Laurence Olivier

Laurence Olivier
1907 - 1989

Laurence Olivier  British Actor

Laurence Olivier passed away on 11th Jul 1989 aged 82. His last relationship was when Laurence Olivier and Joan Plowright were married for 28 years before Laurence Olivier died aged 82.

Relationships

Laurence Olivier was previously married to Joan Plowright (1960 - 1989), Vivien Leigh (1936 - 1960) and Jill Esmond (1930 - 1940).

He was also in relationships with Sarah Miles (1960), Claire Bloom (1955), Marlon Brando (1951 - present), Danny Kaye (1949 - 1950), Noël Coward ( - present), Dorothy Tutin ( - present), Elissa Landi ( - present), Henry Ainley ( - present), Graham Payn ( - present), Margot Fonteyn and Shelley Winters ( - present).

Laurence Olivier had 4 children, Tarquin (80), (55), Tamsin (53) and Julie - Kate (50).

About

Laurence Olivier is a 82 year old British Actor. Born Laurence Kerr Olivier on 22nd May, 1907 in Dorking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom and educated at All Saints Choir School, he is famous for Hamlet in a career that spans 1926–1988. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Laurence Olivier was in 12 on-screen matchups, notably with Greer Garson in Pride and Prejudice (1940), Jennifer Jones in Carrie (1952), Elizabeth Sellars in A Voyage Round My Father (1984), Jean Simmons in Hamlet (1948) and Joan Fontaine in Rebecca (1940).

Laurence Olivier is a member of the following lists: Deaths in West Sussex, American Theater Hall of Fame inductees and Male Shakespearean actors.

