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Leigh

 (lē), Vivien Originally Vivian Mary Hartley. 1913-1967.
British actress who won the Academy Award as best actress for her roles in Gone with the Wind (1939) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).

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(Placename) a town in NW England, in Wigan unitary authority, Greater Manchester: engineering industries. Pop: 43 006 (2001)

Leigh

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1. (Biography) Mike. born 1943, British dramatist and theatre, film, and television director, noted for his use of improvisation. His plays include Abigail's Party (1977), and his films include High Hopes (1988), Secrets and Lies (1996), Vera Drake (2004), and Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
2. (Biography) Vivien, real name Vivian Hartley. 1913–67, English stage and film actress. Her films include Gone with the Wind (1939) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), for both of which she won Oscars
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Her name was Persis Leigh, and she would have come out with him if it hadn't been for her old uncle.
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I am glad to remember that at the same time I exulted in these ferocities I had mind enough and heart enough to find pleasure in the truer and finer work, the humaner work of other writers, like Hazlitt, and Leigh Hunt, and Lamb, which became known to me at a date I cannot exactly fix.
His body, cast on the shore, was burned in the presence of Byron and another radical, Leigh Hunt, and the ashes were buried in the Protestant cemetery just outside the wall of Rome, where Keats had been interred only a year earlier.
He now became an enthusiastic disciple of the literary and political radical, Leigh Hunt, in whose home at Hampstead he spent much time.
Leigh Broomhall feared for his mental health as the strain of being tied to a job he hated took hold when he neared 40.
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LEIGH A ran out the worthy winners in the Panathlon Challenge Deaf Football Tournament 2018.
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