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Leigh

(Aurora) (pron. Lee). The heroine of Mrs. Browning's poem so called, designed to show the noble aim of true art. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894LeilahLeices…

Hunt

Like Hunt's dog, he would neither go to church nor stay at home. One Hunt, a labouring man in Shropshire, kept a mastiff, which, on being shut up while his master went to church, howled and…

Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh director, screenwriter Born: 2/20/1943 Birthplace: Salford, England As director and screenwriter, Leigh works improvisationally with actors in the early stages of developing …

Janet Leigh

Name at birth: Jeanette Helen MorrisonBlonde, calmly beautiful and undeniably a grownup, Janet Leigh was one of the biggest movie stars of the 1950s. Leigh began making movies in 1947, and her 11-yea…

Vivien Leigh

Name at birth: Vivian Mary HartleyVivien Leigh didn't make many films, but she made movie history with her portrayal of Scarlett in Gone With the Wind (1939, opposite Clark Gable), winning her first O…

Mike Leigh

Oscar-nominated filmmaker and playwright Mike Leigh is famous for bittersweet stories of the English working-class, but his best known films in recent years include the optimistic Happy-Go-Lucky (2008…

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh(Jeanette Helen Morrison)actressBorn: 7/6/1927Birthplace: Merced, California At first cast in routine ingénue roles, Leigh became a capable leading lady, especially compellin…

Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh (Vivian Mary Hartley)actress Born: 11/5/1913Birthplace: Darjeeling, India Legendary in her Oscar-winning role as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939), Leigh also was famo…

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh(Jeanette Helen Morrison)actressBorn: 7/6/1927Birthplace: Merced, California At first cast in routine ingénue roles, Leigh became a capable leading lady, especially compellin…

Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh (Vivian Mary Hartley)actress Born: 11/5/1913Birthplace: Darjeeling, India Legendary in her Oscar-winning role as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939), Leigh also was famo…