broadway musical version of Tovarich (1963). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vivien Leigh has received more than 12,979,576 page views. Her biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). Vivien Leigh is the 38th most popular actor (down from 32nd in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from India (down from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Indian Actor.

Vivien Leigh is most famous for playing the role of Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind.

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Among actors, Vivien Leigh ranks 38 out of 13,578Before her are Yul Brynner, Morgan Freeman, Gina Lollobrigida, Terence Hill, Harrison Ford, and Jean Reno. After her are Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni, Nicolas Cage, Vin Diesel, and Shah Rukh Khan.

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Among people born in 1913, Vivien Leigh ranks 4Before her are Richard Nixon, Albert Camus, and Gerald Ford. After her are Menachem Begin, Willy Brandt, Rosa Parks, Jean Marais, Robert Capa, Josef Bican, Claude Simon, and Jesse Owens. Among people deceased in 1967, Vivien Leigh ranks 5Before her are Che Guevara, J. Robert Oppenheimer, René Magritte, and Konrad Adenauer. After her are Puyi, Casimir Funk, Vladimir Komarov, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Clement Attlee, Ilse Koch, and Spencer Tracy.

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In India

Among people born in India, Vivien Leigh ranks 13 out of 1,861Before her are Rabindranath Tagore (1861), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), and Ramakrishna (1836). After her are Nagarjuna (150), Shivaji (1627), Mahavira (-599), Shah Rukh Khan (1965), Indira Gandhi (1917), and Rudyard Kipling (1865).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Vivien Leigh ranks 2Before her are Amitabh Bachchan (1942). After her are Shah Rukh Khan (1965), Aishwarya Rai (1973), Salman Khan (1965), Julie Christie (1940), Mithun Chakraborty (1950), Akshay Kumar (1967), Ajay Devgn (1969), Dharmendra (1935), Shilpa Shetty (1975), and Amrish Puri (1932).

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