Joan Fontaine Obituary


Joan Fontaine, star of ‘Suspicion’ and ‘Rebecca,’ dies at 96




The star of 1940s film won an Oscar for Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion’ and was also well-known for her rivalry with her sister, actress Olivia de Havilland.


By Claudia Luther
Los Angeles Times
December 15, 2013


Joan Fontaine, the coolly beautiful 1940s actress who won an Academy Award for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” and who became almost as well-known for her lifelong feud with her famous older sister, Olivia de Havilland, died Sunday. She was 96.


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One Response to “Joan Fontaine Obituary”

  1. I always like Joan Fontaine better than
    Olivia de Havilland – i think she made
    better movies than her sister.
    My favorite movie is The Constant Nymph
    and I like her sister Olivia in The Heiress.

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