Joan Fontaine is renowned for her leading roles in films during the ‘Classical Hollywood’ era. In a career that spread approximately five decades she starred in more than forty-five feature films. She started her career as a stage actor with RKO pictures. ‘The Man Who Found Himself,’ an aviation film marked her first major role. She bagged in her first ‘Academy Award’ nomination for her performance in ‘Rebecca,’ the romantic psychological thriller film. She won an ‘Academy Award’ for playing Lina McLaidlaw Aysgrath in ‘Suspicion,’ the romantic psychological thriller. She was garnered with yet another ‘Academy Award’ nomination for ‘The Constant Nymph,’ the romantic drama film. Some of her most popular and notable film credits include, ‘Letter From an Unknown Woman,’ ‘Jane Eyre,’ ‘The Women,’ ‘Born to Be Bad,’ ‘September Affair,’ ‘Gunga Din,’ and ‘Ivanhoe,’ amongst various others.