Joan Fontaine

Actress Joan Fontaine Full Name: Joan Fontaine [Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland]

United States of America
United Kingdom

Profession: Actress
Why Famous: Received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in "Rebecca", directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The following year, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Hitchcock's "Suspicion" (1941), making her the only actor to ever win an Academy Award in a film directed by Hitchcock

Born: October 22, 1917
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Star Sign: Libra

Died: December 15, 2013 (aged 96)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 1939-08-20 "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (21) weds actor Brian Aherne (37)
  • 1946-05-02 "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (28) weds producer and actor William Dozier (38)

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