Vivien Leigh

1913 - 1967

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Vivien Leigh (; 5 November 1913 – 8 July 1967; born Vivian Mary Hartley and styled as Lady Olivier after 1947) was a British actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, for her definitive 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 9,248,679 page views. Her biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Vivien Leigh is the 41st most popular actor (up from 43rd in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from India (up from 13th 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 41 out of 10,030Before her are Debbie Reynolds, Meryl Streep, Claudia Cardinale, Anthony Quinn, Charles Bronson, and Michael Douglas. After her are Ingrid Bergman, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Roger Moore, Ian McKellen, Chuck Norris, and Louis de Funès.

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Among people born in 1913, Vivien Leigh ranks 5Before her are Albert Camus, Richard Nixon, Rosa Parks, and Jesse Owens. After her are Gerald Ford, Willy Brandt, Menachem Begin, Robert Capa, Jean Marais, Burt Lancaster, and Paul Ricœur. Among people deceased in 1967, Vivien Leigh ranks 5Before her are Che Guevara, René Magritte, Puyi, and Konrad Adenauer. After her are Edward Hopper, Ilse Koch, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Spencer Tracy, Jack Ruby, Vladimir Komarov, and Mohammad Mosaddegh.

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In India

Among people born in India, Vivien Leigh ranks 11 out of 1,227Before her are Amitabh Bachchan (1942), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), Ramakrishna (1836), and Rudyard Kipling (1865). After her are Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), Kālidāsa (400), Indira Gandhi (1917), Ānanda (-600), Shivaji (1627), and Nagarjuna (150).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Vivien Leigh ranks 2Before her are Amitabh Bachchan (1942). After her are Salman Khan (1965), Aishwarya Rai (1973), Julie Christie (1940), Shah Rukh Khan (1965), Aamir Khan (1965), Ajay Devgn (1969), Dharmendra (1935), Mithun Chakraborty (1950), Amrish Puri (1932), and Hema Malini (1948).

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