Oscar-Winning actress Joan Fontaine dies at 96

Washington, Dec. 16: Joan Fontaine, who won an Oscar for her role in Alfred Hitchcock-helmed 1940 film ‘Suspicion’, has passed away due to undisclosed reasons. She was 96.

According to People Magazine, the Hollywood star died on Sunday at her northern California house.

Apart from starring in another Hitchcock-helmed 1939 film ‘Rebecca’, the iconic actress’ other well-known movies included 1943′s ‘The Constant Nymph’, 1944′s ‘Jane Eyre’ and 1952′s ‘Ivanhoe’. (ANI)