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Laurence Olivier

Laurence OlivierAKA Laurence Kerr Olivier

Born: 22-May-1907
Birthplace: Dorking, Surrey, England
Died: 11-Jul-1989
Location of death: Steyning, West Sussex, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Westminster Abbey, London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Shakespearean actor

Father: (clergyman)
Wife: Jill Esmond (actress, m. 25-Jul-1930, div. 29-Jan-1940)
Son: Tarquin Olivier (b. 21-Aug-1936)
Wife: Vivien Leigh (actress, m. 31-Aug-1940, div. 2-Dec-1960)
Wife: Joan Plowright (actress, m. 17-Mar-1961)
Son: Richard Olivier (b. 1962)
Daughter: Julie Kate Olivier (b. 26-Jan-1966)
Daughter: Tamsin
Slept with: Danny Kaye
Slept with: Noel Coward
Sister: Sybille (d. Apr-1989)

    High School: St Edward's School, Oxford, England
    University: Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England

    Garrick Club
    Oscar for Best Actor 1949 for Hamlet
    Emmy 1960 for The Moon and Sixpence
    Emmy 1973 for Long Day's Journey Into Night
    Emmy 1975 for Love Among the Ruins
    Emmy 1982 for Brideshead Revisited
    Emmy 1984 for King Lear
    Golden Globe 1949 for Hamlet
    Golden Globe 1974 for Marathon Man
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6321 Hollywood Blvd.
    Knight of the British Empire 1947
    Sonning Prize 1966
    Endorsement of Polaroid
    Lost Child Custody
    Appendectomy
    Hip Replacement Surgery (Mar-1989)
    Huguenot Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer, Depression, Appendicitis, Gout

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Three Sisters (2-Nov-1970)
    The Prince and the Showgirl (13-Jun-1957)
    Richard III (16-Apr-1955)
    Hamlet (28-Sep-1948)
    Henry the Fift (Nov-1944)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    War Requiem (6-Jan-1989)
    Peter the Great (2-Feb-1986)
    Wild Geese II (12-Jun-1985)
    The Last Days of Pompeii (6-May-1984)
    The Bounty (4-May-1984) · Adm. Hood
    A Voyage Round My Father (19-Apr-1984)
    King Lear (26-Jan-1984)
    The Ebony Tower (1984)
    Wagner (Dec-1983)
    The Jigsaw Man (1983)
    Brideshead Revisited (12-Oct-1981)
    Clash of the Titans (12-Jun-1981) · Zeus
    Inchon (4-May-1981)
    The Jazz Singer (19-Dec-1980) · Cantor Rabinovitch
    Dracula (20-Jul-1979) · Van Helsing
    A Little Romance (27-Apr-1979) · Julius
    The Boys From Brazil (5-Oct-1978)
    The Betsy (9-Feb-1978) · Number One
    The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (22-Jul-1977) · Prof. Moriarty
    A Bridge Too Far (15-Jun-1977)
    Marathon Man (6-Oct-1976) · Szell
    Love Among the Ruins (6-Mar-1975)
    Sleuth (10-Dec-1972) · Andrew Wyke
    Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
    Nicholas and Alexandra (29-Nov-1971)
    Three Sisters (2-Nov-1970)
    Battle of Britain (15-Sep-1969) · Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding
    The Dance of Death (Aug-1969)
    Oh! What a Lovely War (10-Mar-1969)
    David Copperfield (1969)
    The Shoes of the Fisherman (14-Nov-1968) · Piotr Ilyich Kamenev
    Khartoum (9-Jun-1966)
    Othello (15-Dec-1965) · Othello
    Bunny Lake is Missing (3-Oct-1965) · Newhouse
    Term of Trial (16-Aug-1962) · Graham Weir
    The Power and the Glory (29-Oct-1961)
    Spartacus (6-Oct-1960) · Crassus
    The Entertainer (3-Oct-1960) · Archie Rice
    The Devil's Disciple (21-Aug-1959) · Gen. Burgoyne
    The Prince and the Showgirl (13-Jun-1957) · The Regent
    Richard III (16-Apr-1955) · Richard III
    The Beggar's Opera (9-Jun-1953) · Singer
    Carrie (17-Jul-1952)
    The Magic Box (1951)
    Hamlet (28-Sep-1948) · Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
    Henry the Fift (Nov-1944)
    Adventure for Two (18-Nov-1943) · Ivan Dimitrievich Kouznetsoff
    Forty-Ninth Parallel (8-Oct-1941) · Johnnie, the Trapper
    That Hamilton Woman (3-Apr-1941) · Lord Horatio Nelson
    Pride and Prejudice (26-Jul-1940) · Mr. Darcy
    Rebecca (27-Mar-1940) · Maxim de Winter
    21 Days (7-Jan-1940)
    Wuthering Heights (13-Apr-1939) · Heathcliff
    Clouds Over Europe (4-Mar-1939)
    The Divorce of Lady X (1-Jan-1938) · Logan
    Fire Over England (8-Jan-1937) · Michael
    Conquest of the Air (Dec-1936) · Vincent Lunardi
    As You Like It (3-Sep-1936) · Orlando
    Perfect Understanding (24-Feb-1933) · Nick Randall
    Westward Passage (27-May-1932) · Nick
    Friends and Lovers (3-Oct-1931) · Lt. Ned Nichols

Official Website:
http://www.laurenceolivier.com/


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