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Laurence Olivier (1907–1989)

Actor | Producer | Director
KNOWN FOR 
Rebecca (1940) | Spartacus (1960) | Sleuth (1972)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 41 wins & 32 nominations More »
AKA 
Baron Olivier | Lawrence Olivier | Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier  Less
NICKNAMEs  
Larry, Kim
BORN 
May 22, 1907 (died Jul 11, 1989)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (61 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (29 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Lost EmpiresLost Empires (TV Mini-series) Harry Burrard (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Peter the GreatPeter the Great (TV Mini-series) King William III of Orange  Less 1986– 
  • Primary photo for The Ebony TowerThe Ebony Tower (TV Movie) Henry Breasley  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Last Days of PompeiiThe Last Days of Pompeii (TV Mini-series) Gaius (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for A Voyage Round My FatherA Voyage Round My Father (TV Movie) Clifford Mortimer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for A Talent for MurderA Talent for Murder (TV Movie) Dr. Anthony Wainwright  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for King LearKing Lear (TV Movie) King Lear  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for WagnerWagner (TV Series) Pfeuffer (5 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 5
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  • Primary photo for Mr. Halpern and Mr. JohnsonMr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson (TV Movie) Joe Halpern  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Brideshead RevisitedBrideshead Revisited (TV Mini-series) Lord Marchmain (2 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 2
  • Primary photo for Daphne LaureolaDaphne Laureola (TV Movie) Sir Joseph, Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Saturday, Sunday, MondaySaturday, Sunday, Monday (TV Movie) Antonio  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Come Back, Little ShebaCome Back, Little Sheba (TV Movie) Doc Delaney, Creative Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Jesus of NazarethJesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-series) Nicodemus (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
    • Part 2 (Apr 10, 1977) Nicodemus  Less
    • Part 1 (Apr 3, 1977) Nicodemus  Less
  • Primary photo for Hindle WakesHindle Wakes (TV Movie) Director  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Cat on a Hot Tin RoofCat on a Hot Tin Roof (TV Movie) Big Daddy, Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Harry (1 episode, 1976), Producer (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Love Among the RuinsLove Among the Ruins (TV Movie) Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Merchant of VeniceThe Merchant of Venice (TV Movie) Shylock  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) James Tyrone Sr. (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Movie) Mr. Creakle  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Male of the SpeciesMale of the Species (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for NET PlayhouseNET Playhouse (TV Series) Astrov (1 episode, 1967), Producer (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Power and the GloryThe Power and the Glory (TV Movie) Priest  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Moon and SixpenceThe Moon and Sixpence (TV Movie) Charles Strickland  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) John Gabriel Borkman (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) By Arrangement With (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Film FanfareFilm Fanfare (TV Series) Himelf (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Round the Film StudiosRound the Film Studios (TV Series) Writer (Narrative Script) (1 episode, 1937), Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1937)  Less 1937 1
    • No. 2 Denham Part 6 (Oct 18, 1937) Himself - Actor, Writer (Narrative Script)  Less
Self (45 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (71 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Director, National Theatre, 1963-1973 (3 episodes, 2013–2016)  Less 2013–2016
  • Primary photo for The Brontes at the BBCThe Brontes at the BBC (TV Movie) Heathcliff (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for TrumboTrumbo Crassus (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Knights of Classic Drama at the BBCKnights of Classic Drama at the BBC (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Lord Montague / Heathcliff (2 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015
  • Primary photo for Talking PicturesTalking Pictures (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Glad All Over: The Dave Clark Five and BeyondGlad All Over: The Dave Clark Five and Beyond (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for For No Good ReasonFor No Good Reason Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012 $67K
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare UncoveredShakespeare Uncovered (TV Mini-series) Hamlet / Henry V (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Love, MarilynLove, Marilyn Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth IIThe Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (TV Movie) Himself - Film Commentator (archive footage) (as Sir Laurence Olivier)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Frost on InterviewsFrost on Interviews (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Lord Olivier)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for My Week with Marilyn: The Untold Story of an American IconMy Week with Marilyn: The Untold Story of an American Icon (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack CardiffCameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010 £500K $20K
