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Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[first address to the House of Lords, 1971] I believe in the theater; I believe in it as the first glamorizer of thought. It restores dramatic dynamics and their relations to life size.
Turned down the role of Humbert in Lolita
(1962). He originally agreed with Stanley Kubrick
, his director on Spartacus
(1960), to appear in his film of Vladimir Nabokov
's controversial classic, but dropped out on the advice of his agent. Ironically, Kubrick shared the same agent.
Roles in Shakespeare adaptations