3 Biographical Movies |
12 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)
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[on Method acting] All this talk about the Method, the Method! WHAT method? I thought each of us had our OWN method!
Was nominated 13 times for the Academy Award, nine times as Best Actor, once as Best Supporting Actor, twice for Best Picture, and once as Best Director. In the acting field, only Jack Nicholson
and Katharine Hepburn
with 12 acting nominations each (Nicholson: 8 Best Actor and 4 Best Supporting Actor nominations; Hepburn, all in the Best Actress category) and Meryl Streep
with 16 (13 in the Best ...
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and royalty figures