Olivia De Havilland portrays Charlotte Bronte, the eldest of the siblings who, despite her own desire to be a writer, must put aside her dreams to care for her sisters and brother.
18 The Male Animal
Olivia de Havilland played the character of Ellen Turner in the movie 'The Male Animal'. De Havilland's role was that of the love interest and wife of the main character, Professor Tommy Turner, portrayed by Henry Fonda.
17 Hard to Get
Olivia de Havilland played the character of Margaret in the movie 'Hard to Get'. Margaret is the spoiled and beautiful daughter of New York oil magnate Ben Richards (played by Charles Winninger).
16 The Screaming Woman
Olivia de Havilland played the lead role of Laura Wynant in the TV movie 'The Screaming Woman'. Based on a short story by Ray Bradbury, the film follows Laura's journey as she becomes obsessed with the sound of a woman's voice coming from her garden. Convinced that a woman is buried alive nearby, Laura desperately tries to convince her skeptical family and neighbors to investigate.
15 The Great Garrick
In the movie 'The Great Garrick', Olivia de Havilland played the role of Germaine Dupont. The film is a historical comedy. De Havilland's character, Germaine, is a young and charming actress who catches the attention of the renowned actor David Garrick, portrayed by Brian Aherne.
14 Princess O'Rourke
Olivia de Havilland starred as the titular Princess O'Rourke in the omantic comedy-drama film of the same name. The film also starred Robert Cummings and Jack Carson. The plot follows a World War II-era princess who falls in love with an American pilot.
13 The Proud Rebel
In the movie 'The Proud Rebel,' Olivia de Havilland played the role of Linnett Moore. The film is a Western drama. De Havilland's character, Linnett, is a strong and resilient widow who lives on a farm with her young son, played by David Ladd. When her son is rendered mute after a traumatic event, Linnett seeks the help of a drifter named John Chandler, portrayed by Alan Ladd.
12 The Charge of the Light Brigade
In the movie 'The Charge of the Light Brigade', Olivia de Havilland played the role of Elsa Campbell. De Havilland's character, Elsa, is the love interest of the main character, Captain Geoffrey Vickers, portrayed by Errol Flynn. Set against the backdrop of the Crimean War, Elsa's relationship with Geoffrey becomes strained when he is falsely accused of treason.
11 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
In the movie 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex', released in 1939, Olivia de Havilland played the role of Lady Penelope Gray. Lady Penelope, is a noblewoman and a confidante of Queen Elizabeth I, portrayed by Bette Davis. Lady Penelope becomes entangled in a love triangle with the Queen and the Earl of Essex, played by Errol Flynn.
10 Dodge City
Olivia de Havilland starred in the 1939 western 'Dodge City', opposite Errol Flynn. She played Abbie Irving, a strong-willed woman who comes to Dodge City to help her brother, Tom (John Litel), who is in charge of the local law office. She quickly finds herself in the middle of a heated rivalry between rancher Wade Hatton (Errol Flynn) and cattle baron Jeff Surrett (Bruce Cabot). In the end, Abbie helps reunite the two men, and the town is once again at peace.
In the movie 'Libel,' Olivia de Havilland played the role of Lady Margaret Loddon. She is the wife of baronet Sir Mark Sebastian Loddon (played by Dirk Bogarde).
8 They Died with Their Boots On
In the movie 'They Died with Their Boots On', Olivia de Havilland played the role of Elizabeth Bacon, also known as Libby Custer. De Havilland's character, Libby, is the love interest and eventual wife of General George Armstrong Custer, portrayed by Errol Flynn. Libby stands by Custer's side throughout his military career, offering support and understanding.
7 In This Our Life
Olivia de Havilland starred as Stanley, the elder sister of Roy, in the 1942 drama film In This Our Life. Directed by John Huston, the film follows the story of two sisters who become rivals when they both fall in love with the same man, Roy. Olivia de Havilland gives a powerful performance as Stanley, a woman who is determined to get what she wants, no matter the cost. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned Olivia de Havilland an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
6 Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Olivia de Havilland starred in the American horror-thriller film 'Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte' as Miriam Deering. The film follows the story of Charlotte Hollis (Bette Davis) and her attempts to prove her innocence in the death of her lover. Miriam Deering is the cousin of Charlotte's and comes to her aid to help her prove her innocence.
5 The Snake Pit
Olivia de Havilland played Virginia Stuart Cunningham (de Havilland), a woman who is sent to a mental institution after suffering a nervous breakdown. There, she undergoes a variety of treatments, including shock therapy, in an attempt to get to the root of her mental illness.
4 Captain Blood
In the movie 'Captain Blood', Olivia de Havilland played the role of Arabella Bishop. De Havilland's character, Arabella, is a young woman of noble birth who falls in love with the protagonist, Dr. Peter Blood, portrayed by Errol Flynn. Set during the golden age of piracy, Arabella becomes entangled in the high-seas adventures and daring escapades of Captain Blood.
3 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Olivia de Havilland portrayed Maid Marian in 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'. She starred alongside Errol Flynn who portrayed the titular character, Robin Hood.
2 The Heiress
In the movie 'The Heiress', Olivia de Havilland played the role of Catherine Sloper. De Havilland's character, Catherine, is a shy and socially awkward young woman who stands to inherit a significant fortune. The story revolves around Catherine's complex relationships, particularly with her overbearing father, played by Ralph Richardson, and the charming Morris Townsend, portrayed by Montgomery Clift.
1 Gone with the Wind
In the movie 'Gone with the Wind', Olivia de Havilland played the role of Melanie Hamilton Wilkes. The film is an epic historical romance directed by Victor Fleming. De Havilland's character, Melanie, is a kind-hearted and loyal friend to the protagonist, Scarlett O'Hara, portrayed by Vivien Leigh.