Actress | Soundtrack | Producer
When she decided on a movie career, her mother told her that Warner Bros.--which had sister Olivia de Havilland under contract--was "Olivia's studio" and that Joan was not to pursue work there. She realized that she couldn't use the de Havilland ...
[on working with Orson Welles on Jane Eyre (1943)] You cannot battle an elephant. Orson was such a big man in every way that no one could stand up to him. On the first day at 4 o'clock, he strode in followed by his agent, a dwarf, his valet and a ...
Often played delicate women put through emotional turmoil
Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland
Carmel, California, USA
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