Laurence Olivier 116 pictures

Actor, Producer, Director
Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High Anglican priest. His surname came from a ...

Born: May 22, 1907
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Known for: Rebecca (1940), Spartacus (1960), Sleuth (1972), Clash of the Titans (1981)