Definition of Vivien Leigh from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Vivien Leigh

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(1913-67) an English actor, born in India. She achieved great success in the London theatre in the 1930s. She married Laurence Olivier in 1940 and they moved to Hollywood, where she won Oscars for Gone with the Wind (1939) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).