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Leslie Howard (lahir László Howard Steiner, Templat:Lahimati) adalah seorang aktor, sutradara, dan produser film dan panggung Inggris.[1] Howard juga menulis beberapa cerita dan artikel untuk The New York Times, The New Yorker dan Vanity Fair. Howard adalah salah satu idola film dan box-office terbesar pada 1930an namun paling diingat pada masa sekarang karena memerankan Ashley Wilkes dalam Gone with the Wind (1939). Howard memiliki peran dalam beberapa film terkenal lainnya, yang meliputi: Berkeley Square (1933), Of Human Bondage (1934), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), The Petrified Forest (1936), Pygmalion (1938), Intermezzo (1939), "Pimpernel" Smith (1941) dan The First of the Few (1942), meraih dua nominasi untuk Aktor Terbaik (Academy Awards).

Leslie Howard
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Howard sebagai Ashley Wilkes dalam Gone with the Wind (1939)
LahirLeslie Howard Steiner
(1893-04-03)3 April 1893
Forest Hill, London, Inggris,
Britania Raya
Meninggal1 Juni 1943(1943-06-01) (umur 50)
Di laut Teluk Biscay
PekerjaanAktor, sutradara, produser
Tahun aktif1916–1943
Suami/istriRuth Evelyn Martin (1916–1943; kematiannya; 2 anak)
AnakRonald Howard (1918–1996)
Leslie Ruth Howard
(1924–2013)

Aktivitas Howard pada Perang Dunia II meliputi akting dan membuat film. Ia aktif dalam propaganda anti-Jerman dan dirumarkan memiliki keterkaitan dengan Intelijensi Sekutu atau Inggris, yang mendatangkan teori konspirasi terkait kematiannya pada 1943 di tangan Luftwaffe Jerman saat pesawat Inggris yang ia tumpangi ditembak di Teluk Biscay.

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  1. ^ Obituary Variety, 9 June 1943.

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  • Colvin Ian. Admiral Canaris: Chief of Intelligence. London: Colvin Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-4067-5821-4.
  • Colvin Ian. Flight 777: The Mystery Of Leslie Howard. London: Evans Brothers, 1957.
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  • Howard, Leslie, ed. with Ronald Howard. Trivial Fond Records. London: William Kimber & Co Ltd, 1982. ISBN 978-0-7183-0418-8.
  • Howard, Leslie Ruth. A Quite Remarkable Father: A Biography of Leslie Howard. New York: Harcourt Brace and Co., 1959.
  • Howard, Ronald. In Search of My Father: A Portrait of Leslie Howard. London: St. Martin's Press, 1984. ISBN 0-312-41161-8.
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  • Stevenson, William. A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible World War II Narrative of the Hero Whose Spy Network and Secret Diplomacy Changed the Course of History. Guilford, Delaware: Lyons Press, 1976, reissued in 2000. ISBN 1-58574-154-X.
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