Lila Finn (born Lila Shanley in Los Angeles) was one of Hollywood's first and most respected stunt women. Her career spanned 60 years and included over 100 films ranging from Gone With the Wind (1939) (in which she doubled for Vivien Leigh) to Suburban Commando (1991). She was the founding president of the Stunt Woman's Association and also helped found the Screen Actors Guild. In 1993, she received a lifetime achievement award from Women in Film. When not working and raising a family, Finn was also a talented athlete who competed on the U.S. women's volleyball team from 1955 to 1960. At age 50 she won a silver medal in the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago. Finn died of heart failure on November 15, 1996, two weeks before her 87th birthday.