Pioneering Hollywood actress celebrates 104th birthday

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2:32 | 07/02/20

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that but now it is time for "Pop news" and Lara and the sidekick, your co-anchor. Is she with you this morning? Yes, look at her. We're working really hard on this training thing. So far so good, guys. Cross fingers and let me get through this fast. All right, we have a lot to talk we're going to begin with the last remaining star of Hollywood's golden age, Olivia de havilland turned 104 years old yesterday. De havilland has won the best actress Oscar not once but twice and in 1944 I did not know this, guys, she redefined the business by becoming a free agent leaving her studio and demanding to control the roles that she would consider taking. That move paved the way for future actors to flourish without being tied to one studio. Today we still have the de havilland law. It prevents exclusive contract from lasting longer than seven years. Amazing work she did. What a trail blazer. No word on how she spent the special day. There she is. That's her 103rd birthday last year celebrated by riding her bike near her home in France. Happy birthday dame Olivia. An amazing story and an amazing life. Up next, actor Jason momoa, you know him from "Game of thrones," "Aquaman" and now frosty the snowman. Big, strong Jason momoa will provide the voice for frosty in an upcoming live action film about the snowman that comes to life. The team behind "Elf" will write the script. Warner brothers is thrilled with this unexpected choice in Jason saying in part, quote, from his fearsome count in the land of ice and fire to the oceanic success of "Aquaman," Jason was the perfect choice to bring this beloved character to life. We think so too. The original frosty, there he is, aired in December of 1969 voiced by Jackie Vernon. This version sure to melt your heart but hopefully not frosty's. And finally, boys and America, move over, Tom Cruise. Roll 'em. [ playing the theme to "Mission: Impossible" ] Oh, yeah, we call this mini mission impossible complete with drool. Baby Ryland, 6 months old getting over a million views in a few hours. Mission accomplished and so is

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