Person    | Female  Born 5/11/1913  Died 8/7/1967

Vivien Leigh

Categories: Cinema, Theatre

Born Darjeeling, India. With her husband Laurence Olivier, she managed the St James's Theatre from 1950 to its closure in 1957. She led a vigorous but unsuccessful campaign to try and save it. Died 54 Eaton Square.

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Vivien Leigh

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St James's Theatre - Olivier relief

We choose this as our featured memorial in March 2007 since this year sees th...

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St James's Theatre - SWET

Theatreland - heart of the performing arts in London. St James's Theatre O...

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Vivien Leigh SW1

English Heritage Vivien Leigh, 1913-1967, actress, lived here.

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Michael Simkins

Michael Simkins

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1 memorial
Robert William Paul

Robert William Paul

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1 memorial
Lord Richard Attenborough, CBE

Lord Richard Attenborough, CBE

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1 memorial
First cinema in Britain

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Event, Cinema, France

2 memorials
Roger Lloyd-Pack

Roger Lloyd-Pack

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Person, Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial