South Carolina (Reuters): Actress Alicia Rhett, who was the oldest surviving cast member of the classic 1939 film ‘Gone With The Wind’, died in South Carolina on Friday, officials at her retirement community said. She was 98. Savannah, Georgia-born Rhett portrayed India Wilkes, sister of Ashley Wilkes in the award-winning film based on Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer Prize-winning historical novel of the same name. ‘Truly a beautiful woman, her passion for the arts and love of Charleston were unrivaled.