REST IN PEACE VIVIEN LEIGH | 5 November 1913 – 7 July 1967
“It’s much easier to make people cry than to make them laugh.”
Vivien Leigh as Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, 1955. Photo by Angus McBean.
“I’ve always thought of Vivien as a bird of paradise. Maybe now she can find her own.” - Noel Coward
Rest in peace, Vivien.
‘She was always beautiful, always simply but exquisitely dressed, highly intelligent (she did The Times crossword daily, and her reading ranged from Confucius to Montaigne) and infinitely concerned with her work as an actress. These things are all part of the enigma - and the legend.”