A mother and child approach a wreath of flowers placed for the memory of actress Ann Rutherford in Hollywood on June 8, 2012 in California. Rutherford, 94, who played Scarlett's cheery younger sister in the Civil War epic 'Gone with the Wind' has died, according to reports in the Los Angeles Times. A close friend told the daily that Rutherford died Monday night at her home in Beverly Hills after years of heart problems and declining health. Rutherford also appeared in westerns and as Mickey Rooney's teenage girlfriend in the Andy Hardy film series from 1937 to 1958, and on 'The Bob Newhart Show' on television. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN
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Ann Rutherford attends 65th Birthday Party for George Murphy on June 23, 1990 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
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Ann Rutherford during Focus Features presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Hollywoodland' at Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills, California, United States.
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Actress Ann Rutherford arrives at the world premiere of the restored 'A Star is born' during the opening Night Gala of the 2010 TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, California, on April 23, 2010. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS
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Actress Ann Rutherford at the 4th Annual LA Jewish Film Festival Opening Night Gala Event.
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Actress Ann Rutherford arrives at the 34th AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Sir Sean Connery held at the Kodak Theatre on June 8, 2006 in Hollywood, California.
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Ann Rutherford poses for a fashion portrait. Image dated February 1, 1947.