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Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine
from the trailer for Born to Be Bad (1950)
Personal information
Birth nameJoan de Beauvoir de Havilland
Birth dateOctober 22, 1917(age 98)
Place of birthTokyo, Japan
Other namesJoan Burfield
OccupationActress
Years active1935 1994
SpouseBrian Aherne (1939 45)
William Dozier (1946 51)
Collier Young (1952 61)
Alfred Wright, Jr. (1964 69)
ChildrenDeborah Leslie Dozier, born on November 5, 1948(age 67)

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Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland (born October 22, 1917), known professionally as Joan Fontaine, is a British American actress. She and her elder sister Olivia de Havilland are two of the last surviving leading ladies from Hollywood of the 1930s. Fontaine is the only actor to have won an Academy Award for a performance in a film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Suspicion.


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