Jean-Pierre Aumont — French actor, co-starred with Vivien in Tovarich
Don Bachardy — American artist, former partner of author Christopher Isherwood, sketched Vivien in the 1960s
Dirk Bogarde — British actor, friend of Vivien
Bernard Braden — British actor, co-starred as Mitch in the London stage version of A Streetcar Named Desire
George Cukor — American director, lifelong friend of Vivien
Olivia de Havilland — American actress, co-starred as Melanie in Gone with the Wind
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. — American actor, best friends with Laurence Olivier
Gene Kelly — American actor, best known for musicals Singin’ in the Rain and An American in Paris
David Niven — British actor, lifelong friend of Vivien and Laurence Olivier
Jose Quintero — Directed Vivien in The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Terence Rattigan — British playwright, penned The Sleeping Prince and The Deep Blue Sea
Godfrey Winn — British writer, lifelong friend of Vivien
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