Played Hal in "Henry V".
3 Biographical Movies |
11 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
17 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[on ex-wife Vivien Leigh
] We were like brother and sister, just as she always wanted. But fortunately, occasional incest was allowed.
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 ...
Roles in Shakespeare adaptations