Her second husband was Sir Laurence Olivier with whom she made numerous films including "The Hamilton Woman". She also performed with Olivier on stage in "Romeo and Juliet" They were married for twenty years. She dealt with manic depression that took a toll on their marriage until it ended in divorce.
Vivien Leigh suffered from tuberculosis that would eventually end her life on July 7, 1967 at the age of 53.
Vivien Leigh's memorial service was held in St. Martin-in-the-Fields (program pictured). She was cremated and her ashes were spread over the waters of her mill pond at her estate Tickeridge outside of London England.