(7/9/63) Stage: Appeared in and directed John Ford's "The Broken Heart," at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, Sussex, England, with Robert Lang, John Neville
, Joan Greenwood
, Keith Michell
, Peter Woodthorpe, Rosemary Harris
, Fay Compton
and Alan Howard in the cast. Roger Furse was designer.
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Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
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Did You Know?
[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.
In his 1983 autobiography "Confessions of an Actor," Olivier writes that upon meeting Marilyn Monroe
preparatory to the commencement of production of The Prince and the Showgirl
(1957), he was convinced he was going to fall in love with her. During production, Olivier bore the brunt of Marilyn's famous indiscipline and wound up despising her. However, he admits that she was wonderful in the film,...