He directed Jean Giraudoux's play, "Amphitryon 38," in the National Theatre production at the New Theatre in London, England with Christopher Plummer, Geraldine McEwan, Constance Cummings, Richard Kay, and Jeanne Watts in the cast.
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[May 1958, on playing Macbeth at age 30 and age 48] When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
His oldest son by Jill Esmond
, Tarquin Olivier
, says in his 1993 memoir "My Father Laurence Olivier" that he was shocked when meeting his father in California in the early 1980s that he was dissatisfied with his career and felt something of a failure. Olivier belittled his own achievements and held up the career of Cary Grant
as the paradigm of greatness. Grant, who had a fortune estimated at $70...