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Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[1/70] I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor - to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself.
4/21/58: According to "Time Magazine," as an addendum to its cover story on Alec Guinness
, in 1957 Olivier turned down a Hollywood offer of $250,000 for one motion picture. Instead of making the movie and pocketing the cash (worth approximately $1.7 million in 2005 terms), Olivier preferred to take on the role of Archie Rice in John Osborne
's The Entertainer
(1960) (a role written specifically ...
Often directed himself in his films