  • Primary photo for Casper och den förbjudna filmenCasper och den förbjudna filmen (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of ThrillersA Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for To Oz! The Making of a ClassicTo Oz! The Making of a Classic (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Truly, Madly, Cheaply!: British B MoviesTruly, Madly, Cheaply!: British B Movies (TV Movie) King Henry V of England (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Sunday AMSunday AM (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #3.36 (Jun 8, 2008) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Spisok korableySpisok korabley Lord Nelson (archive footage)  Less 2008 €6K
  • Primary photo for Never ApologizeNever Apologize Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BrandoBrando (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Ed Bradley (Nov 12, 2006) Himself - Actor (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for John Osborne and the Gift of FriendshipJohn Osborne and the Gift of Friendship (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The World's Greatest ActorThe World's Greatest Actor (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Sir Laurence Olivier)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pride and Prejudice RevisitedPride and Prejudice Revisited (TV Movie) Mr. Darcy (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Cinema milCinema mil (TV Series) Dr. Christian Szell (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.6 (Aug 20, 2005) Dr. Christian Szell (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Brave New WorldBrave New World (Video) Dr. Totenkopf (archive footage)  Less 2005 $80K
  • Primary photo for Sky Captain and the World of TomorrowSky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Dr. Totenkopf (archive footage) (as Sir Laurence Olivier)  Less 2004 $70MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Othello (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • Othello (May 16, 2004) Othello (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Prince, the Showgirl and MeThe Prince, the Showgirl and Me (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Revamping of DraculaThe Revamping of Dracula (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Kid Stays in the PictureThe Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1983–2001)  Less 1983–2001
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1998–2001)  Less 1998–2001
  • Primary photo for Larry and Vivien: The Oliviers in LoveLarry and Vivien: The Oliviers in Love (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself / Hamlet (2 episodes, 1995–2000)  Less 1995–2000
  • Primary photo for The Filth and the FuryThe Filth and the Fury Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000 $607K
  • Primary photo for Aleph, lectures contadesAleph, lectures contades (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Sir John Mills' Moving MemoriesSir John Mills' Moving Memories (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare Hamlet / Henry V (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare's Women & Claire BloomShakespeare's Women & Claire Bloom (TV Movie) Richard III (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for ShylockShylock Shylock (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Classified XClassified X (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998 $65
  • Primary photo for The Silver Screen: Color Me LavenderThe Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Himself (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
    • Marilyn Monroe (May 26, 1996) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for One on One: Classic Television InterviewsOne on One: Classic Television Interviews (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett Show: A ReunionThe Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Sir Lawrence Olivier)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Preminger: Anatomy of a FilmmakerPreminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Actor 'Bunny Lake Is Missing' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes: The Entertainers60 Minutes: The Entertainers (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of MagicThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Tales of HelpmannThe Tales of Helpmann Himself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and BeyondVivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Darlings of the GodsDarlings of the Gods (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Making of a Legend: Gone with the WindThe Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Golden GongThe Golden Gong (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Out-takes and Rare FootageHollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Clapper BoardClapper Board (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Hamlet Revisited: Approaches to HamletHamlet Revisited: Approaches to Hamlet (TV Movie) Hamlet (archive footage)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Selznick YearsHollywood: The Selznick Years (TV Movie) Actor 'Rebecca' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Marilyn MonroeThe Legend of Marilyn Monroe Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Hinter der LeinwandHinter der Leinwand (TV Series) Othello (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Othello (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
    • Episode #19.20 (Jan 30, 1966) Othello (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Alan Melville Takes You from A-ZAlan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) Excerpt from Henry V (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
    • O (Apr 29, 1959) Excerpt from Henry V (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for I Know What I LikeI Know What I Like (TV Series) Excerpt from the film Hamlet / Excerpt from the film Henry V (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958
    • Episode #2.6 (Jun 27, 1958) Excerpt from the film Hamlet (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #2.3 (Jun 6, 1958) Excerpt from the film Henry V (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Film FanfareFilm Fanfare (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
    • Episode #1.13 (Jul 21, 1956) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: Style Center of the WorldHollywood: Style Center of the World (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for Charmed Lives: A Family RomanceCharmed Lives: A Family Romance Himself (archive footage)  Less

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