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Olivia de Havilland Age, Husband, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Olivia de Havilland

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Bio
Full NameDame Olivia Mary de Havilland
NicknameLivvie
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 160 cm
in meters - 1.60 m
in feet inches - 5’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 60 kg
in Pounds - 132 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Personal Life
Date of BirthJuly 1, 1916
Age (as in 2017)101 Years
Birth Place Tokyo, Japan
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
SignatureOlivia de Havilland
NationalityBritish-American
HometownParis, France
School(s)Saratoga Grammar School in 1922
Los Gatos High School, Saratoga
College/UniversityMills College, Oakland
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm (Actor)- A Midsummer Night's Dream
Olivia de Havilland Debut
FamilyFather- Walter Augustus de Havilland
Mother- Lillian Fontaine
Olivia de Havilland As An Infant With Her Mother And Father
Brother- None
Sister- Joan Fontaine
Olivia de Havilland With Her Sister Joan Fontaine
ReligionRoman Catholic
Ethnicity/RaceEnglish
Address (FanMail)3 Rue Bénouville
75116 Paris
France
HobbiesReading, Writing Poetry, Drawing
Boyfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
Boyfriend(s)Spencer Tracy, American Actor
Olivia de Havillands Ex-Boyfriend Spencer Tracy
Clifford Odets, American Playwright
Olivia de Havillands Ex-Boyfriend Clifford Odets
Charles Feldman, American Film/TV Producer
Olivia de Havillands Ex-Boyfriend Charles Feldman
Brian Aherne, British Actor
Olivia de Havillands Ex-Boyfriend Brian Aherne
Burgess Meredith, American Actor
Olivia de Havilland With Her Ex-Boyfriend Burgess Meredith
John Garfield, American Actor
Olivia de Havillands Ex-Boyfriend John Garfield
Franchot Tone, American Actor
Olivia de Havillands Ex-Boyfriend Franchot Tone
George Brent, Irish Actor (1938)
Olivia de Havilland With Her Ex-Boyfriend George Brent
Clark Gable, American Actor (1938-1939)
Olivia de Havilland With Her Ex-Boyfriend Clark Gable
John F. Kennedy, American Head of State (1939-1942)
Olivia de Havillands Ex-Boyfriend John F Kennedy
James Stewart, American Actor (1939-1940)
Olivia de Havilland With Her Ex-Boyfriend James Stewart
Howard Hughes, American Business (1940-1943)
John Huston, American Film Director (1943)
Olivia de Havilland With Her Ex-Boyfriend John Huston
James Blakeley, American Film/TV Producer (1945-1953)
Olivia de Havilland With Her Boyfriend James Blakeley
Husband(s)Marcus Goodrich (1946-1953)
Olivia de Havilland With Her Ex-Husband Marcus Goodrich
Pierre Galante (1955-1979)
Olivia de Havilland With Her Husband Pierre Galante
Marriage DateApril 2, 1955
ChildrenSon- Benjamin Goodrich
Olivia de Havilland With Her Son Benjamin Goodrich
Daughter- Gisèle Galante
Olivia de Havilland With Her Daughter Gisèle Galante
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) $20 million (as in 2017)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Olivia de Havilland

  • Does Olivia de Havilland smoke? Yes Olivia de Havilland Smoking
  • Does Olivia de Havilland drink alcohol? Yes
  • She was born in Tokyo, Japan but she relocated to Paris.
  • She has spent most of her childhood in California as she moved there with her mother and sister after her parents got divorced.
  • Her sister Joan changed her last name from de Havilland to Fontaine; just to distance herself from her sister.
  • Her relationship with her sister, Joan Fontaine has remained sore throughout her existence.
  • In 1947, she won the Best Actress Academy Award for the movie “To Each His Own.” Olivia de Havilland Getting Award For Best Actress
  • In 1950, she was honored with Best Actress Academy Award for the movie”The Heiress” at the 22nd Academy Awards.

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  • She published her own book on French culture and tradition entitled “Every Frenchman Has One” in 1962. Every Frenchman Has One
  • She filmed seven movies with Errol Flynn out of which the most popular was The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). Olivia de Havilland With Errol Flynn
  • The couple was rumored to be dating since their first movie, but they were never involved in such kind of relationship.
  • On August 26, 1946, she got married to Marcus Goodrich, a Navy veteran, journalist, and author of the novel titled “Delilah,” but they got separated in 1953.
  • Her son Benjamin Goodrich was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 19.
  • Benjamin died of Hodgkin’s disease on October 1, 1991, in Paris at the age of 41.
  • She remarried to Pierre Galante, an executive editor for the French journal, and relocated to Paris with him.
  • The couple got divorced in 1962, but just to raise their daughter together, they decided to live in the same house for another six years.
  • On November 17, 2008, he was honored by Former President George W. Bush at the National Medal of Arts Ceremony at the White House.

  • On September 9, 2010, she was honored with the “Legion of Honour” at Elysee Palace by the Former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy. Olivia de Havilland Honored By Nicolas Sarkozy
  • In 2016, she was honored with title “Oldie Of The Year.” Oldie Of The Year Honor
  • She was honored with “Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.”
  • She is a fitness freak and climbs stairs every day in her elegant residence in Paris.
  • Olivia got a tribute by her craziest fans on becoming a centenarian last year. Here’s a clipping of it:

  • At the age of 101, she revealed the secret behind her long life, which is 3 L’s – Love, Laughter, and Learning.
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