Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winner for 'Suspicion,' dies at age 96

  • Article by: BOB THOMAS , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 16, 2013 - 1:23 AM

CARMEL, Calif. — Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion" and "Rebecca" and also was featured in films by Billy Wilder, Fritz Lang and Nicholas Ray, died Sunday. She was 96.

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fishstixDec. 16, 13 7:24 AM

Ms. Fontaine is the only person to win the Oscar for best actor/actress for an Alfred Hitchcock film. She won for "Suspicion" in 1941. R.I.P.

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