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Vivien Leigh
November 5, 1913 - July 8, 1967
Nationality: English
Category: Actress
Subcategory: English Actress

Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That's why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.


Life is too short to work so hard.


Shaw is like a train. One just speaks the words and sits in one's place. But Shakespeare is like bathing in the sea - one swims where one wants.


My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.


Every single night I'm nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react.


My first husband and I are still good friends and there is no earthly reason why I should not see him. Larry and I are very much in love.


When I was at school at Paris, I had special lessons from Mademoiselle Antoine, an actress at the Comedie Francaise, and I was taken to every sort of play. I felt very grand.


I'm a Scorpio, and Scorpios eat themselves out and burn themselves up like me.


I've always been mad about cats.


People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.


I know I am right for Scarlett. I can convince Mr. Selznick.


I never found accents difficult, after learning languages.


I always know my lines.


I don't know what that Method is. Acting is life, to me, and should be.


English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.


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