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Oscar Winner Joan Fontaine Dead at 96

Sister of Olivia de Havilland feuded with sibling for years

(Newser) - Joan Fontaine, who won the Best Actress Oscar in 1941 for her role opposite Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion, died peacefully in her sleep at her Carmel, Calif., home yesterday at age 96, the AP reports. Fontaine was also nominated for Oscars for her lead roles in The ... More »

Sisters' Oscar Feud Continues, 71 Years Later

Sisters Olivia de Havilland, Joan Fontaine still don't speak

(Newser) - Olivia de Havilland and her sister, Joan Fontaine, have been feuding away since they were kids—but things got really bad at the 1942 Academy Awards, and they've never improved. De Havilland is, of course, well known for her role as Melanie Hamilton Wilkes in Gone With the Wind.... More »

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