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Confirmed Relationships14
Longest Relationship65 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship12 mths
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 3 mths
First Name Laurence
Middle Name Kerr
Last Name Olivier
Full Name at Birth Laurence Kerr Olivier
Alternative Name Larry, Larry-Boy, Baron Olivier, Kim
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd May, 1907
Birthplace Dorking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died 11th July, 1989
Place of Death Steyning, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Cause of Death Complications From A Muscle Disorder
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School All Saints Choir School, St Edward's School, Oxford, England
University Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England
Occupation Text Actor, Director, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Hamlet
Year(s) Active 1926–1988
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/607/000022541/, www.laurenceolivier.com/, twitter.com/SirLaurenceOliv, http://www.laurenceolivier.com
Father Gerard Kerr Olivier (clergyman, encouraged Laurence to become an actor)
Mother Agnes Louise Crookenden (died when Laurence was 12)
Brother Gerard Dacre (older brother)
Sister Sybille (older sister)
Friend Stewart Granger, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Raymond Massey, David Niven, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Tony Curtis, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier of Brighton, OM, Kt (/ˈlɒɹəns kɜːɹ ɒˈlɪvi.eɪ/; 22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century. He also worked in films throughout his career, playing more than fifty cinema roles. Late in his career, he had considerable success in television roles.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Laurence Olivier82 GeminiActor
British
Joan Plowright86 ScorpioActress
British
Sarah Miles74 CapricornActress
English
Claire Bloom85 AquariusActress
English
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
American
Danny Kaye74 CapricornActor
American
Vivien Leigh53 ScorpioActress
British
Jill Esmond82 AquariusActress
British
Shelley Winters85 LeoActress
American
Noël Coward73 SagittariusWriter
English
Dorothy Tutin71 AriesActress
British
Elissa Landi43 SagittariusActress
American
Henry Ainley66 Leo
British
Graham Payn87 TaurusActor
English
Margot Fonteyn71 TaurusDancer
British
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
TarquinMale21st August, 193680 years old
Male196155 years old
TamsinFemale196353 years old
Julie - KateFemale196650 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
War Requiem1989The Old SoldierMovie
Lost Empires1986Harry BurrardTV Show
Peter the Great1986King William III of OrangeTV Show
Wild Geese II1985Rudolf HessMovie
The Bounty1984Admiral HoodMovie
A Talent for Murder1984Dr. Anthony WainwrightTV Movie
A Voyage Round My Father1984Clifford MortimerTV Movie
The Ebony Tower1984Henry BreasleyTV Movie
The Last Days of Pompeii1984GaiusTV Show
The Jigsaw Man1983Adm. Sir Gerald ScaithMovie
King Lear1983King LearTV Movie
Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson1983Joe HalpernTV Movie
Wagner1983PfeufferTV Show
Clash of the Titans1981ZeusMovie
Inchon1981Gen. Douglas MacArthurMovie
Brideshead Revisited1981Lord MarchmainTV Show
The Jazz Singer1980Cantor RabinovitchMovie
A Little Romance1979Julius Edmond SantorinMovie
Dracula1979Prof. Abraham Van HelsingMovie
The Betsy1978Number OneMovie
The Boys from Brazil1978Ezra LiebermanMovie
Daphne Laureola1978Sir JosephTV Movie
Saturday, Sunday, Monday1978AntonioTV Movie
A Bridge Too Far1977Doctor SpaanderMovie
Come Back, Little Sheba1977Doc DelaneyTV Movie
Jesus of Nazareth1977NicodemusTV Show
Marathon Man1976SzellMovie
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution1976Professor James MoriartyMovie
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof1976Big DaddyTV Movie
Love Among the Ruins1975Sir Arthur Glanville-JonesTV Movie
The Rehearsal1974Movie
The Merchant of Venice1973ShylockTV Movie
Lady Caroline Lamb1972Duke of WellingtonMovie
Sleuth1972Andrew WykeMovie
Nicholas and Alexandra1971Count WitteMovie
Great Performances1971HarryTV Show
Three Sisters1970Dr. Ivan ChebutikinMovie
Battle of Britain1969Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh DowdingMovie
Oh! What a Lovely War1969Field-Marshal Sir John FrenchMovie
David Copperfield1969Mr. CreakleTV Movie
Male of the Species1969NarratorTV Movie
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1969James Tyrone Sr.TV Show
The Dance of Death1969EdgarMovie
Romeo and Juliet1968Narrator (voice, uncredited)Movie
The Shoes of the Fisherman1968Premier Piotr Ilyich KamenevMovie
Khartoum1966The MahdiMovie
NET Playhouse1966AstrovTV Show
Bunny Lake Is Missing1965Superintendent NewhouseMovie
Othello1965OthelloMovie
Uncle Vanya1963Dr. AstrovMovie
Term of Trial1962Graham WeirMovie
The Power and the Glory1961PriestTV Movie
Spartacus1960CrassusMovie
The Entertainer1960Archie RiceMovie
The Devil's Disciple1959Gen. BurgoyneMovie
The Moon and Sixpence1959Charles StricklandTV Movie
The Prince and the Showgirl1957The RegentMovie
Richard III1955Richard IIIMovie
ITV Play of the Week1955John Gabriel BorkmanTV Show
The Beggar's Opera1953Captain MacHeathMovie
Carrie1952George HurstwoodMovie
The Magic Box1951Police Constable 94-BMovie
Hamlet1948Hamlet - Prince of DenmarkMovie
Henry V1944King Henry V of EnglandMovie
This Happy Breed1944Narrator (uncredited)Movie
Adventure for Two1943Ivan KouznetsoffMovie
That Hamilton Woman1941Lord Horatio NelsonMovie
49th Parallel1941Johnnie - the TrapperMovie
21 Days Together1940Larry DurrantMovie
Pride and Prejudice1940Mr. DarcyMovie
Rebecca1940'Maxim' de WinterMovie
Clouds Over Europe1939Tony McVaneMovie
Wuthering Heights1939HeathcliffMovie
The Divorce of Lady X1938Everard LoganMovie
Fire Over England1937Michael IngolbyMovie
As You Like It1936OrlandoMovie
The Conquest of the Air1936Vincent LunardiMovie
I Stand Condemned1935Capt. Ivan IgnatoffMovie
Perfect Understanding1933Nicholas RandallMovie
No Funny Business1933Clive DeringMovie
Westward Passage1932Nick AllenMovie
Friends and Lovers1931Lieutenant Ned NicholsMovie
The Yellow Ticket1931Julian RolfeMovie
Potiphar's Wife1931StrakerMovie
The Temporary Widow1930Peter BilleMovie
Too Many Crooks1930The ManMovie
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silverscreenjimMar 2, 2010

A great stage and screen actor..one of Englands finest sons.His voice was perfect and could hold one`s attention so well just with his speech..let alone his acting ability.Listen to him narrate the world at war ..fantastic.


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