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Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), Actress

Sitter associated with 132 portraits
Born Vivian Hartley in Darjeeling, India, and educated in England and on the Continent, Leigh made her British film debut in Things Are Looking Up (1934). Her appearance opposite Laurence Olivier in Fire Over England (1937) led to a well-publicised romance. A household name following her Oscar-winning role as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939), Leigh's marriage to Olivier in 1940 placed her at the centre of British theatre.

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P140(35)

Vivien Leigh

by Bertram Park
chlorobromide print, 16 July 1935
NPG P140(35)

P742

Vivien Leigh

by Madame Yevonde
colour dye transfer print, 1936
NPG P742

P901

Vivien Leigh; Angus McBean

by John Vickers
bromide print, 1938
NPG P901

P238

Vivien Leigh

by Laszlo Willinger
bromide print, 1940
NPG P238

P62

Vivien Leigh

by Angus McBean
vintage bromide print, 1952
NPG P62

x137765

Vivien Leigh

by Vivienne
vintage print, 1930s
NPG x137765

x135030

Dame (Esmerelda) Cicely Courtneidge on the set of 'Things Are Looking Up' (group including Vivien Leigh)

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 24 August 1934
NPG x135030

x135031

Dame (Esmerelda) Cicely Courtneidge on the set of 'Things Are Looking Up' (group including Vivien Leigh)

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 24 August 1934
NPG x135031

x19227

Vivien Leigh

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate negative, 16 May 1935
NPG x19227

x46503

Vivien Leigh

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1935
NPG x46503

x19224

Vivien Leigh

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 16 April 1935
NPG x19224

x19225

Vivien Leigh

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 16 April 1935
NPG x19225

x19226

Vivien Leigh

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 16 April 1935
NPG x19226

x19228

Vivien Leigh

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 16 April 1935
NPG x19228

x16832

Vivien Leigh

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative, 1936
NPG x16832

x16833

Vivien Leigh

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative, 1936
NPG x16833

x16835

Vivien Leigh

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative, 1936
NPG x16835

x16836

Vivien Leigh

by Cyril Arapoff
film negative, 1936
NPG x16836