Hollywood Icon Olivia de Havilland Dies At Age 104
Written by on July 27, 2020
Hollywood icon Olivia de Havilland passed in her home in Paris, France from natural causes, per her publicist Lisa Goldberg. She was 104.
de Havilland rose to fame with her performance in Captain Blood, where she appeared alongside Errol Flynn, her on-screen love interest. She went on to become known for her breakout roles in the 1938 film, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and Gone With the Wind, where she earned her first Oscar nomination in the Supporting Actress category. Overall, Olivia received five Academy Award nominations over the course of her career, including two Best Actress wins for To Each His Own in 1947 and The Heiress in 1950.
de Havilland was married to screenwriter Marcus Goodrich from 1946 to 1953. The former couple share son Benjamin Goodrich, who died in 1991. She later was married to journalist Pierre Galante from 1955 to 1979. Olivia is survived by their daughter, Gisèle Galante.
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