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Laurence Olivier

Wednesday, 22nd May 1907 - Tuesday, 11th July 1989
Dorking
England


Primarily theatrical actor often enticed onto the movie screen, notably for his own Shakespeare productions. Otherwise his finest moment was giving Dustin Hoffman some dental work in Marathon Man.


Temporary Widow
Peter Bille
1930
Yellow Ticket
Julian Rolphe
1931
Friends and Lovers
Lieutenant Nichols
1931
Westward Passage
Nick Allen
1932
No Funny Business
Clive Dering
1933
Moscow Nights
Capt. Ivan Ignatoff
1935
As You Like It
Orlando
1936
Fire Over England
Michael Ingolby
1937
21 Days
Larry Durrant
1938
Divorce of Lady X
Logan
1938
Clouds Over Europe
1939
Wuthering Heights
Heathcliff
1939
Q Planes
Tony McVane
1939
Rebecca
Maxim de Winter
1940
Pride & Prejudice
Mr. Darcy at Netherfield
1940
Conquest of the Air
Vincenzo Lunardi
1940
That Hamilton Woman
Lord Admiral Nelson
1941
49th Parallel
Johnnie
1941
Demi-Paradise
1943
Volunteer
Himself - impersonating a fish outside restaurant window
1943
This Happy Breed
Narrator
1944
Henry V
King Henry V
1944
Hamlet
Hamlet
1948
Magic Box
Policeman
1951
Carrie
George Hurstwood
1952
Beggar's Opera
Captain Heath
1953
Richard III
Richard III
1955
Prince and the Showgirl
Charles, The Regent
1957
Devil's Disciple
General Burgoyne
1959
Entertainer
Archie Rice
1960
Spartacus
Marcus Licinius Crassus
1960
Term of Trial
Graham Weir
1962
Othello
Othello
1965
Uncle Vanya
1965
Bunny Lake is Missing
Superintendant Newhouse
1965
Khartoum
The Mahdi
1966
Dance of Death
Edgar
1968
Shoes of the Fisherman
Piotr Ilyich Kamenev
1968
Oh! What a Lovely War
Field Marshal Sir John French
1969
David Copperfield
Mr. Creakle
1969
Battle of Britain
Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding,
CinC RAF Fighter Command
1969
Three Sisters
Chebutikin
1970
Nicholas and Alexandra
1971
Sleuth
Andrew Wyke
1972
Lady Caroline Lamb
Duke of Wellington
1972
Love Among the Ruins
Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones
1975
Seven-Per-Cent Solution
Professor James Moriarty
(as Sir Laurence Olivier)
1976
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Big Daddy
1976
Marathon Man
Szell
1976
Jesus of Nazareth
Nicodemus
1977
Bridge Too Far
Doctor Spaander
1977
Come Back, Little Sheba
Doc Delaney
1977
Boys From Brazil
Ezra Lieberman
1978
Betsy
Loren Hardeman
1978
Dracula
Abraham Van Helsing
1979
Little Romance
Julius
1979
Jazz Singer
Rabinovitch
1980
Inchon
1981
Clash of the Titans
Zeus
1981
Wagner
1983
Ebony Tower
Henry Breasley
1984
King Lear
King Lear
1984
Bounty
Admiral Hood
1984
Jigsaw Man
Admiral Scaith
1984
Last Days of Pompeii
Gaius
1984
Wild Geese II
Rudolf Hess
1985
War Requiem
Old Soldier
1988
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Dr. Totenkopf
(archival footage)
(as Sir Laurence Olivier)
2004
Trumbo
Crassus
2015

BBC Plays
Talent For Murder
83
Academy Awards
31st Annual Academy Awards
Co-Host
Academy Awards
Academy Awards
02/29/1940
Film Night
Episode dated 26 January 1973
Himself
01/26/1973
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
Long Day's Journey Into Night
James Tyrone Sr.
04/22/1973
World at War
France Falls
Narrator
11/14/1973
World at War
Alone
Narrator
11/21/1973
World at War
Barbarossa
Narrator
11/28/1973
Morecambe & Wise Show
Christmas Special
12/25/1973
World at War
Pincers
Narrator
03/20/1974




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