Played Macbeth in "Macbeth".
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Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
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Surely we have always acted; it is an instinct inherent in all of us. Some of us are better at it than others, but we all do it.
Was gradually forced out of his position as head of the National Theatre by the board of directors after the board vetoed a production of Rolf Hochhuth
's 1968 play "Soldaten" ("Soldiers"). The controversial play, championed by National Theatre dramaturge Kenneth Tynan
, implied that Winston Churchill
had arranged the death of General Wladyslaw Sikorski, prime minister of the Polish ...