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Biography (print)

Melvyn Bragg. Laurence Olivier. London: Hutchinson, 1984. ISBN 0091587409

Robert L. Daniels. Laurence Olivier: Theater and Cinema. San Diego: A.S. Barnes & Company, Inc., 1980. ISBN 0498022870

John Cottrell. Laurence Olivier. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1975. ISBN 013526152X

Donald Spoto. Laurence Olivier: A Biography. Lanham, MD: Cooper Square Press, 2001. ISBN 0815411464

Roger Lewis. The Real Life of Laurence Olivier. London: Century Books, 1996. ISBN 0712675507

Anthony Holden. Laurence Olivier: A Biography. ISBN R00648 98392

Laurence Olivier. On Acting. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. ISBN 0297788647

Laurence Olivier. Confessions of an Actor. London, England: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1982. ISBN 0 14 00 68888 0

Terry Coleman. Olivier: The Authorized Biography. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2005. ISBN 0805075364

Garry O'Connor. Olivier: In Celebration. London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1976. ISBN 0340522755

Darwin Porter and Roy Moseley. Damn You, Scarlett O'Hara: The Private Lives of Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier. New York: Blood Moon Productions, 2010. ISBN 1936003155

Logan Courlay (ed.). Olivier. New York: Stein and Day, 1974.

Biographical movies
Larry and Vivien: The Oliviers in Love (2001) (TV)

"Great Performances: Laurence Olivier: A Life" (1983)

Darlings of the Gods (1989) (TV)

Portrayed in
"Blonde" (2001)

Kenneth Tynan: In Praise of Hardcore (2005) (TV)

My Week with Marilyn (2011)

Radio Times (UK)19 May 2007, Vol. 333, Iss. 4336, pg. 39, by: Barry Norman, "Film Star of the Week: Laurence Olivier"
The Guardian (UK)1 March 2006, by: Richard Norton-Taylor, "How Olivier staged a tax coup"
The Observer (UK)10 September 2005, by: Simon Callow, "The crowned head"
The Sunday Times (UK)28 August 2005, by: Christopher Silvester, "Biography: Olivier by Terry Coleman"
Talk (USA)August 2000, Vol. 1, Iss. 10, pg. 84-89+123-125, by: Michael Korda, "The Entertainers"
Empire (UK)October 1997, Iss. 100, pg. 196, by: Ian Freer and Jake Hamilton, "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time"
Playboy (Greece)March 1992, Iss. 84, pg. 138-141, by: Eleni Mahera, "Fotoportreto"
Reader's Digest (USA)May 1990, Vol. 136, Iss. 817, pg. 82-87, by: John Culhane, "Unforgettable Laurence Olivier"
Radio Times (UK)14 October 1989, Vol. 263, Iss. 3436, pg. 18, by: Eithne Power, "The final curtain"
Radio Times (UK)14 October 1989, Vol. 263, Iss. 3436, pg. 23, by: Barry Norman, "Talking Pictures"
Vogue (USA)October 1989, pg. 254-256, by: S. Calloway, "Laurence Olivier..."
Blanco y Negro (Spain)9 April 1989, Iss. 3641, pg. 80-85, by: Terenci Moix, "Laurence Olivier"
Reader's Digest (USA)December 1988, pg. 131-132, by: Laurence Olivier, "Points to Ponder"
The Observer (UK)17 May 1987, pg. 21-22, by: Anthony Holden, "The Great Pretender"
Films in Review (USA)February 1984, Vol. XXXV, Iss. 2, pg. 98 - 100, by: Robert Giroux, "Laurence Olivier's Lear"
Films in Review (USA)June 1983, Vol. XXXIV, Iss. 6, pg. 372 - 374, 378, by: Alvin H. Marill, "Lord Olivier on TV"
Film Comment (USA)April 1983, pg. 24-30, by: David Thomson, "Our Lord of Danger"
The New York Times (USA)13 June 1970, pg. 2, by: Bernard Weinraub, "Olivier Is First Actor to Be Named to the Peerage"
Films in Review (USA)1 December 1967, Vol. XVIII, Iss. 10, pg. 64, by: Henry Hart, "Laurence Olivier"
Göteborgs Handels- och Sjöfartstidning (Sweden)4 January 1947, pg. 3, by: Gustaf Munthe, "Kung Lear och Laurece Olivier"

People Weekly (USA)8 May 1995, Vol. 43, Iss. 18, pg. 194, by: Photofest, "The Beauty Hall of Fame"
Playboy (USA)April 1968, Vol. 15, Iss. 4, pg. 140, by: Arthur Knight & Hollis Alpert, "The History of Sex in Cinema - XVIII: Hollywood Unbuttons"
Chérie (West Germany)December 1960, Iss. 2, pg. 48-49, "Diese beiden eleganten Damen sind - gar kerine Damen!"

Magazine cover photo
People Weekly (USA)24 July 1989
English Pages (Belgium)1961, Vol. XXV, Iss. 1
What's On In London (UK)29 July 1960, Iss. 1289
Films and Filming (UK)April 1955, Vol. 1, Iss. 7
Cine-Miroir (France)21 May 1953, Iss. 967
Internationale Echo (Netherlands)November 1950, Vol. 51
Life (USA)15 March 1948
Time Magazine (USA)8 April 1946

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