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‘Gone With the Wind’ Actress Olivia de Haviland Dies at 104
The Epoch Times ^ | 7-26-2020 | Jack Phillips

Posted on 07/26/2020 9:56:58 AM PDT by Drastic

“Gone with the Wind” star Olivia de Haviland, who also won an Academy Award for her role in another film, died at 104, according to her publicist, Lisa Goldberg.

Goldberg told TheWrap that she died at her home in Paris, France, of natural causes.

The longtime actress, who was born in 1916 in imperial Japan to British parents, played Melanie Hamilton Wilkes in “Gone with the Wind,” who had a conflict with Scarlett O’Hara, played by Vivien Leigh.

She also appeared in films such as “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” and won Oscars for her performances in “To Each His Own” and “The Heiress.”

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: again; france; gonewiththewind; jackphillips; lisagoldberg; melanie; movies; obit; oliviadehaviland; oliviadehavilland; paris; theheiress; toeachhisown
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1 posted on 07/26/2020 9:56:58 AM PDT by Drastic
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To: Drastic
It seems like more and more people are dying at a faster clip then ever before.

Just this week alone, we had Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac, the guy who did the "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" TV series and the one guy who was in that rock band (not Fleetwood Mac) whose name I can't remember. Then we have Eddie Shack, the famous hockey player (picture below).

It seems like everybody is dying. When will that madness end?

EDDIE SHACK - RIP


2 posted on 07/26/2020 9:59:53 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Drastic

Whoa! Just two days ago we were saying how nice it was she was still around.


3 posted on 07/26/2020 10:00:44 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Drastic

While Olivia de Havilland has moved on to a different plane of existence she will live forever on film. May she rest in peace.


4 posted on 07/26/2020 10:01:28 AM PDT by LottieDah
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To: Drastic

Good friend of the Gipper! At a party, Olivia met Reagan, and he was shocked to learn that she was not a Communist. “I thought YOU were a Communist,” she replied.


5 posted on 07/26/2020 10:01:45 AM PDT by alstewartfan (One day he just washed up on the shores of his regrets. May his soul rest in peace. Al S.)
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“I thought YOU were a Communist,” she replied.

LOL, that's hard core. RIP.

6 posted on 07/26/2020 10:02:48 AM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Drastic
Too bad they're going to ban her film 'Gone with the Wind'


7 posted on 07/26/2020 10:07:03 AM PDT by jerod (Nazi's were essentially Socialist in Hugo Boss uniforms... Get over it!)
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To: Drastic

Rest in peace, beautiful lady.

You graced our screens for many years.

Thank you.


8 posted on 07/26/2020 10:07:16 AM PDT by miserare ( Respect for life--life of all kinds-- is the first principle of civilization.~~A. Schweitzer.)
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To: SamAdams76

John Saxon passed yesterday too.

Lots of legends are moving on.

Hope they knew Christ!


9 posted on 07/26/2020 10:08:02 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Like Enoch, Noah, & Lot, the True Church will soon be removed & then destruction comes forth.)
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To: Drastic

I believe she was also in Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte with Bette Davis. Incredible film


10 posted on 07/26/2020 10:08:30 AM PDT by albie
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Amazing that she outlived Abe Vigoda (aka Tessio from GF, and Fish from BM), who had a website devoted to his health:

http://isabevigodadead.com/


11 posted on 07/26/2020 10:09:58 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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To: Drastic

Wow! RIP


12 posted on 07/26/2020 10:10:16 AM PDT by xp38
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Oh too bad. I was hoping that she’d go on for a few more years; it seemed that she was going on and on.


13 posted on 07/26/2020 10:13:23 AM PDT by malach (We live in interesting times.)
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To: Drastic

Wow,she had a long run.


14 posted on 07/26/2020 10:15:59 AM PDT by mware (RETIRED)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

Yep, Charlie Daniels / Ravi Zacharias

We are losing many. At a time when we need all the warriors we can muster.


15 posted on 07/26/2020 10:16:08 AM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt
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To: SamAdams76

One feels a number of things when people you grew up watching and are apart of your generation pass away.


16 posted on 07/26/2020 10:19:34 AM PDT by moviefan8
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To: Drastic

Aw man!

I was planning on a trip to Paris and buying her a drink...


17 posted on 07/26/2020 10:21:02 AM PDT by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me https://youtu.be/wH-pk2vZG2M)
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To: Drastic

Sweet, beautiful Melanie

One of the Greats


18 posted on 07/26/2020 10:21:36 AM PDT by digger48
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To: Freedom'sWorthIt

Yep! I totally forgot about those heroes as well.

And Rush is suffering from cancer.

Good people are leaving at a most crucial hour.


19 posted on 07/26/2020 10:21:36 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Like Enoch, Noah, & Lot, the True Church will soon be removed & then destruction comes forth.)
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To: malach

I did not mean to be flippant but rather, she seemed to have beat the odds: screen career, as far as generally known good marriage, kids, and sprightly old age, in Paris, yet. And things I forgot: she won a battle against the studios regarding her treatment, and eventually was made a Dame of the British Empire. Life is interesting. The actresses of that era who I most admired for beauty and wished that I looked like, Vivien Leigh and Ava Gardner, both died relatively young, especially Leigh. But they both led tumultuous lives. De Havilland on the other hand except for her crush on the devilish Errol Flynn, which thankfully did not apparently go too far, seemed to have sailed past the rocks that often broke screen stars, such as alcoholism, drugs, wild living, marrying horrible men, having bad affairs with married men, and physical illness. Not to mention questionable deaths, like Natalie Wood.
To you, Olivia, I raise my cup of brewed single bean Guatemalan coffee, and hope I have a run like yours. May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.


20 posted on 07/26/2020 10:31:13 AM PDT by malach (We live in interesting times.)
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