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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th March 1921 Actor Dirk Bogarde is born in Hampstead, London.
28th March 1858 The original Chelsea toll & suspension bridge designed by Thomas Page was opened.
Vivien Leigh lived here
Award winning actress Vivien Leigh lived and died here.
Location: 53 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London
Description: Actress Vivien Leigh lived and died here. She is best known for her Academy Award winning portrayal of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind (1939). After playing Blanche DuBois in the 1949 London staging of A Streetcar Named Desire, she won her second Oscar for the 1951 film version.
Vivien Leigh died here on July 7, 1967 from complications of her tuberculosis.
Tagged in this Tour: Hollywood Legends London Tour