On July 27, it became known about the death of Olivia Mary de Havilland, who played the role of Melanie Hamilton in the film “Gone with the Wind.” It is known that death came from natural causes. In early July, she turned 104 years old.
She is the only actress from the film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s novel who has lived for so long. In 1939, she played the role of Melanie Hamilton in Gone With the Wind, for which she was first nominated for an Oscar. The star received the coveted statuette for the film “To Each His Own” in 1947 and “Heiress” in 1950. In addition, she was twice nominated for a Golden Globe.
Olivia de Havilland began her career at the age of 18. She was called the last star of “Golden Hollywood”. She was signed to Warner Brothers and was considered one of the most sought-after actresses of the 1930-1940s.