It was Melanie Wilkes in the epic And All the Wind, where she starred with Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable, and was the last survivor of the classic cast. Olivia de Havilland, who received two Oscars for Best Actress for her roles in To Each His Own (1946) and The Heiress (1949), was also recognized for her commitment to fighting the dominance of major Hollywood studios over actors.
The Hollywood legend married twice. First with author Marcus Goodrich and then with journalist Pierre Galante. In between, Olivia de Havilland had a daughter, Giselle, and a son, Benjamin, who died in 1992 of Hodgkin’s disease.
It should also be remembered that Olivia de Havilland was the sister of another great Hollywood star, Joan Fontaine, known for her complicated temper. In such a way that the war between Joan Fontaine and Bette Davis (another great actress) herself became an industry legend.Havilland and Fontaine are the only sisters in Hollywood history, awarded an Oscar for Best Actress.
He died at the age of 104 at his home in Paris.