Record ID:
35853975 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 83201744
  • 19171022
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • 20131215
  • Carmel (Calif.)
Associated with:
  • United States
  • Actor
Used for:
  • De Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan, 1917-2013
  • Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan de, 1917-2013
  • De Havilland, Joan, 1917-2013
  • Havilland, Joan de, 1917-2013
  • Joan Fontaine (1917-2013) was a British American actress.
  • Higham, C. Sisters, the lives of Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine, 1984 CIP t.p. (Joan Fontaine)
  • LC data base, 10/14/83 (hdg.: Fontaine, Joan, 1917- )
  • Halliwell's Filmgoer's comp., 1988 (Fontaine, Joan; AKA Joan de Havilland)
  • NUCMC data from Boston Univ., Dept. of Spec. Coll. for Joan Fontaine collection, 1929-1997 (Joan Fontaine; b. Joan De Beauvoir de Havilland in Japan; came to U.S. in 1919; naturalized citizen; actress, lecturer, and author)
  • IMDb, July 27, 2005 (Joan Fontaine; b. Oct. 22, 1917, Tokyo, Japan; sometimes credited as Joan Burfield; birth name: Joan De Beauvoir De Havilland)
  • Wikipedia, via WWW, Oct. 17, 2012 (Joan Fontaine; Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland; b. Oct. 22, 1917 in Tokyo, Japan; spouses: Brian Aherne (m.1939-1945; divorced), William Dozier (m.1946-1951), Collier Young (m.1952-1961), Alfred Wright, Jr. (m.1964-1969); sister of Olivia de Havilland; British American actress)
  • New York times (online), viewed Dec. 16, 2013 (in obituary published Dec. 15: Joan Fontaine; b. Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland, Oct. 22, 1917, Tokyo, to British parents; moved with her mother to Saratoga, Calif., 1919; moved back to Japan at age 15; returned to the U.S. in 1934 and soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue a film career; took the surname of her stepfather, George M. Fontaine, as her stage name; also briefly used the name Joan Burfield, inspired by a Los Angeles street sign [no publications in LC database]; d. Sunday [Dec. 15, 2013], Carmel, Calif., aged 96; patrician blond actress who rose to stardom as a haunted second wife in the Alfred Hitchcock film Rebecca in 1940 and won an Academy Award for her portrayal of a terrified newlywed in Hitchcock's Suspicion; also appeared on stage and television)
Local system number:
  • (AuCNL)307578
  • 000000859062
  • abv01559101
Cataloguing source:
Authentication code:
  • kin