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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)
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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