(11/2/50) Radio: Appeared on "CBS Radio Theater" in Daphne Du Maurier
's "Rebecca". He and his wife Vivien Leigh
made their first U.S. radio broadcast with this production.
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Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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 Time I was gone. Time I was dead.
Wanted desperately to stage "Guys and Dolls" in the early 1970s, as he dreamed of playing Sky Masterson, but after stringing him along for several years, the board of governors of the National Theatre vetoed any chance of a production. After years of being hamstrung by the board, Olivier resigned as artistic director in 1973 without being able to name his successor. The governors appointed Peter
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and royalty figures