Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine

British American actress (1917-2013)
Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland, known professionally as Joan Fontaine, was a British-American actress who is best known for her starring roles in Hollywood films during the "Golden Age".Wikipedia
BornOctober 22, 1917
HometownTokyo, Japan
Net worth$40 million
Height5'3" (1.61m)
SpouseAlfred Wright Jr. (m 1964 - 1969) , Collier Young (m 1952 - 1961) , William Dozier (m 1946 - 1951) , Brian Aherne (m 1939 - 1945)
ChildrenDeborah Lesley Dozier
ParentsLillian Fontaine , Walter de Havilland
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Joan Fontaine, star of “Rebecca” and “Suspicion” dies aged 96

Joan Fontaine, one of the biggest Hollywood stars of the 1940s and 50s, has died in her sleep in Carmel, California. She was 96. She became a star via Alfred Hitchcock, the British director using her for his first American film, “Rebecca” alongside Laurence Olivier. In all she made 30 films, winning an Oscar for Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” with Cary Grant.

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YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1944Academy AwardActorThe Constant NymphNominated
1942Academy AwardActorSuspicion (1941 film)Winner
1941Academy AwardActorRebecca (1940 film)Nominated