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NAME AT BIRTH: Vivian Mary Hartley
BIRTH DATE: November 5, 1913
BIRTH PLACE: Darjeeling, India
SIBLINGS: None. Vivien’s mother gave birth to twins but they died a week later.
HEIGHT: 5’3″
WEIGHT: 104lbs
WAIST: 22 inches
MEASUREMENTS DURING THE FILMING OF GWTW: 32A/B-23-33
HAIR: Dark brown, yet loved to wear stage wigs
EYES: Blue-green
HUSBANDS: Leigh Holman (1932-1940) & Laurence Olivier (1940-1960)
CHILDREN: 1 daughter named Suzanne
MISCARRIAGE #1: Vivien miscarried in 1946 during the filming of Caesar & Cleopatra
MISCARRIAGE #2: August 12, 1956 (5 months pregnant)
OCCUPATION: Film & Stage Actress
AWARDS: 2 Oscars for Best Actress (GWTW & Streetcar), Tony (Tovarich)
HOBBIES: Flower arranging, gardening, completing The Times crossword puzzle
FAVORITE FLOWER: White Rose
FAVORITE PERFUME: Joy by Patou. She gifted perfumes by Dior. Buy it HERE.
FAVORITE DESIGNERS: Balmains, Norman Hartnell, Molyneux, and Victor Steibel.
FAVORITE DRESSMAKER #1: Mrs. Wannamaker.
FAVORITE DRESSMAKER #2: She also wore dresses from Harrods.
FAVORITE SHOE STORE: Shoes from Rayne’s
VICES: Smoking and drinking
FAVORITE BRAND OF CIGARETTES: Players
LANGUAGES: English, German, French, Italian.
ILLNESSES: Chronic TB and manic depression
DIED: July 7, 1967 (TB)