Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (; 22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century. He also worked in films throughout his career, playing more than fifty cinema roles. Late in his career, he had considerable success in television roles.
|Full name at birth||
Laurence Kerr Olivier
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
22 May 1907
|Place of birth||
Dorking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
|Date of death||
11 July 1989
|Place of death||
Steyning, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
|Cause of death||
Complications From A Muscle Disorder
5' 10" (178 cm)
Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England
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