Joan Fontaine Fast Facts

Joan Fontaine Fast Facts

Marriages: Alfred Wright Jr. ; Collier Young ; William Dozier ; Brian Aherne During the filming of "Rebecca," director Alfred Hitchcock convinced her that everyone on the set hated her in an effort to make her performance as a shy and uneasy character more credible. At the time of her Best Actress Oscar win, February 1942, she was the youngest to win the award at the age of 23. The long-standing feud with her sister was at such a peak during one Oscar winners' reunion in 1979 that they had to be seated on opposite ends of the stage.

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