Directors Referred To Her As “The Perfect Actor.”
According to Vivien Leigh, she had to overcome her physical attractiveness since it hid her acting ability. As one director put it, “she’s an actor who’s limited by her own physical attributes.
Gone with the Wind and A Streetcar Named Desire are her most recognized parts, although she was really more active on stage throughout her career. Her last decades were marred by repeated attacks of TB, and she died in 1967 after a recurrence.