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Joan Fontaine (Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland)

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Biography

Tokyo, Japan
Born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland on October 22, 1917, in Tokyo, Japan, in what was known as the International Settlement. Her father was a British patent attorney with a lucrative practice in Japan, but due to Joan and older sister Olivia de Havilland's recurring ailments the family moved to California in the hopes of improving their health. Mrs. de Havilland and the two girls settled in Saratoga while their father went back to his practice in Japan. Joan's parents did not get along well and divorced soon afterward. Mrs. Read more...

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Character: Lady Alyce

A Damsel in Distress 1937

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Character: Mrs. John Day - Peggy

The Women 1939

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Character: Mrs. de Winter

Rebecca 1940

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Character: Prudence Cathaway

This Above All 1942

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Character: Tessa Sanger

The Constant Nymph 1943

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Character: Susan Darell

The Affairs of Susan 1945

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Character: Ivy Lexton

Ivy 1947

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Character: Lisa Berndle

Letter from an Unknown Woman 1948

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Character: Johanna Augusta Franziska

The Emperor Waltz 1948

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Character: Eve Graham

The Bigamist 1953

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Character: Francesca Bruni

Casanova's Big Night 1954

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Character: Kendall Hale

Serenade 1956

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Character: Mavis Norman

Island in the Sun 1957

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Character: Anne Leslie

Until They Sail 1957

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Character: Herself - Introducing: Laurence Olivier

The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959

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Character: Queen Ludmilla

Good King Wenceslas 1994

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Character: Ruth Easton

Hotel 1983

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Character: Valerie Baumer

The Dick Powell Theatre 1961

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Character: Marianne 'Manina' Stuart

September Affair 1950

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Character: Lynne Abbott

The 20th Century-Fox Hour 1955

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Character: The Second Mrs. DeWinter

The Celluloid Closet 1995

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Character: Charlotte Parratt

Quality Street 1937

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Character: Page

Othello 1952

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Character: Alice Pemberton

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1962

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