Sarkozy honours Olivia de Havilland

September 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Sep 10 (ANI): ‘Gone With The Wind’ actress Olivia de Havilland has been awarded the Legion of Honour by the president of France.

The 94-year-old Oscar-winning actress looked radiant as Nicolas Sarkozy pinned on the insignia of the chevalier, or knight, of the Legion of Honour at the presidential palace, reports the Mirror.

Sarkozy told de Havilland “you honour France for having chosen us”.

The American actress of British origin has lived in Paris since 1953.

De Havilland played the role of fragile southern belle Melanie Wilkes in ‘Gone With The Wind’ and is the last surviving major star of the 1939 classic. (ANI)

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