Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier

Gender

Male

Known Credits

16

Laurence Olivier

Date of Birth: May 22, 1907

Birthplace: Dorking, Surrey, England, UK

 

 

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor, director, and producer. He was one of the most famous and revered actors of the 20th century. He married three times, to fellow actors Jill Esmond, Vivien Leigh, and Joan Plowright. Olivier played a wide variety of roles on stage and screen from Greek tragedy, Shakespeare and Restoration comedy to modern American and British drama.

Known For

Filmography

The Gentleman Tramp

The Gentleman Tramp

as Narrator

1991

Peter the Great

Peter the Great

as King William III of Orange

1986

Wagner

Wagner

as Pfeufer

1984

The Bounty

The Bounty

as Admiral Hood

1984

The Boys from Brazil

The Boys from Brazil

as Ezra Lieberman

1978

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

as Dr. Jan Spaander

1977

Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus of Nazareth

as Nikodemus

1977

Marathon Man

Marathon Man

as Christian Szell

1976

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Long Day's Journey Into Night

as James Tyrone Sr.

1973

Lady Caroline Lamb

Lady Caroline Lamb

as Duke of Wellington

1973

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

as Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding

1969

Bunny Lake Is Missing

Bunny Lake Is Missing

as Supt. Newhouse

1965

Spartacus

Spartacus

as Marcus Licinius Crassus

1960

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman

as Lord Horatio Nelson

1941

Rebecca

Rebecca

as 'Maxim' de Winter

1940