Olivia de Havilland: A Celebration

28 Jul


Olivia de Havilland died peacefully in Paris on Saturday.

She went the way we all strive to go–in her sleep, having recently celebrated her 104th birthday. Her daughter Gisèle had just been over for a visit. She was loved and adored not only by a wide circle of friends and family, but by fans all over the world. She knew it, and she felt it always. In short, she left this world a happy, fulfilled woman surrounded by love. The fact that this is how it happened for her fills my heart.

With that said, yesterday was a very strange day for me. Olivia de Havilland has been a bedrock of my life for many years. From Backlots’ earliest days, Olivia de Havilland’s life and career has been a source of fascination, inspiration, and admiration. She lived a life filled to the brim with experiences most of us can only…

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Posted by on July 28, 2020 in Uncategorized


2 responses to “Olivia de Havilland: A Celebration

  1. Linnea Tanner

    July 28, 2020 at 5:18 pm

    What an amazing legacy that Olivia de Havilland left!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. dorannrule

    August 3, 2020 at 6:32 pm

    Oh, I love the photo of her and her pug!

    Liked by 1 person


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