He acted in Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night," in the National Theatre production at the New Theatre in London, England with Constance Cummings, Denis Quilley, and Ronald Pickup in the cast. Michael Blakemore was director.
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Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
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[on Spencer Tracy
] I've learned more about acting from watching Tracy than in any other way.
Nobel Prize-winner John Steinbeck
said that Olivier's 1964 turn as Othello at the National Theatre in London was the greatest performance he had ever seen. Though Olivier received an Oscar nomination in 1966 for his performance in the film version of the National Theatre production, many critics said that the performance captured on film was merely a shadow of what they had seen on stage. Other ...
A handsome man with a magnificent speaking voice