Cropped screenshot of Joan Fontaine from the trailer for the film Born to Be Bad
|Born||Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland
October 22, 1917
|Died||December 15, 2013
|Known for||Oscar-winning actress for "Suspicion" (1941)|
(m. 1939-1945, divorced)
(m. 1939-1945, divorced; 1 child)
(m. 1952-1961, divorced)
Alfred Wright, Jr.
(m. 1964-1969, divorced)
|Children||Deborah Leslie Dozier
November 5, 1948
|Parents||Walter Augustus de Havilland
Lillian Augusta Ruse
|Relatives||Olivia de Havilland (sister)|
Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland (October 22, 1917 – December 15, 2013), known professionally as Joan Fontaine, was a British-American actress and singer. She and her older sister Olivia de Havilland are two of the last surviving leading ladies from Hollywood of the 1930s.
Fontaine was born in Tokyo to British parents. She became an American citizen in 1943. She has divorced four times. She has one child from her second marriage.
References[change | change source]
- Booker, M. Keith (2011). Historical Dictionary of American Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 134. .
- Legendary actress Joan Fontaine dies at 96