Looking Back At The Late Olivia De Havilland Through The Years


UPDATED: 1/26/2022

Dame Olivia de Havilland was one of the last major living legends of the Golden Age of Hollywood. She recently passed away at the incredible age of 104 and we miss her so much. Many know her from the film Gone With the Wind and remember her as a gorgeous Golden Age starlet. Even in her later years, time had been very kind to her.


Today, we’re looking back at her incredible life through photos. We can’t help but take in all that she was throughout the many years of her beautiful life. Here’s to looking back at the late Olivia de Havilland throughout the years.


Olivia de Havilland through the years…

British-American actress Olivia de Havilland, 1938. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The stunning Olivia de Havilland pictured in 1938, wasn’t she just gorgeous? During this time, she was working on a number of films such as Gold Is Where You Find It, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and Hard to GetGone With the Wind would follow in 1939, which is the film she’s most known for.

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Olivia de Havilland, British actress, wearing a pearl necklace as she poses with a black lace fan in a studio portrait, against a red background, circa 1945. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)

De Havilland stuns in a colorized photo wearing a pearl necklace and posing with a black lace fan. The photo was taken sometime in 1945. This year, she was working on the 1946 films To Each His Own and The Dark Mirror, just to name a few.

LOS ANGELES – CIRCA 1950: Actress Olivia de Havilland poses for a portrait circa 1950 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

The actress poses for a portrait sometime in 1950. She was not actively working on any films this year, but soon to come was My Cousin Rachel in 1952.

Actress Olivia de Havilland as Miriam in the thriller ‘Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte’, 1964. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)

De Havilland poses as Miriam in the film Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte in the year 1964. In this year, she also came out with Lady in a Cage.

Unspecified – 1972: Olivia de Havilland appearing in the Walt Disney Television via Getty Images tv movie ‘The Screaming Woman’. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

De Havilland poses for a photo in 1972 for the Disney TV movie The Screaming Woman. She was also in the 1972 film Pope Joan.

ANASTASIA: THE MYSTERY OF ANNA — Air Date 12/07/1986 — Pictured: Olivia de Havilland — Photo by: Alan Singer/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images

A stunning portrait of de Havilland on December 7th, 1986. During this year, she appeared in two TV mini-series; North and South, Book II, and Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna.

NEW YORK CITY – SEPTEMBER 29: Actress Olivia de Havilland attends Christening of Grand Princess Cruise Ship on September 29, 1998 at Pier 88 in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

De Havilland attends the Christening of Grand Princess Cruise Ship in 1998 in New York City. It was a few years before in ’88 that her final acting credit would come for the TV movie The Woman He Loved, and she would retire thereafter.

FRANCE – NOVEMBER 28: Olivia de Havilland in Versailles, France on November 28, 2005 (Photo by Alain BENAINOUS/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

De Havilland in Versailles, France in 2005. She was fully retired from acting at this point.

This photo was posted on July 1st. No one knew it would be one of the last photos we would ever see of de Havilland, who turned 104 years old that day.

We will miss her greatly!

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