Actress Joan Fontaine poses in this 1945 file photo. The Oscar-winning actress has died at the age of 96. Longtime friend Noel Beutel says she died in her sleep in her Carmel home Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.
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published Sunday, December 15th, 2013
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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.