Agencia EFEDecember 16, 2013 13:50
Washington, Dec 16 (EFE).- British-American actress Joan Fontaine, winner of an Oscar for her role in "Suspicion," died over the weekend, her assistant told The Hollywood Reporter. She was 96.
Fontaine, a movie icon of the 1940s, passed away Sunday from natural causes at her home in Carmel, California.
The actress was a three-time nominee for an Oscar as Best Actress and was the inspiration of director Alfred Hitchcock in "Rebecca" and "Suspicion," co-starring Cary Grant.