Laurence Olivier

Born: 22 May 1907, Dorking, Surrey
Died: 11 July 1989, Steyning, W.Sussex

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Highlighted works

  • Hamlet


    Laurence Olivier triumphed as actor and director in this stark and imposing screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s drama of tragic uncertainty.

  • Henry V

    Henry V

    Conceived as a wartime morale-booster, Laurence Olivier’s groundbreaking reimagining of Shakespeare combines cinematic sweep with patriotic fervour.


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