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Olivia de Havilland 101: Everything you need to know as the movie legend celebrates her 101st birthday

Olivia de Havilland 101: Everything you need to know as the movie legend celebrates her 101st birthday

In Hollywood, you’re never too old to sue.

At least not if you’re Olivia de Havilland, the much-beloved, two-time Oscar winner whose 1943 lawsuit against Warner Bros. resulted in the collapse of the binding long-term contract system and put the De Havilland Law on the books.

On Friday, on the eve of her 101st birthday, De Havilland announced that she was suing FX and Ryan Murphy Productions over what she alleges was the unauthorized use of her identity in the recent miniseries "Feud: Bette and Joan.”

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